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The statue of liberty vs public charge

The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor has always been a symbol of immigration and of welcoming immigrants to ...
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Is your DAPA child now over 21?

In November 2014, Pres. Obama announced a program, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA), which ...
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USCIS to start reopening around June 4, 2020

USCIS recently announced that it is preparing to reopen some of its offices and resume naturalization ceremonies and adjustment interviews ...
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The June 2020 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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“Secret Evidence” denials are unconstitutional

On April 14, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (which is one level below the U.S. Supreme Court) ruled ...
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U.S. Embassy cancels visa interviews through May 31, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Manila announced that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is canceling all immigrant and nonimmigrant visa ...
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The May 2020 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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Trump’s executive order “suspending” immigration

On April 22, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) or Proclamation, effective at 11:59 PM on April 23, ...
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USCIS announces “flexibility” for non-immigrants during COVID-19

On April 13, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it will exercise more flexibility for non-immigrants who must ...
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