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Obama's Executive Action : Expanding Deferred Action Initiatives to Unlawful Aliens

OK, so let’s break it down.  Clearly the centerpiece of President Obama’s administrative “fix” of what he has repeatedly described as a “broken immigration system” are his initiatives to grant “deferred action” (essentially, temporary relief from being removed or deported from the United States) to some aliens who are unlawfully present in the United States, and who were brought to the United States as children and raised here.  715 more words

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

January 2015 Visa Bulletin – Employment-Based Immigrant Visa Numbers

Employment- Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA – mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES 12 more words
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January 2015 Visa Bulletin Released - Worldwide EB-3 Movement

The January 2015 Visa Bulletin was released by the Department of State today.  While family based cases moved forward about 1-2 months in each category, the major movement forward was for employment based category 3 (EB-3) – those sponsored by employers for Professional or skilled jobs.   92 more words


Foreign Investment + Construction = Green Card

When you talk about construction and immigration it’s usually about undocumented workers and the underground economy, at least here in California and other border states.  589 more words


Evite las estafas de inmigración

Con el anuncio de la acción ejecutiva del presidente Obama, hay muchas estafas de inmigración, como promesas falsas de micas o de ciudadanía.  Ten cuidado con las promesas de los «notarios» quienes no tienen permiso de ejercer la abogacía en los Estados Unidos. 34 more words


Beware of Immigration Scams

In the wake of President Obama’s announcement on executive action, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is advising the public to beware of immigration-related scams, including offers to “sell” immigration forms (they are free on the… 36 more words


Upcoming E-Verify Record Disposal Date

Beginning January 1, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start disposing of E-Verify Records that are 10 years old and older. 113 more words