The White House unveiled its new immigration plan on May 16, 2019. This plan is a broad outline of proposed changes to U.S. immigration policy; plan legislation would t need to be written and introduced. For now, it is a plan which addresses the issues of border security and introducing a merit-based immigration program, which…

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US citizens have the right to file a petition for a visa on behalf of their immediate relatives. The sponsor, the person who files the petition, must be a US citizen. There are two categories of family immigration visas, according to the US Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs. The first type of…

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As the holidays get into full swing, we’re glad to bring you a blog that’s both timely and uplifting. Harvard University senior Jin Kyu Park recently announced he’s part of the 2019 Rhodes Scholarship winners – a significant achievement. However, what makes Park’s achievement go from significant to historic is that he’s the first DACA…

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Every year, according to the American Immigration Council, thousands of people who aren’t US citizens apply for asylum in the United States. Asylum is a form of protection from prosecution. The process to obtain asylum is very complicated, and normally requires the assistance of experienced immigration lawyers. If someone is granted asylum, he or she…

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Running from noon October 3 to noon November 6, 2018, the Diversity Visa Program 2020 is currently open to applicants. Proponents of the program are urging interested individuals to apply as soon as possible, as it appears this could be the last of the program for some time. President Trump and Congress have talked of…

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CNN reported on September 6, 1018 that the Trump administration has enacted a policy that undocumented immigrant children stay in detention “far longer than currently allowed.” The statement is a follow-up to the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy enacted in the spring of 2018. Part and parcel of the zero tolerance prosecution policy is to separate…

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According to a recent NBC News report, the Trump Administration is getting ready to make a proposal that would make it tougher for immigrants in the United States legally to become American citizens, or obtain their green cards. The ability of these legal immigrants to get citizenship could be affected if the applicant used one…

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