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With different kinds of Visas for people coming to live in the United States for work, it’s important that you and your employer know which one to apply for and how to meet the proper requirements. Petitioning for a Visa is a time and energy-intensive process. Don’t just dive in, know your waters. To petition…

If you decide not to have your Non-US Education evaluated, you will find yourself very frustrated when applying for jobs that you are not only qualified for but overqualified for in the United States. In fact, your job application will most likely be discarded—especially for competitive jobs—simply because your potential employer will not be able…

The National Day Laborer Organizing Network and the United Methodist Church organized a President’s Day protest attended by more than 50 people in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House. After three warnings were issued from officers to the President’s Day protesters, police began making arrests in Lafayette Park. These protesters were comprised…

In another effort to delay action on immigration reform, house Republicans have declared it’s not worth it to pass legislation because they believe President Obama cannot be trusted to enforce it. While the GOP claims President Obama would not enforce immigration legislation, deportations have hit record highs under the current administration indicating that Obama will…

After rejecting the bipartisan immigration reform legislation that passed through the Senate in 2013 with bipartisan support and backing from business, religious, and social leaders, House Republicans have unveiled a vague, 858-word outline of their immigration reform plan on a one-page piece of paper. This answer to Senate legislation was negotiated not across the isle…

Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs, which allows undocumented immigrants 15-30 years old where were brought to into the United States before the age of 16, haven’t left the United States since June of 2007, and have committed no serious crimes apply to stay legally in the United States. These immigrants must also…

The Department of Justice is taking steps to protect the cognitively impaired in removal proceedings. This includes identifying detainees with mental impairments that render them unable to understand these proceedings and provide them lawyers. However, once identified as mentally impaired, the detainee is denied the option to refuse being represented by a lawyer. This aspect…

Republican Representative Paul Broun, who is running for Senate in the GOP primary causing top Republicans concern with his fiery anti-immigration reform comments. Broun told local news reporters “The only way Georgia is going to change is if we have all these illegal aliens in here in Georgia [and] give them the right to vote,”…

A small glint of hope that the compromise on immigration reform legislation that passed through the Senate might make it through the House of Representatives came through Speaker John Boeher’s (R-Ohio) insinuation that he “may embrace a series of limited changes to the nation’s immigration laws.” He has also hired Rebecca Tallent, longtime immigration adviser…

If you look back over the past few years, deportation rates have hit record highs only to start to recently recede. At the same time, Latino voters have helped push immigration reform farther than it has ever gone on the national level. Although no decisive federal legislation has successfully passed, president-appointed programs and state-level immigration…

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