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Immigrants Christmas Gift: Civil Rights Coalition Successfully Blocks Trump.

Immigrants Christmas Gift: Civil Rights Coalition Successfully Blocks Trump. Making it difficult for immigrants to reach the United States in a variety of ways has been in the agenda for the President of the United States, Donald Trump. However, litigators from the Justice Action Center (JAC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and Innovation Law Lab, with pro bono …

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Forbes: USCIS improperly denied an H-1B petition

Forbes: USCIS improperly denied an H-1B petition US Magistrate Judge L. Patrick Auld has ruled that US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied an H-1B petition after USCIS claimed the position did not qualify as a “specialty occupation.” Stuart Anderson, senior contributor at Forbes, writes that this ruling is the “first known case where a federal judge …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the European Union’s Schengen Area

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the European Union’s Schengen Area As you may have seen in the news, the United States government has prohibited non-US citizens who are from the 26 countries that make up the European Union’s Schengen Area or who have visited the Schengen Area in the previous two weeks from entering the United States. …

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USCIS closes offices nationwide March-18 April 1

USCIS Closes Offices Nationwide March 18-April 1 Effective March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is suspending in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices and Application Support Centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). USCIS Log This suspension of services will be effective until at least April 1. In …

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US Immigration System Changes during the Coronavirus Pandemic

US Immigration System Changes during the Coronavirus Pandemic As the United States responds to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has made sweeping changes to the country’s immigration apparatus, altering daily operations and disrupting the lives of thousands. In a little over a week, there have been a dozen changes, ranging from postponing immigration hearings to …

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Under coronavirus immigration measures, U.S. is expelling border-crossers to Mexico in an average of 96 minutes

Under coronavirus immigration measures, U.S. is expelling border-crossers to Mexico in an average of 96 minutes Migrants who cross into the United States illegally are being expelled to Mexico in an average of 96 minutes under emergency coronavirus measures now in force across the U.S. southern border, according to three U.S. officials with knowledge of …

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USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3

USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3 On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS offices will begin to reopen on May 4 unless the public closures are extended further. Employees in these offices are continuing to perform mission-essential services that do not require …

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U.S. Immigration Officials Evaluate Vulnerable Detainees for Possible Release Amid Pandemic

U.S. Immigration Officials Evaluate Vulnerable Detainees for Possible Release Amid Pandemic U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday they are considering releasing some detainees at high risk for coronavirus infection as detainees and workers have tested positive for the resulting COVID-19 illness. In an email sent to lawmakers, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said that …

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Trump Wasted So Much Money Harassing Immigrants that USCIS Needs a Bailout

Trump Wasted So Much Money Harassing Immigrants that USCIS Needs a Bailout For three years, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) — the federal agency that processes visas, work permits and naturalizations — has lectured immigrants about how they should become more self-sufficient. It has alleged, without evidence, that too many immigrants are on the …

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Health Insurance for Green Card Applicants

Health Insurance for Green Card Applicants Over the past year, the Trump administration has introduced new rules and financial requirements that make it more difficult for many to immigrate to the United States. These tighter restrictions generally affect all family-based applicants. Many of the new requirements revolve around the premise that immigrants not be dependent …

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