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The Trump Administration Ends DACA

On June 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump Administration would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  Here is what you need to know. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Temporary Protected Status for Syrians

Temporary Protected Status for Syrian Arab Republic ¬†Temporary 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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