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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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Immigration Detention and Immigration Bond

It is the policy of the Houston Police Department, and many other police departments, to contact Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) if they encounter an undocumented immigrant who has committed any sort of offense – even minor offenses such as … Continue reading

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Temporary Protected Status for Syrians

Temporary Protected Status for Syrian Arab Republic ┬áTemporary Protected Status (TPS) is a status that the United States Government allows people from certain counties to apply for while their home country (or country of residence) is too dangerous for them … 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┬áprovisional waiver here in the states (I-601A)!┬áThis applies to all foreign nationals, not just Mexicans! The final process will be … Continue reading

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