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Trump Finally Admits ‘U.S. Needs Immigrants’

While President Trump’s administration seems to be doing damage control with Honduran refugees seeking asylum in the United States, and also trying to get a border wall built, did he have some kind of epiphany about the practicality of accepting certain immigrants? It appears the answer to that question is an unequivocal, YES! President Trump’s [...]

Trump Finally Admits ‘U.S. Needs Immigrants’2018-09-05T17:56:14+00:00

The End of the DACA Program: What Dreamers Need to Know

The End of the DACA Program: What Dreamers Need to Know On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced the phase out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Since 2012, this Obama-era program has provided a means for young undocumented immigrants in the U.S. to obtain work permits, driver’s [...]

The End of the DACA Program: What Dreamers Need to Know2019-08-20T17:45:09+00:00

Immigrants Said to Make CA Stronger

State civic leaders, theologians, law enforcement, education, and business leaders took a bold stand against deportation Tuesday, March 8, 2016, when they presented the highest court in the land a friend-of-the-court brief singing the praises of undocumented workers and urging temporary relief to as many as 5 million immigrants who currently live and work in [...]

Immigrants Said to Make CA Stronger2019-08-20T17:46:41+00:00

CA Grants State-Funded Health Care to Undocumented Immigrant Kids

The ‘American Dream’ just got a little brighter for California’s undocumented immigrant children, who will now be able to sign up for the state’s health care program dedicated to poor and immigrant children — Medi-Cal.1 "While Congress remains gridlocked with stereotypes and hateful rhetoric, California remains as a hopeful beacon that tells people, 'Immigrants, you [...]

CA Grants State-Funded Health Care to Undocumented Immigrant Kids2019-08-20T17:46:30+00:00

CA Weighs Federal Aid or ‘Sanctuary City’ with Regard to Immigrants

A line has been drawn in the sand, so to speak, and California lawmakers must make a critical decision: Enforce the laws on the books that would require local city, county and state law enforcement agencies to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) officials with regard to immigrants charged and/or convicted of crimes [...]

CA Weighs Federal Aid or ‘Sanctuary City’ with Regard to Immigrants2019-08-20T17:46:04+00:00

A Helpful Guide to Foreign Adoption & the Related Immigration Issues

How to Seek an Immigration Status Change for an Adopted Child from Another Country Adopting a child from a foreign country is becoming more of a mainstream practice in the U.S. In fact, last year, well over 5,600 children from foreign countries were adopted by Americans and brought into the U.S. This makes foreign [...]

A Helpful Guide to Foreign Adoption & the Related Immigration Issues2019-08-20T17:45:37+00:00

Toddlers Can Represent Themselves in Asylum Cases, Judge Rules

When it comes to detaining undocumented and sometimes unattended toddlers or young children coming into the U.S., there has been some backlash, particularly when it comes to the possibility that young children will be confined in a prison-like setting. That is reportedly one of the reasons why U.S. District Judge Jack Weil issued a startling deposition [...]

Toddlers Can Represent Themselves in Asylum Cases, Judge Rules2017-12-19T18:01:24+00:00

Undocumented Immigrants from Central America May Be Targets of ICE Enforcement Action

Authorities at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) department are reportedly gearing up to look for and detain certain undocumented immigrants who have been ignoring deportation orders. These enforcement plans have reportedly been set in motion by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson. Who Will Be the Targets of this Enforcement Effort? Undocumented Immigrants from [...]

Undocumented Immigrants from Central America May Be Targets of ICE Enforcement Action2017-12-19T18:01:24+00:00

Temporary Extended Status (TPS) for Nicaragua & Honduras Extended through 2018, USCIS Announces

TPS for Nicaragua & Honduras Extended through 2018 Foreign nationals from Nicaragua and Honduras are now eligible for extended deportation relief in the U.S., as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security - Jeh Johnson - has recently extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for these individuals. The 18-month extension will reportedly run through July [...]

Temporary Extended Status (TPS) for Nicaragua & Honduras Extended through 2018, USCIS Announces2019-08-06T14:57:32+00:00

Govt. Ruling Deals Blow to Undocumented Immigrant Healthcare

California was especially hit hard by the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a lower court ruling in a 4-4 split decision made in June. The split decision effectively puts an indefinitely hold on any government subsidized programs that undocumented immigrants and foreign nationals were looking forward to receiving when they decided to come to the [...]

Govt. Ruling Deals Blow to Undocumented Immigrant Healthcare2018-01-30T19:09:21+00:00