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Immigration is frequently changing. Here at Nanthaveth and Associates, we like to keep you updated with the latest news in local and national immigration, tell you about changes within our firm, and share helpful information pertaining to your immigration needs.

Immigration Detention

Immigration Detention Across the United States

Jan 31, 2019

Immigration Detention Across the United States America is a land of immigrants. For years, the “American Dream” has inspired thousands across the globe to immigrate to the United States (U.S.). The Statue of Liberty represents such ideals, stating “give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Yet, current leadership, including…

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Senate

Senate Denies “End the Shutdown and Secure the Border Act”

Jan 28, 2019

Senate Denies “End the Shutdown and Secure the Border Act” January 28, 2019   Last week, Senate Republicans introduced the “End the Shutdown and Secure the Border Act.” The bill’s contents both provided President Trump with his requested border wall funds as well as altering other significant areas of immigration law. If passed, the measure…

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H-1B Program

The Economic Benefits of the H-1B Program

Jan 24, 2019

The Economic Benefits of the H-1B Program Continually popular with foreign professionals, the H-1B visa program provides myriad benefits to both skilled workers and U.S. companies. Each year, employers in need of specific skillsets turn to the H-1B program to fill crucial vacancies. Without the workers to fill this gap, the U.S. economy could suffer,…

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Asylum Denials Increase

Asylum Denials Increase Under Trump Administration

Jan 17, 2019

Asylum Denials Increase Under Trump Administration In 2018, many news stories regarding politics and immigration shocked the United States (U.S.) and its citizens. The current administration, led by President Donald Trump, has proven to be very antagonistic towards immigrants, their families, and immigration in general. Trump has attacked several stalwart foundations of immigration and nationality,…

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Immigration Court Delays Worsen

Immigration Court Delays Worsen Due to Government Shutdown

Jan 15, 2019

Immigration Court Delays Worsen Due to Government Shutdown January 15, 2019   The United States (U.S.) is currently experiencing its longest government shutdown in history. Unfortunately, the partial shutdown begun by President Donald Trump continues with no foreseeable end. At the center of the fight is Trump’s demand for funding for his border wall. A…

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Refugees Versus Asylees

Refugees Versus Asylees: What Are the Differences?

Jan 10, 2019

Refugees Versus Asylees: What Are the Differences? Conflict, strife, and violence across the globe often force people to flee their homes and seek shelter and safety abroad. Catastrophic events or influences can lead to an influx of refugee or asylee arrivals worldwide. But there are key differences between the two designations. In this article, we’ll…

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Trump National Emergency

News Brief: Can Trump Declare a National Emergency to Fund Border Wall?

Jan 8, 2019

News Brief: Can Trump Declare A National Emergency to Fund Border Wall? January 8, 2019   In December, President Donald Trump threatened to force a government shutdown in a desperate attempt to fund his border wall. A hallmark of his 2016 campaign, Trump has relentlessly sought funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall since taking office.…

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Asylum United States

Asylum in the United States: An Overview

Jan 3, 2019

Asylum in the United States: An Overview In a world often full of violence and discord, thousands of refugees flee their native countries in search of peace. Those seeking asylum, or protection, in the United States often fear persecution for a variety of reasons. In fact, asylees may face imprisonment, serious injury, or even death…

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DACA Past Present Future

All About DACA: Past, Present, and Future

Dec 27, 2018

All About DACA: Past, Present, and Future In 2012, President Barack Obama announced that a specific class of immigrants – certain childhood arrivals, were now eligible for “deferred action.” This meant that while officially protected by federal deferred action via DACA, any potential removal proceedings would not occur. Obviously, such protections require recipients to (1)…

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Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

News Brief: Trump Announces Asylum Seekers Must Wait in Mexico

Dec 21, 2018

News Brief: Trump Announces Asylum Seekers Must Wait in Mexico December 21, 2018 Throughout the fall, we’ve followed the unraveling of asylum procedures and policies at the US-Mexico border. In October 2018, a migrant caravan consisting of thousands of potential asylees began an arduous and perilous journey from Honduras. Its goal? American soil, where asylum…

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