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Dream Act Introduced in the Senate

Dream Act of 2017 Introduced in the Senate On July 20, 2017, two senators, one a democrat from Illinois (Durbin) and a Republican from South Carolina (Graham), introduced a new bill to protect and provide a path to citizenship to … Continue reading

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New Obama Immigration Policy Goes Easier on Parents

On August 23, 2013, The Obama Administration released a memo giving greater leniency on parents who are in ICE detention. Specifically, the memo from John Sandweg, Acting Director of ICE, states that the goal of the guidance is to ensure … Continue reading

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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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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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President Obama to Outline Path to Citizenship

Obama to Announce Immigration Plan January 29, 2013 – President Obama is set to announce an immigration plan today that will outline how many undocumented immigrants can seek citizenship. The path to citizenship is an important issue among both Democrats … 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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