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Jun 2017

H-1B Visa, Things To Know

Employment­-based H­1-B visas are nonimmigrant visas that allow foreigners to work in the U.S. for up to six years. This program is meant for highly­-skilled foreign workers like engineers, scientists, computer programmers, etc. But U.S. companies are using this work visa program to bring in cheap labor, undercutting American workers. To put an end to the abuse of the H­1-B visa program, U.S. President Donald...


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May 2017

Temporary Protected Status for Haiti Extended for Six Months

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Haiti (and eligible individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in Haiti) through Jan. 22, 2018. After consulting with the appropriate U.S. government agencies and reviewing country conditions, Secretary Kelly has determined that a limited, six-month extension is warranted. Although Haiti has made significant progress in recovering...


Immigration Politics Ticker

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May 2017

Immigration Politics Ticker

On Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee began considering three immigration bills that would implement President Trump’s mass deportation plan. The bills would create a massive, militarized federal deportation force, require local law enforcement to use their finite local resources, waste taxpayer money, and deprive asylum seekers and refugees of humanitarian protection. The committee recessed after making its way through two amendments on the first bill...


13

May 2017

Large-Scale Immigration Fraud | USCIS

USCIS Efforts in Investigating Large-Scale Immigration Fraud Leads to Sentencing TAMPA, Fla. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) assisted in an investigation that led to U.S. District Judge Charlene E. Honeywell sentencing Rosa Cingari to 12 years and 7 months in federal prison and Domenico Cingari to 8 years and 1 month in federal prison for conspiracy, making false statements in immigration applications and petitions,...


H-1B Cap Subject Petitions | USCIS

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May 2017

H-1B Cap Subject Petitions | USCIS

USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions USCIS announced on May 3, 2017, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2018 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in our computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected. Due to the high volume of filings, USCIS is unable to provide a definite...


Know Your Rights as an Undocumented Immigrant

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Jan 2016

Know Your Rights as an Undocumented Immigrant

If you came to the country through the backdoor, meaning illegally, chances are you are on the list of the Department of Homeland Security’s order of deportation. And while many have already been arrested, detained, and deported back to their countries of origin, you do not have to fear because there are immigration lawyers who can help you understand your rights. Yes, even if you...


09

Jan 2016

Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson on Southwest Border Security

Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson on Southwest Border Security Release Date: January 4, 2016 For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: 202-282-8010 (En Español) As I have said repeatedly, our borders are not open to illegal migration; if you come here illegally, we will send you back consistent with our laws and values. In the spring and summer of 2014 we faced a significant...


Immigration Reform in Eight Infographics

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May 2014

Immigration Reform in Eight Infographics

What is this Immigration Policy Reform? President Obama is backing a proposal by the ´Gang of Eight´ to reform Immigration Policy in a major way for the first time since 1986.  Here´s an Infographic showing the key points of reform. Published: SEATTLE GLOBALIST 2013     Who is this Gang of Eight? The Gang of Eight refers to the bi-partisan group of eight Senators who...



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