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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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Immigration Bill Passes Senate Judiciary

On May 21, 2013, the Senate’s Immigration Bill was passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Most bills die in committee so this is a significant step towards passing meaningful immigration reform. Today, Senator Chuck Schumer (D- N.Y.) stated that the … Continue reading

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Senate Immigration Bill and Path to Citizenship

A Group of 8 Senators, known as the “Gang of 8”, both Republican and Democrat, have devised a new immigration path to citizenship. The three ways to get your green card are: Dreamer Standard Path Agricultural Worker All paths require … 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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Senate Immigration Plan

January 28, 2013, the United States Senate proposed what they are calling a comprehensive immigration plan. The plan can be found here: http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/28/politics/immigration-plan-framework/index.html The plan includes registration and work authorization for millions of undocumented immigrants, but only after border control … Continue reading

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Voluntary Departure vs. Voluntary Return vs. Deportation

Many people believe that there is no difference between a voluntary departure, a voluntary return, and a deportation. When, in fact, there is a significant difference between each on of them and each has a different immigration consequence if and … Continue reading

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Waiver/Exception for Naturalization Exam

The US Naturalization test is made up of two parts: and English Exam and a Civics Exam. Not everyone applying for naturalization may have to take the English and Civics Exam. There are exceptions to the English portion of the … Continue reading

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