2019 Immigration Statistics and What to Expect for 2020 - Nanthaveth & Associates

2019 immigration statistics are just coming in, tallied by the Office of Immigration Statistics (part of the Department of Homeland Security) and several other research agencies, and what they cover might surprise you. 2019 Immigration Statistics The only 2019 immigration statistics available as of this writing are for the first quarter of the fiscal year,…

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Steps to Immigrating to The United States Immigrating to the United States and becoming a citizen can be a daunting process when you’re not sure where to start. In 2018, there were more than 44 million immigrants living in the US. If you are interested in immigrating from outside the country and becoming a permanent…

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Your Asylum Interview

What to Expect During Your Asylum Interview Throughout the United States (U.S.), thousands of people hope to receive political asylum. They’ve fled from their homes and countries due to fear of persecution, serious injury, or even death. Within America, applicants face a long journey to asylum, including intricate application processes and long wait times. Perhaps…

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Asylum

Court Provides Hope for Asylum Seekers Facing Expedited Removal Each year, the United States removes tens of thousands of people through a process called “expedited removal.” In fact, during fiscal year (FY) 2013, nearly 44% of all U.S. deportations happened via expedited removal. Unfortunately, the process is rife with potential for error and prejudice. Those…

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Expedited Removal

Understanding Expedited Removal Each year, thousands of people face the heartbreaking reality of deportation. Formal removal proceedings can take a long time to process through immigration courts and defendants have a right to legal representation. Unfortunately, many fall victim to a different method, called Expedited Removal. Under certain circumstances, the government can remove certain unauthorized…

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Free Consultation Immigration Attorney

If you’re reading this, you may be asking yourself – “Do I need a lawyer?” The answer is likely “yes.” Your livelihood in the United States is too important to leave any court ruling to chance. When unexpected troubles arise concerning your right to live and work in the United States, you may wonder what…

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Migrant Caravan Reaches US

News Brief: Tensions Rise as Migrant Caravan Reaches US Border December 7, 2018 Beginning in Mid-October, a migrant caravan originating in Honduras began a perilous journey towards the United States (US) border. Its mission – safety in numbers as thousands of Central Americans traveled to the US seeking asylum. Political asylum is internationally recognized and…

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H-1B Visa

A Quick Guide to the H-1B Visa Process Companies based in the United States (US) often seek highly qualified applicants from overseas. Candidates chosen and sponsored by companies can enter the US via an H-1B nonimmigrant visa. In fact, H-1B visas bolster the US economy by encouraging the immigration of highly skilled workers. Often, such immigrants…

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legal representation immigration court

Legal Representation in Immigration Court: Barriers and Benefits Each year, hundreds of thousands must navigate the complicated immigration processes of the United States (US). Without a doubt, immigration attorneys provide a necessary and priceless service to those facing the trials of immigration court. Yet, many do not have access to a lawyer because of lack…

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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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