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Senate Agrees to Hear Debate on Immigration Bill

Last week the US Senate approved the motion to proceed with the Gang of 8 immigration bill.  There was overwhelming approval to move forward with meaningful immigration reform! In a vote of 84 yeas and 15 nays, the US Senate … Continue reading

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Temporary Protected Status for Nicaragua and Honduras

Department of Homeland Security – USCIS has extended Temporary Protected Status  for Nicaragua and Honduras for 18 months from July 6, 2013 through January 5, 2015. Immigrants that currently have TPS can re-register to extend their status. Also, employment authorization cards … Continue reading

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Obama Immigration Plan

Yesterday President Obama spoke about his plan to fix the broken immigration system in the United States. His plan was similar to that of the Senate. Below are the highlights from President Obama’s plan: · Continuing to Strengthen Border Security: … Continue reading

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Obama DREAM Act Requirements – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DREAM Act Lite On June 15, 2012, President Barak Obama and the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that certain people who came to the United States as children could get a work permit. This process … Continue reading

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I-601 Waiver Stateside

UPDATE: JANUARY 2, 2013 – Immediate relatives who are in the process of obtaining a visa can now apply for a provisional waiver here in the states (I-601A)! This applies to all foreign nationals, not just Mexicans! The final process will be … Continue reading

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