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Gang of eight, Obama present immigration reform proposals in DC

On January 28, 2013, a Bipartisan group of Senators dubbed the Gang of Eight introduced a blueprint for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). On Monday, January 28, 2013, a Bipartisan group of Senators introduced a blueprint for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). The Senators, dubbed the "Gang of Eight," include Shumer, McCain, Durbin, Graham, [...]

By |2018-03-23T17:26:03+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Blogs, Border Security, U.S. Immigration Law|Comments Off on Gang of eight, Obama present immigration reform proposals in DC

Consular Reassignment in Mexico

There is a relatively risk-free option available via the US Embassy in Mexico for citizens of third countries, which may end soon due to Consular reassignment. Most readers have either first-hand knowledge of the difficulties to be encountered at the United States Embassies abroad when applying for nonimmigrant visas, or have heard [...]

By |2018-03-28T14:38:26+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Border Security, Immigration News|Comments Off on Consular Reassignment in Mexico

Huge increase in Cuban immigration through Mexico

People who defect from Cuba lose their home country; and even people who go on an extended trip can lose their citizenship to the country. After 11 months outside of Cuba, citizens of the country are no longer welcome back. This has since been increased to 24 months, but the policy is a massive breach [...]

By |2018-04-17T16:03:53+00:00November 9th, 2012|Categories: Border Security, Family Immigration, Immigration News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Huge increase in Cuban immigration through Mexico

Though illegal immigration numbers drop, border deaths more common

The number of migrants dying during the journey across the U.S.-Mexico border has not significantly dropped despite far lower numbers of people crossing the border illegally. The desert environment is highly hazardous, though the U.S. Customs and Border Protections (CBP) continues efforts to prevent deaths in the area. The increased militarization of the border and [...]

By |2018-03-26T17:36:10+00:00August 17th, 2012|Categories: Border Security, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Though illegal immigration numbers drop, border deaths more common

Brutal police treatment induced woman to deny her US citizenship

It doesn't matter if you are talking about criminal defense, immigration or a car accident -- in any potentially criminal situation, the expectation is that police officers will act in a dignified and respectful manner so that the case can be properly and efficiently handled. A lack of this conduct can lead to a violation [...]

By |2018-03-28T16:37:46+00:00June 8th, 2012|Categories: Border Security, Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Brutal police treatment induced woman to deny her US citizenship

‘Cross Check’ immigration raid leads to 206 Los Angeles arrests

Operation "Cross Check" was performed earlier this month by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, making national headlines. The operation was composed of myriad raids across the nation, eventually detaining more than 3,100 illegal immigrants who could face deportation. "Cross Check" hit close to home as well, with 206 people arrested in Los Angeles, California. [...]

By |2018-04-20T16:45:33+00:00April 13th, 2012|Categories: Border Security, Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on ‘Cross Check’ immigration raid leads to 206 Los Angeles arrests