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Enough is Enough: Naturalize and Vote to Beat Trump!

The stakes in 2020’s Presidential election are higher than in any election of the previous century. Since Donald Trump became President, he has systematically begun to dismantle an orderly US Immigration system in favor of an inept, undermanned apparatus for the purpose of preventing companies, families and individuals from obtaining immigration benefits legally. Quite [...]

Enough is Enough: Naturalize and Vote to Beat Trump!2019-11-14T20:39:53+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

FAQs About Immigration Scams: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of an Immigration Scam

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of an Immigration Scam Wherever there are people needing help and willing to pay for it, scam artists can lurk in the shadows, waiting to steal money from unsuspecting, vulnerable people. In fact, scams targeting undocumented people in the U.S. are fairly prevalent, as this group [...]

FAQs About Immigration Scams: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of an Immigration Scam2019-08-20T17:45:50+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

Library of Congress Will No Longer Use Phrase ‘Illegal Alien’

The term “illegal alien” has been a part of the American lexicon for decades. While the phrase was first established by the Library of Congress in 1980 (as“aliens, illegal”), in 1993, it was revised to “illegal aliens” in 1993. Since then, however, political correctness has seemed to trigger a fading reliance on this phrase. And [...]

Library of Congress Will No Longer Use Phrase ‘Illegal Alien’2019-08-06T14:59:47+00:00

Waiting on a Visa Petition But Not Eligible to Adjust Status? I-601a Available Now!

Ineligible to Adjust Status? I-601A Available for Visa Petitions Finally, more than one year after publishing a proposed rule to expand eligibility for I-601A provisional waivers of inadmissibility due to the “3 and 10-year bar” for accrual of unlawful presence in the US, the DHS has made the rule final.  On August 29, [...]

Waiting on a Visa Petition But Not Eligible to Adjust Status? I-601a Available Now!2017-12-19T18:01:24+00:00

Advocates Push to Improve California Detainment Standards for Immigrants

Most Americans think refugees and foreign nationals seeking asylum in America get the red carpet treatment. Well, in a lot of cases, that couldn’t be further than the truth. Because instead of walking on a red carpet a lot of times asylum seekers find themselves staring at red lines on the floor of privately run [...]

Advocates Push to Improve California Detainment Standards for Immigrants2019-08-06T15:02:58+00:00

Changing Immigration Status via Marriage

Marriage is one of the avenues to obtaining citizenship in the U.S. Because of this, it's not uncommon for people to try to fake a marital union in an effort to naturalize in America. Sensitive to this potential for fraud, officials at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have devised a number of practices - [...]

Changing Immigration Status via Marriage2017-12-19T18:01:24+00:00

Undocumented Immigrants Count in District Voting Totals, SCOTUS Rules

Recently, the Supreme Court of the U.S. (SCOTUS)  unanimously ruled that undocumented immigrants and other unauthorized residents will be counted towards their legislative district totals. This will reportedly give those districts with undocumented residents more representation in elections. Undocumented people living in the U.S. aren’t granted any voting rights by the ruling. However, their presence now counts [...]

Undocumented Immigrants Count in District Voting Totals, SCOTUS Rules2017-12-19T18:01:25+00:00

Interstate Immigration Fraud Scam Brought Down by Federal Authorities

Interstate Immigration Fraud Scam Brought Down by Federal Authorities The age old adage “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” definitely applies to the case of a Sacramento man, who authorities arrested for allegedly trying to fleece hundreds of foreign nationals of exorbitant amounts of cash in exchange for [...]

Interstate Immigration Fraud Scam Brought Down by Federal Authorities2017-12-19T18:01:25+00:00