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H-1b Visa Spouses Eligible for Employment Authorization

In an announcement today, the Department of Homeland Security will permit eligibility for employment authorization to H-4 dependent spouses.  These eligible H-4 dependent spouses are those married to an H-1b nonimmigrant seeking lawful permanent resident status through their employer. 133 more words

Updated Status of Immigration’s DACA and DAPA

Last week, a Federal Judge in Texas ordered an injunction to stop the President’s Executive Order on immigration which was issued on November 2014.  This injunction, however, only affects the Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents. 113 more words

Delay in Green Cards for Parents of U.S. Citizens

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have just learned at the Los Angeles USCIS District Director’s meeting that there is substantial delay for petitions from U.S. citizen sons and daughters to parents for adjustment of status. 122 more words

Immigration

Deferred Action Temporarily Blocked

On Monday, a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Obama’s November 20, 2014 executive actions on immigration reform. In a suit filed by 26 states, U.S. 363 more words

Congress

Increase Immigration DACA Interest as Feb. 18 Approaches

I had a pleasant interview with @KWCH12 and Reporter Beatriz Parres @KDCUBea on the immigration issues surrounding DACA and DAPA.  The interest in this immigration actions has been from both individuals and by employers.  35 more words

Rollout of Expanded DACA Set with DAPA to follow

Plans continue in the Government’s efforts to prepare and handle the application process for expanded DACA and DAPA.  While immigration offices will begin accepting expanded DACA applications Feb. 90 more words

Why and how people immigrate

Hello my fellow immigrants! How are you today?

So why people immigrate? This question keeps popping into my head more often than before. Do not get me wrong, I do not think about it every waking moment but after reading about a new immigration reform, thinking about thousands immigrant workers on H1 B visas trying to impress their employers who might sponsor their dream for the permanent residency (but often are declined and forced to come back to their home countries) and thousands of hopefuls who check their postboxes for magical phrase “congratulations, you are among these randomly selected…”, I started to wonder, is it really so difficult or rather impossible to fulfill this dream? 619 more words

Employment Based Green Card