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September 24, 2018

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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....

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...

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...

February 27, 2019

In order to obtain citizenship in the United States, certain criteria must be met. A person born outside the U.S may become a US citizen at birth through his/her parents or by naturalization. For a child born outside of the U.S, the parents must be the biological mothe...

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...

January 2, 2019

On December 20, 2018 Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced historic action to confront the illegal immigration crisis facing the United States. Nielsen sta

ted that effective immediately, the United States will begin the process of invoking Sectio...

November 29, 2018

The fiancé K-1 nonimmigrant visa is for the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) of a United States citizen. The K-1 visa permits the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) to travel to the United States and marry his or her U.S. citizen sponsor within 90 days of arrival. The foreign citizen...

October 6, 2018

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is awarded to nationals of a country that the United States deems it would be inhumane to send them back to their home country. This may be due to a civil unrest, a natural disaster, or other extreme situations. Immigrants with TPS stat...

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