Presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised sweeping changes to President Trump’s immigration policies if the Democrat is elected this November. However, a return to Obama-era rules won’t be easy, according to immigration experts.
This week a proposed White House policy came to light that could jeopardize the privacy of millions of U.S. immigrants – as well as some U.S. citizens. The proposed measure would require anyone associated with an immigration application process to provide highly sensitive biometric information to the government – which would be kept in perpetuity.
Facing an unending case load is nothing new for immigration judges. Immigration courts are known for having backlogs of cases months – or even years – long.
The global health crisis has hit the U.S. economy hard – leaving millions of people unemployed. While the federal government has responded by creating unemployment insurance programs that can assist nearly all categories of workers, many legal immigrants are afraid of what accepting unemployment benefits could mean for their immigration status.
Last week, international students across the United States received some alarming news. The White House issued a rule that would prevent such students from residing in the U.S. if they did not take at least one class in person.
The murder of George Floyd has sparked protests around the country. People in every state in the U.S. are marching in the streets and demanding an end to racial injustice.
Being an immigrant in the U.S. has become increasingly difficult in recent years. You may worry that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents could show up at your home or your work. Or you could worry about the implications a simple traffic violation could have on your immigration status.
Last year’s policy changes for investment visas aimed for better submissions by raising the effort and money you need to commit. Now, the U.S. government is looking to repay you by reducing the other big cost – time.
The Trump administration is targeted in a lawsuit saying the CARES Act discriminates against more than 1 million Americans by denying $1,200 stimulus payments to those married to immigrants without Social Security numbers.
Nearly 48 hours after declaring his intentions on Twitter, President Trump signed an executive order forbidding some immigrants from entering the United States.