Trump’s latest expanded travel ban includes North Korea and Venezuela


On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two orders staying lower courts’ (Maryland & Hawaii) preliminary injunctions of President Trump’s September 24, 2017 presidential proclamation/travel ban. Accordingly, President Trump’s most recent travel ban will go into effect while the appeals are pending. The Supreme Court encouraged the appeals courts to...
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Things to Keep in Mind When Talking with Immigrant Families

President Trump recently made the shocking pronouncement that he intends to end birthright citizenship.  Trump declared to news media sources that he wishes to advance his agenda to end birthright citizenship through an executive order.  Trump urged that the U.S. is the only country where a person can enter illegally and have a baby,...
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Unauthorized border crossers to be prosecuted

President Trump said he was preparing an executive order that would nullify the long-accepted constitutional guarantee of birthright citizenship in the United States, his latest attention-grabbing maneuver days before midterm congressional elections as he has sought to activate his base by vowing to clamp down on immigrants and immigration.

“We’re the only country in...

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USCIS Updated Guidance on Expedite Criteria, RFEs and NOIDs, and EAD Validity Periods


To prevent the spread of COVID-19, on November 26, 2021, President Biden signed a proclamation suspending the entry of certain noncitizens traveling as immigrants or nonimmigrants who were present in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe during the 14-day period prior to their entry or attempted entry into the United...
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Video: U.S. immigration policies under the Biden/Harris administration


On October 25, 2021, the United States President gave a proclamation regarding international travel to the US following the existing restrictions placed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The proclamation revised those restrictions and now has allowed international travel to the US to resume, provided that air travelers are fully vaccinated. Therefore, this article explains...
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US Citizenship Act of 2021: The Impact on Legal Immigration


On December 31, 2020, the President signed a Presidential Proclamation on Suspension of Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Who Continue to Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market. This proclamation extends Presidential Proclamations (P.P.) 10014 and 10052 through March 31, 2021. P.P. 10014 suspends the entry to the United States...
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USCIS launches new S.A.V.E initiative: Enabling agencies to ensure more effective compliance with federal laws.


President Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation on April 22, 2020 suspending visa issuance to certain immigrant categories initially for 60 days, and then extended until December 31, 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its impact on the U.S. labor market. This Proclamation does not impact beneficiaries who were present in the...
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Supreme Court seems likely to back limits on immigrants seeking green cards (Source: Washington Post)


On December 31, 2020, former President Trump signed a Presidential Proclamation on Suspension of Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Who Continue to Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market. Although this proclamation extended Presidential Proclamations (P.P.) 10014 and 10052 through March 31, 2021, President Biden rescinded P.P. 10014 on February 24,...
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Senators introduce bipartisan immigration bill to address high levels of migration (Source: CBS News)

In February 2021, the US Citizenship Act of 2021 was introduced in the Senate and the House of Representatives (HR 1177).

There is a lot of information introduced about how the Citizenship Act of this year will enable US citizenship for TPS holders, DACA recipients, H-2A farmworkers, and the 11 million undocumented people...

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