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Mexico’s response to Arizona’s Anti Illegal Immigration Bill

Mexico’s response to Arizona’s Anti Illegal Immigration Bill

With the Senate Bill 1070 passed on April 23, 2010 by Jan Brewer, its (Republican) governor, the whole country has been divided on the subject of racial profiling, the violation of civil rights as we know it and rightly so, as this law moves away from the beliefs on which the nation of the United […]


An Emphasis on Tighter Border Security

An Emphasis on Tighter Border Security

The Arizona Senate Bill 1070 has more than just raised issues and accusations of racial profiling and fascistic behavior by also finally getting enough attention from Congress and the Federal government. Since the state of Arizona has already toughened its stance on immigration, and has not thrown the federal government a bone (if you will) […]




The skinny about H1-B and L1-B visas

U.S. companies who are looking to fill high-tech vacancies from workers from outside the U.S. when suitable employees are not available. They are mainly using two programs available to them: H1-B and L1-B visas. H1-B has a yearly cap of 85,000 visas a year to bring highly skilled workers into the country. Unlike H1-B visas, […]


The Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

The EAD is also commonly known as “work permit” is issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to an eligible person to legally work in the U.S. This is not same as the well-known “Green Card”. In order to obtain an EAD, eligible candidates needs to file Form I-765, Application for Employment […]


Basics of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was created by the Homeland Security Act of 2002, a direct response to September 11, 2011 (commonly known as 9/11) events. The former United States Custom Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Services are either completely or partially incorporated under the new agency. It is an agency […]


Wrong Employment Authorization Permits (EAP) to be recalled

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is empowered to implement the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA is a program that allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the US before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to get a renewable two-year work permit and exemption from deportation. Policy which authorized […]


Obtaining a Refugee Travel Document

Refugees and asylees who have been granted permanent residency by the US government should obtain a Refugee Travel Document before leaving the country. If not they are risking the refusal of reentry to the US. However, having a Travel Document doesn’t guarantee reentry to the country either. You will be subject to further investigation and […]


The United States to accept Syrian refugees

Syrian crisis started almost three years ago resulted in millions fleeing the country and neighboring countries Jorden, Lebanon and Turkey are burden with caring for them. At the last count more than 3.8 million Syrians fled the country. Now it is the largest humanitarian disaster in the world. Starting in 2015, the United States will […]


The United States to increase the number of Syrian refugees

The ongoing crisis in Syria resulted in many Syrians leaving the conflict zone. Began several years ago, refugees are fleeing to neighboring countries including Lebanon and Turkey from Syria. Started as an uprising against the Bashar al-Assad government, Syrian conflict now attracts foreign fighters and hardline Islamic State fighters. It has been a long standing […]


How the United States define a refugee

According to the U.N. High Commission for Refugees wars, famine, political unrest and many others cause more than 40 million people a year to cross borders throughout the world. The United States honor struggles of many of these refugees on June 20 with a World Refugee Day. There is a difference between a refugee and […]




Immigration Reform And Marco Rubio 2016: Hispanics At Odds With Presidential Candidate

If Marco Rubio becomes the first Latino president, it won’t be because of the Latino vote. Excerpt from:  Immigration Reform And Marco Rubio 2016: Hispanics At Odds With Presidential Candidate  Read More →


Capitol Report: Immigration debacle dogs Rubio as he launches White House bid

Immigration is Marco Rubio’s No. 1 liability in his 2016 White House bid; Democrats fundraise off Hillary Clinton’s campaign announcement; the White House slams Republicans’ estate-tax repeal vote; and more. See the original post here: Capitol Report: Immigration debacle dogs Rubio as he launches White House bid  Read More →


Immigration debacle dogs Rubio

But even tea party critics say he's contained the damage. See original here: Immigration debacle dogs Rubio  Read More →


Clinton’s Fuzzy Position on Immigration Worries Activists

One of the key issues in the 2016 presidential campaign is certain to be how the candidates propose to deal with illegal immigration, from border security to the treatment of undocumented individuals already … See the rest here: Clinton’s Fuzzy Position on Immigration Worries Activists  Read More →


As Country Changes, Rubio And Republicans Try To Adjust

On gay rights and immigration, Republicans running for president, like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, are trying to navigate a tricky course between their party and the country at-large. Read the rest here:  As Country Changes, Rubio And Republicans Try To Adjust  Read More →