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Mar 2010

‘Widows Law’: Legal Change Ensures Immigration Rights

Summary New court ruling means widows and widowers remain legal if their spouse dies during status adjustment or petition process First Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling Justice was finally served and a big battle has been won after the First Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Nean Chea Taing v Janeth Napolitano, a decision handed down on May 20, 2009. There is hope for thousands...


Fiancée Visa  K-1

30

Mar 2010

Fiancée Visa K-1

How does the fiancé visa work and what are the requirements? The immigration system can be very difficult to navigate even for a U.S. citizen engaged to a foreign national. The first requirements for a fiancé visa is that the petitioner must be a U.S. citizen. If an American citizen’s fiancé is residing outside of the U.S. and you would like them to travel to...


H-1B Visas and the Hiring Process

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Mar 2010

H-1B Visas and the Hiring Process

What is the H-1B visa? Under the Immigration & Nationality Act, the H-1B visa is a non-immigrant work visa given to foreign citizens working in the U.S. This visa allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers particularly in specialized occupations such as engineering, entertainment, science and education as well as several others. The H-1B visa is dependent upon the active employment of the non-immigrant...


Student Visa

30

Mar 2010

Student Visa

Defining the two visas available to non-immigrants that wish to study in the U.S. Studying in the United States can be a once in a lifetime opportunity for foreigners. However, since 9/11, student visas have undergone policy and procedure changes in hopes of tightening U.S. security. In order for the application to run smoothly, it is important to understand process. In the U.S., there are...


30

Mar 2010

Immigration Detention Gets Reformed

A Broken Inadequate System Immigration detention facilities scattered throughout the U.S. house 33,000 immigrants on average per day. Immigration reform and human rights activists have long criticized these detention facilities for inhumane conditions, inadequate health care, deficient education for children and the separation of families inside the same facility. Currently the nation’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) utilizes a combination of local jails, private...


Immigrant Crime and Deportation

30

Mar 2010

Immigrant Crime and Deportation

Immigrant Crime and Deportation What is it, Who does it affect and How can it be avoided.   What is an Illegal Alien The term “illegal alien” encompasses all individuals present in the United States in violation of the immigration laws as codified under the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 as amended, and the 8 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations). Any individual present in...


30

Mar 2010

Illegal Immigration in 2009 Declines due to Recession

Illegal Immigration Declines in 2009 due to Recession by elianaphelps on Feb.11, 2010, under Law and Policy 2009 Estimate of Unauthorized Immigrant Population in USA This report provides estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population residing in the United States as of January 2009 for periods of entry and leading countries of birth and states of residence. Immigration Statistics Summary DHS estimates that the unauthorized immigrant...



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