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Immigrants been deported at check-ins

By |2019-07-12T07:53:06-04:00June 13th, 2017|Immigration|

For years, immigrants facing deportation have been allowed to stay in the U.S. when attending regular check-ins with federal deportation agents and stay out of trouble. After a brief meeting, they’re usually told to return later to check in again. Some of these immigrants are now being told their time here is up. Immigrants who [...]

Who Watches Over the Watchmen?

By |2018-06-14T10:45:47-04:00June 8th, 2017|Immigration|

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed The Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act (H.R.2213). The measure is designed to weaken Customs and Border Protection hiring standards by exempting some applicants from polygraph testing before being hired. Unfortunately the bill will not do anything to ensure good hiring practices by the Border Patrol, which has a history of [...]

Important DHS notice

By |2019-07-12T07:54:12-04:00June 6th, 2017|Immigration|

We are sharing the Department of Homeland Security notice that will mean further documentation will be requested: DHS notice of request for emergency OMB approval and public comment on a new Form DS-5535, Supplemental Questions for Visa Applicants, to collect information from visa applicants who have been determined to warrant additional scrutiny in connection with [...]

Take a look at P.C.’s Story in our Monthly Newsletter

By |2019-07-12T07:54:35-04:00May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Monthly Newsletter This month we want to introduce you to P.C., one of our clients from Brazil. He initially came to the U.S. with a training visa to improve his knowledge and skills in the highly specialized aluminum manufacturing field. After some time working with an aluminum manufacturing company, both he and the company realized [...]

Memorial Day- Also remember your Foreign-Born Heroes

By |2019-07-12T07:55:46-04:00May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This Memorial Day, Americans honored U.S. service members who died while serving their country. Enlisting in the military and risking one’s life is a powerful demonstration of courage and loyalty to one’s nation. For many, this decision is also one to serve their adopted country. Immigrants have a long history in the U.S. military, dating [...]

About Last Week…

By |2018-08-14T11:31:09-04:00May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Last week the WIL team was busier than usual. Besides looking after and taking care of our clients, we attended a corporate relocation-focused conference where we met some very interesting corporations that work with ex-pats and immigrants and learned a lot about global mobility future trends. We also had some team building while making chocolate [...]

Border Crossings Declining for Years. Know Why?

By |2018-08-14T11:33:00-04:00May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

New government data points to a decline in apprehensions of undocumented immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border over the past few months. This can be attributed to a range of factors. It is also important to note that this decline was a trend since 2006, so it is not really something new. Apprehensions normally go up [...]

Happy Mother’s Day!

By |2018-08-14T11:35:25-04:00May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Love. Is the purest of emotions and a natural one. We are programmed for it, it is our deepest instinct and we need it to live. And the purest and most unconditional of all loves is a Mother's love to her children.  Happy Mother's day to all the wonderful mommies! 

News On the Travel Ban court process

By |2018-08-14T11:38:05-04:00May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond heard arguments from both sides yesterday about President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. A 13-judge panel is examining a ruling that blocks the administration from temporarily barring visas for citizens in six countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. An attorney for President Trump is [...]