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Possible 2019 Changes to Immigration Laws

With 2018 now behind us, many foreign nationals and non-citizens are eager to know what 2019 has in store for them. What may 2019 hold in store for changes in immigration law and policy? Major topics of interest include Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which is currently in the middle of federal court litigation, […]

The Longest Government Shutdown In History

The partial government shutdown had serious effects on non-citizens and intending immigrants. Having started on December 22nd, 2018, and ending January 23rd, 2019. It lasted one month, making it the longest government shutdown in history. According to President Trump, the government shutdown relates entirely to the key immigration topic of border protection, with the President […]

Remembering the Trump Travel Ban

January 27th, 2017 was a chaotic time for most refugees as President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning refugees from entering the United States. The 120 day long ban was directed to seven nations, being Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen. President Trump pushed the publicity of Executive Order 13769 - "Protecting […]

President Trump declares State of Emergency

President Trump declared a state of emergency at the United States-Mexico border on Friday, February 15, 2019. The state of emergency declaration comes days after the U.S. Congress denied his request for funding to pay for the southern border wall, which the President estimates will cost as much as $5.7 billion. The President stated that […]

Donald Trump & the State of the Union Address

On January 29th, President Donald Trump delivered a speech to the millions watching his first State of the Union Address of 2019. President Trump delivered an optimistic and steadfast speech, ensuring listeners that now is the best time to be an American. President Trump highlighted arguably the hottest topics in United States politics, such as […]

U.S. Politician Hires Undocumented Immigrant

Bernie Sanders has hired Belen Sisa, a political activist and DACA recipient, to be the his Deputy Press Secretary. Belen Sisa is an undocumented immigrant from Argentina. Her parents brought her to the United States at the age of 6. She often discusses the opportunities that have led her to where she is today and […]

DHS and the Change to Public Charge

On October 10, 2018, the Trump administration proposed a rule via the Department of Homeland Security that will change what constitutes  a “public charge.” Receipt and usage of certain types of Medicare and Medicaid, food stamps, public or government-subsidized housing, and certain cash assistance programs will have an effect on an intending immigrant’s residency application. […]

PhD Student Faces Deportation

Yatta Kiazolu is pursuing her PhD in History at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Recently, she received devastating and concerning news. Much to her surprise, Yatta may not be able to finish her degree despite having temporary visa to remain in the United States, work, and travel abroad. In fact, she might be […]

USCIS Publishes New and Revised form I-539A

On March 8th, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, published a new form that must be submitted in an Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. Starting March 22, 2019, a new version of Form I-539 must be submitted for all future extensions or changes of status. Form I-539 is an application used by many non-citizens to extend […]

Trump Pulling Back on Mexico Border Closure

On April 4th, 2019, President Donald Trump seemingly pulled back on his decision to close the Mexico – U.S. border, indicating instead that Mexico must increase its migrant enforcement efforts. President Trump gave Mexico a “one year warning,” threatening tariffs if Mexico does not cooperate. He also urged Congress to take action to close “loopholes” […]

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