Immigration

The Complexity of Immigration Reform

The Complexity of Immigration Reform The United States was founded by immigrants, people traversing the Atlantic Ocean in search of a new and better life. Much like our forefathers of the 1600 and 1700s, immigrants to the United States today are looking for the same thing. Immigration is an issue that is filled with the…

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Health Insurance for Illegal Immigrants

California Contemplating Health Insurance for Illegal Immigrants California lawmakers are finding themselves coming face-to-face with stories from around the state about illegal immigrants who cannot afford the most basic of healthcare. Clinics, such as the one in San Diego that treated an immigrant suspected of having cancer, cannot run the needed tests to help their…

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Asylum Seekers Face Border Flights

Asylum Seekers Face Processing Away from The Border Asylum seekers from south of the American border are now facing a new dilemma as the Trump administration continues its crack down on immigration. According to a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official, asylum-seeking families may find themselves flown across the United States to have their initial…

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A Quick Guide to Naturalization

Naturalization

A Quick Guide to Naturalization For immigrants in America, naturalized citizenship provides a promise of a permanent home. Further, it provides a valuable and knowable future for immigrants’ family members. Today, we review naturalization – who can pursue it and how can they acquire it? If you have any questions about immigration or naturalization, your…

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In the News: Challengers Fight Trump’s National Emergency

Trump's National Emergency

In the News: Challengers Fight Trump’s National Emergency In recent months, the news has repeatedly reported on the political roller coaster caused by Donald Trump. The president has sparked government and fiscal chaos since mid-December, when he forced a partial shutdown in an attempt to coerce Congress’s fiscal plans. At the crux of this tumultuous…

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Immigration Detention Across the United States

Immigration Detention

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 Denies “End the Shutdown and Secure the Border Act”

Senate

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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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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Asylum in the United States: An Overview

Asylum United States

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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All About DACA: Past, Present, and Future

DACA Past Present Future

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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