Immigration News

Immigration Court Delays Worsen Due to Government Shutdown

Immigration Court Delays Worsen

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: What Are the Differences?

Refugees Versus Asylees

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

Trump National Emergency

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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News Brief: Trump Announces Asylum Seekers Must Wait in Mexico

Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

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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H-1B Visa Updates Proposed by USCIS

H-1B Visa Updates

H-1B Visa Updates Proposed by USCIS December 20, 2018   Across the United States (U.S.), the H-1B visa program benefits thousands upon thousands of immigrants and employers alike. Recipients of H-1B visas work in a variety of fields, benefit the U.S. economy, and bring unique skillsets to the labor market. Because of its benefits and…

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News Brief: Government Shutdown Looms as Trump Demands Border Wall Funding

Trump Demands Border Wall

News Brief: Government Shutdown Looms as Trump Demands Border Wall Funding December 14, 2018 During his 2016 campaign, Donald Trump made a key campaign promise: to build a continuous physical barrier along the southern United States (U.S.) border. This was received with fervor by Trump’s supporters. Chants of “build the wall!” boomed during the 2016…

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News Brief: New Trump Asylum Policies at US-Mexico Border

Trump Asylum Policies

News Brief: New Trump Asylum Policies at US-Mexico Border November 30, 2018 As families across America celebrated Thanksgiving last week, the Trump administration continued to work to deny rights to asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border. According to The Washington Post, a potential new deal may force migrants from South and Central America to wait…

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Can Birthright Citizenship Be Revoked?

birthright citizenship

Can Birthright Citizenship Be Revoked? Around the midterm elections in November 2018, immigration was a major topic discussed by politicians and news sources alike. In a few short weeks, President Trump lambasted asylum seekers approaching the United States border and discussed his desire to end birthright citizenship. While the president’s sweeping goals regarding immigration are…

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News Brief: Military Deployed to Southern US Border as Migrant Caravan Approaches

military deployed to southern us border

News Brief: Military Deployed to Southern US Border as Migrant Caravan Approaches November 1, 2018 Military Deployed to Southern US Border Last week, Nanthaveth & Associates published a news brief discussing the caravan of migrants approaching the United States. Consisting of mostly Central Americans from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, the caravan continues to make headlines…

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News Brief: Migrant Caravan Approaches United States Border

migrant caravan

News Brief: Migrant Caravan Approaches United States Border October 24, 2018 Over the last week, major news outlets across the United States (US) have focused on a new immigration crisis facing the nation. A caravan containing upwards of 7,000 migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers travels towards the southern US border. With midterm elections looming, it…

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