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Changes to H-1B Visas Favor those with Higher Education

Feb 11, 2019

Recentlyu, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced changes to H-1B visa processing that will go into effect April 1 this year. In the past, a lottery granted 20,000 visa t...

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Asylum Status Can Now Be Checked Online

Jan 30, 2019

During the shutdown, we wrote about how it affected immigration courts. Some cases went forward, but most didn’t and were rescheduled for some date in 2021 or 2022. Because of the stakes that ride on ...

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We Lost and Won at Love Your City Awards

Jan 25, 2019

Congratulations to The Black Men of Labor. Last night at the Love Your City Awards, the famed social aid and pleasure club won in the Culture category at LifeCity’s Love Your City Awards Gala Thursday...

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How the Shutdown Affects Immigration Court

Jan 22, 2019

As the shutdown goes on, the breadth of its impact is becoming clearer. It closed the immigration courts for non-detained cases, so those scheduled to be heard during the shutdown have had to be resch...

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Time to Prepare for H-1B Season

Jan 15, 2019

The shutdown has closed the immigration court, but it won’t stop H-1B season. H-1B visas are issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and that agency is open since it is p...

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The Real Crisis on the Border

Jan 8, 2019

Tonight the president will address the nation to speak about the crisis he believes exists along America’s southern border. The one he sees doesn’t exist. Unauthorized immigration is on the decline, a...

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What The Shutdown Means for Immigration

Dec 23, 2018

What happens to my case now that the government is shut down? It depends on what kind of case you have and where the case is in process. Many different agencies play a part in the immigration process ...

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Monday Last Day to Comment on "Public Charge" Changes

Dec 10, 2018

Monday is the last day to comment on the proposed rule changes regarding immigrants who may be considered by the government to be “public charges.” The idea that immigrants should be more or less self...

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Trump Administration Tries to Keep Asylum Seekers in Mexico

Nov 26, 2018

When Border Patrol fired tear gas on migrants on the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border Sunday, it was one of the more extreme measures the Trump Administration has undertaken to deter migrants fro...

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Trump's Executive Order Further Restricts Asylum--for Now

Nov 12, 2018

In a televised speech on the Thursday before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced a planned executive order that would further restrict asylum, but that promise didn’t capture the p...

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