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September 24, 2018

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On March 30th, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced flexible extensions to agency requests in response to COVID-19 pandemic. This flexibility will assist all applicants and petitioners whose issuance date listed on the requests, notices, or...

The National Visa Center (NVC) has confirmed that it has temporarily reduced its staff due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. This in turn, has slowed down the processing time of pending immigration applications.

NVC is part of the Department of State. After the U.S Citizensh...

The Coronavirus Disease, also known as COVID-19, is not only shutting down the world’s economy, it is also shutting down migration. Countries have either limited who is able to come in and out of their borders or have completely ceased all flights until further notice....

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that they are temporarily closing their local field offices until at least April 7, 2020. USCIS is the immigration agency in the United States responsible for the processing of  applications f...

Since 1996, federal laws have stated that aliens generally must be self-sufficient. Indeed, in the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (the INA, or the Act) as amended it is written in Section 212(a)(4) INA(8 U.S.C 1182(a)(4)): “Any alien who, in the opinion of the...

January 30, 2020

President Donald J. Trump has always been known to target foreigners. As President he has made it harder for both legal and illegal immigrants to come to the United States. The President now has a new target: Pregnant women. The President is imposing new visa rules aim...

January 14, 2020

Back in June 2012, when former President Barack Obama was in office, it seemed like the world was in a completely different place. Even though it was not that long ago, it was a much simpler time when our nation was not split in half with different political views. For...

December 26, 2019

When President Donald J. Trump announced to run for the presidency back in 2015, one of his main objectives was to build a wall in the southern border. This topic remains one of the most divisive political topics in United States history. For the political left, it see...

November 6, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Friday, the 1st of

November, 2019, that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from

six countries would be extended, protecting them from the possibility of

getting deported. TPS status for people that originall...

September 3, 2019

On August 29, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services published a new policy that restricts the conferral of automatic citizenship to some children born abroad to active service members. The number of families who will be affected is estimated to b...

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