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New National Security Policy: What You Need to Know

Like many undocumented immigrants, you came to this country with great hopes. For many years, you got away with working long hours for little money. Yet, your living conditions are suddenly better than in your native land. Not a day goes back that you don’t worry. With the current administration just announcing their new national Read more about New National Security Policy: What You Need to Know[…]

Immigration Laws

Had Enough of Changes in Immigration Laws? You are Not Alone

It’s not that misery loves company. However, the fact that immigration laws keep changing can be frightening to anyone who is not a citizen. Truth be told, it can seem like a rather lonely experience. Meanwhile, you might be surprised to learn that at least one person with some very public exposure could share your Read more about Had Enough of Changes in Immigration Laws? You are Not Alone[…]

Sanctuary Cities

Sanctuary Cities Revisited: What You Should Know

For many undocumented immigrants, sanctuary cities offer some protection. Nevertheless, they may also provide a false sense of security. In fact, just a couple of months ago the news reported the arrest of almost 500 illegal immigrants in raids conducted in sanctuary cities. This could be the expedited route to their deportation. As you most Read more about Sanctuary Cities Revisited: What You Should Know[…]

Diversity Lottery Program

Behind the Scenes of the Diversity Lottery Program

Just about everyone knows there are a few ways to get into the states. However, until recently, many had not heard of the Diversity Lottery Program. The program made national headlines yesterday in light of the latest act of terrorism in New York City. According to news sources, President Donald Trump is blaming the terrorist Read more about Behind the Scenes of the Diversity Lottery Program[…]

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Is the Focus on Undocumented Immigrants Really a New Thing?

No matter what your politics are, you may think the focus on undocumented immigrants is a new thing. After all, the wall to keep out illegals was part of Donald Trump’s campaign promises. However, the reality is that this sort of attitude has been brewing for decades. Some would say that ICE has been going Read more about Is the Focus on Undocumented Immigrants Really a New Thing?[…]

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America’s Most Anti-Immigrant State: A Remarkable Perspective

Across the country, Texas has a reputation for a number of things. For starters, there’s the legend that “everything’s bigger in Texas.” Hair is bigger. Ranches are bigger. Steaks are bigger. And, that’s just the beginning. These days, Texas is getting a reputation for doing something else big. A recent news article says Texas has Read more about America’s Most Anti-Immigrant State: A Remarkable Perspective[…]

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Are Sanctuary Cities at Risk? Should You Be Concerned?

No doubt you already know that Houston is one of the largest sanctuary cities in the nation. Frankly, it may even be the reason you’ve decided to move here. If you’re like millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States, you may feel a little more than frightened and confused. After all, it’s as if Read more about Are Sanctuary Cities at Risk? Should You Be Concerned?[…]

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Scared or Confused about Your Temporary Protected Status?

For the most part, you’ve been able to keep your cool. After all, you’ve been granted temporary protective status (TPS). You understand that you can’t be detained for immigration reasons. Yet, you’re really not sure anymore. If you’re confused or frightened by the current immigration policy in the United States, you’re far from alone. One Read more about Scared or Confused about Your Temporary Protected Status?[…]

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What’s the Difference Between an Immigrant and a Refugee?

You may have heard about refugees, but are not sure what the difference. How can a person obtain refugee status instead of being considered an undocumented immigrant? First, let’s discuss how a refugee is determined. When a person enters this country without going through proper channels (i.e. doesn’t have a visa or a work permit), Read more about What’s the Difference Between an Immigrant and a Refugee?[…]

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Can Nonimmigrant Children be Removed From the United States?

If you’re an immigrant who committed a crime or is in the country illegally, chances are you will be deported by ICE. But what about your children? Do they have a similar fate as you do? In a sense, yes. Those who are under 18 years old can be deported for the same reasons as Read more about Can Nonimmigrant Children be Removed From the United States?[…]