Blog Posts in 2018

  • Immigration Basics: What You Need to Know

    The legal process of immigration is a complicated one. Many immigrants, both documented and undocumented, may not fully understand their rights. Not fully understanding immigration law as an immigrant could potentially jeopardize any chance of citizenship and remaining in the United States. Here are some basic facts every immigrant should know: Deportation According to the Illegal Immigration ...
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  • What is DACA and How Are You Protected?

    DACA, (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), is an executive order that was signed by President Obama in 2012. The provision provides young immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children, to legally live in the U.S. While there has been much opposition to the DACA order, it’s still very much in place, and many young people are able to register with the Federal ...
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  • Trump Vows to Take Action Against Migrants Heading to U.S.-Mexico Border

    President Donald Trump is attempting to prevent an estimated 5,000 Honduran migrants from making their way through Mexico to reach the United States. This past Thursday, Trump threatened to close the southern U.S. border and send the military if Mexico fails to stop the migrant caravan. Additionally, he said the U.S. will start withholding foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador for ...
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  • Legal Immigrants Face New Hurdles to Citizenship

    As of September 11, 2018, the Trump Administration has implemented another controversial change to the naturalization process that may prevent countless legal immigrants from achieving citizenship. In the past, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) administrators were encouraged to streamline the long and complicated immigration process by providing second chances to ...
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