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Law changes regarding tuition costs give hope to immigrants

Going to college is a dream that many high school students have. After all, college can be the gateway to bigger and better things, including building one's knowledge and skill set. It can also open up opportunities for various careers. For many undocumented immigrants living in the Los Angeles area, attending college is a dream [...]

By |2018-03-20T14:44:12+00:00March 21st, 2013|Categories: Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Law changes regarding tuition costs give hope to immigrants

Immigrant hopes to obtain legal status through deferral program

By and large, immigrants who come to Los Angeles are not coming here for unsavory purposes. Most just want to have a better life and opportunities that they do not have in their home countries. They see the United States as a land of opportunity where they can be free to live their lives in [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:47:35+00:00March 19th, 2013|Categories: Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Immigrant hopes to obtain legal status through deferral program

New work permit grants freedom to undocumented immigrant

For some undocumented immigrants living in the Los Angeles area who were brought to this country as infants or young children, this country is all they know. The thought of being taken to a land that to them is foreign and where they have no memory of living can be downright frightening. Yet staying in [...]

By |2018-03-28T15:13:56+00:00February 19th, 2013|Categories: Employment Eligibility, Employment-Based Immigration|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on New work permit grants freedom to undocumented immigrant

Undocumented immigrant mother of 2 plans to apply for waiver

Imagine having a family member that you depend on to take care of you and provide you with your basic needs. Now imagine living in fear that at any moment that family member could be taken away from you and deported out of the country. For many families living in the Los Angeles area, this [...]

By |2018-03-20T16:52:16+00:00February 7th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration|Tags: , |Comments Off on Undocumented immigrant mother of 2 plans to apply for waiver

Proposed bill would let undocumented immigrants drive legally

Immigration advocates in California have tried to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license for a while. For the past 14 years, proponents have been unsuccessful. However, many supporters believe that this year may be different. A California Democrat has proposed a bill that would allow driver's licenses to be issued to anyone who [...]

By |2018-03-09T16:27:28+00:00January 26th, 2013|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on Proposed bill would let undocumented immigrants drive legally

Groups plan activities designed to encourage immigration reform

The path to citizenship for any immigrant in the Los Angeles area can be a difficult one. There are many hurdles along the way. At times the dream of becoming a United States citizen may seem out of one's grasp, but new efforts to completely overhaul the immigration system may make those dreams a reality. [...]

By |2018-03-09T19:11:52+00:00January 22nd, 2013|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on Groups plan activities designed to encourage immigration reform

New green card policy could allow families to stay intact

Imagine living in fear that at any time your spouse may be deported. For many couples living in Los Angeles, this is a reality that they have to face every day of their lives. The feeling of unease and constantly looking over your shoulder can take its toll. Being constantly on guard is no way [...]

By |2018-04-17T14:49:52+00:00January 17th, 2013|Categories: Family Immigration, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on New green card policy could allow families to stay intact

Immigration activist stops her own mother’s deportation

When an individual is deported, it can have devastating effects on the lives of members of his or her family. Many people in Los Angeles and its surrounding areas live in constant fear that someone precious to them may be taken away and they may feel powerless to stop it. However, there are ways to [...]

By |2018-04-18T15:32:49+00:00January 14th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Immigration activist stops her own mother’s deportation