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September 24, 2018

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On June 16, 2020, the Trump Administration published a final rule making it harder of immigrants with pending asylum applications to receive employment authorization documents. According to the government, the rule is aimed at reducing incentives for immigrants to file...

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...

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...

August 26, 2019

On August 2nd, 2019 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a memo stating its intention to end two parole programs: the Haitian Family Reunification Parole program and the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole program. 

According to the Trump ad...

August 14, 2019

In August of 2019, the Trump administration published a rule amending the Department of Homeland Security regulations for admission or adjustment of status. The rule would make someone inadmissible and therefore ineligible to be a green card holder if he or she is like...

March 12, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has filed a notice that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for foreign nationals from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan until Jan. 2, 2020. The notice, published in the Federal Register March 1, explained th...

January 30, 2019

On January 25, 2019 after more than a month of the government being shut down, President Trump announced that he will back a short-term funding bill to reopen the government that does not include funds to construct a wall along the southern border. This victory is due...

January 8, 2019

The federal government officially shutdown Friday, December 21, 2018 at midnight when Congress couldn’t agree on a spending plan that included $5 billion President Trump requested for a wall on the nation’s southern border. President Trump has previously given governme...

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