Report By SelfLawyer – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

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SelfLawyer regularly publishes empirical portraits of U.S. immigration policy.  Our goal is to analyze trends in the immigration system, to explain policies underlying the immigration process, and to anticipate developments in immigration law.  This SelfLawyer portrait will focus on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. What is DACA? DACA was established in 2012 […]

Immigration News Today

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White House Prepares New Immigration Limits, Using Coronavirus As Cover, CNN On April 22, 2020, the Trump administration issued a presidential proclamation that suspended the entry of most new immigrants, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis with few exceptions for some guest workers. The Trump government is now preparing to unfold another set of […]

Immigration News Today

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Federal Immigration Agency to Furlough Employees unless Congress Provides Funding, CNN Amidst everything going on due to the Covid-19 outbreak, there’s another adding on to the list. This one comes from the federal agency responsible for visa and asylum processing, US Citizenship and Immigration Services. The USCIS has stated that it will have to furlough […]

Immigration News Weekly Digest – May 22, 2020

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Low Unemployment Rate In Tech Harms Trump H-1B Visa Plans, Forbes The Trump administration has been trying its best to use the coronavirus pandemic as a reason to make immigration tougher. Apparently, Trump Government’s efforts to impose new H-1B visa restrictions to put a stop on the immigration into the U.S. has been given a […]

Trump’s Sweeping Changes In Immigration – A Before and After Look [2020]

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″ custom_padding=”2px||2px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.3.2″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” inline_fonts=”Georgia”] SelfLawyer looks at the sweeping changes President Trump has made – or has attempted to make – in U.S. immigration policy.  Travel Ban First Travel Ban: Within a week of taking office, President Trump signed Executive Order 13769 […]

Latest Immigration News – Stimulus Checks, H1B and Unemployment Benefits [May 2020]

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″ custom_padding=”2px||1px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.3.2″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] We cover the latest immigration news for the past week in the U.S. U.S. citizens with immigrant spouses sue to get coronavirus checks they were denied, NBC News Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump Govt released a stimulus check, […]

Trump Signs the Executive Order; Do you Fall Under it’s Radar? Check out all the Details Related to this Temporary Immigration Ban

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″ custom_padding=”2px||4px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.3.2″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” inline_fonts=”Georgia”] We had recently informed you about President Trump’s executive order on Monday, regarding a 60-day ban on legal immigrants seeking permanent residence in the United States, in an attempt to protect the health and economic well-being of American […]

Trump’s Xenophobia Strikes Again: Trump Suspends Immigration to the U.S.; Find out Why?

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″ custom_padding=”2px||5px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” min_height=”2259px” custom_padding=”10px||6px|||”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.3.2″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” min_height=”2229px”] President Donald Trump and his troop of advisers have piggybacked on the agenda of illegal immigration and have depicted an ‘apparent sense of disparity’ towards the growing number of immigrants in the U.S., since his Presidential […]

SelfLawyer First Generation Immigrant Scholarship

SelfLawyer First Generation Immigrant Scholarship

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‘No Stimulus Check, Medicare Programs and Unemployment’ Pave Difficult Roads for Immigrant Communities, Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″ custom_padding=”2px||5px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”2px|||||”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.3.2″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” hover_enabled=”0″] The novel coronavirus pandemic has hit the world economy harshly. Not only has it rendered millions of jobs in the United States but has also infected over 236,732 citizens of the country. The U.S. government has stepped […]