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California Wildfires Disrupt Immigration Services

The deadly wildfires raging across western states like California, New Mexico, Utah, Oregon and Colorado may have displaced immigrants from their homes. One of the big concerns by immigration advocates is that undocumented residents may not seek shelter for fear of government reprisals, such as deportation. The wildfires have burned thousands of acres, so far. [...]

California Wildfires Disrupt Immigration Services2019-08-06T14:45:30+00:00

DHS Gives Syrian Refugees 18-Month Extension for U.S. Stay

In a seemingly controversial move given the current presidential election, the Department of Homeland Security announced on August 1 that it was extending Syrians’ rights to stay living in the U.S., if they apply for temporary protected status (TPS) preventing them from possible deportation. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended the existing TPS [...]

DHS Gives Syrian Refugees 18-Month Extension for U.S. Stay2019-08-20T17:46:51+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

What are immigrants’ options while waiting for reform?

Immigration reform continues to be a hot topic for Obama's administration. As a result, changes to the immigration system may be on the horizon. Immigration reform continues to be a hot topic for Obama's administration. As a result, changes to the immigration system may be on the horizon. In the meantime, it [...]

What are immigrants’ options while waiting for reform?2019-08-20T17:58:24+00:00

Utah’s Immigration Law: A Saner State Solution to a National Issue?

Recent legislation approved by the Utah legislature and awaiting its governor's signature is receiving praise as a rare example of "sane" immigration policy. Border states from California to Texas have been the site of some of the most heated rhetoric over U.S. immigration policy in recent years. After Arizona's passage of its [...]

Utah’s Immigration Law: A Saner State Solution to a National Issue?2019-08-20T17:58:56+00:00