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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 […]


Walking through immigration court system for asylum seekers

If the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) is unable to further process an asylum application, it will be forwarded to the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), an office of the United States Department of Justice. They are empowered to adjudicate immigration cases and oversee immigration courts in the United States. This court […]


Tests you need to pass before you become a U.S. citizen

In addition to meeting all other requirements, applicants for U.S. citizenship also need to pass two tests in fundamentals of history and principles of government, and English language proficiency in spoken, written and reading in English. Preparing for the civic portion of the test with an agent, you can use the 100 questions and answers […]


Journey to your citizenship, the interview

In your journey to obtain U. S. citizenship, you will be required to have an citizenship test interview with a representative of USCIS. After submitting your N400, Application for Naturalization, immediately start preparing for your one on one interview. At the interview, you will be asked ten questions, randomly selected from the 100 or so […]


Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

The VWP has been created by the government to allow citizens of certain countries to visit the U.S. for 90 day period for business and pleasure without having to obtain a visa before entering the country. Those citizens of selected countries are allowed for 90 day stay in the U.S. and longer than 90 day […]


Getting the Best Tax Lawyer in Fairfield

There are a number of reasons people choose to hire a tax attorney. For one, taxes are very complicated and it can help having a second pair of eyes. Unlike CPA or other tax professionals, you can trust a lawyer with whatever you tell them, thanks to the attorney-client privilege you enjoy. If you need […]




Immigration Inaction Will Haunt GOP in Election: Crowley

Republican leaders “have come up with a lot of excuses” for not advancing immigration legislation, Crowley, the fifth-ranking House Democrat, said in an interview yesterday at Bloomberg News in New York. Excerpt from:  Immigration Inaction Will Haunt GOP in Election: Crowley  Read More →


Computer bug bogs down immigration courts

Computer glitches are bedeviling federal immigration courts in Georgia and across the nation, a problem that could delay deportation cases, keep people locked up longer and drive up taxpayer costs for their detention, said local immigration attorneys. Read more here:  Computer bug bogs down immigration courts  Read More →


Immigration lawyers, DHS settle over access problems at federal court

Colorado immigration attorneys have reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over immigration-court access problems at the Byron G. View original post here: Immigration lawyers, DHS settle over access problems at federal court  Read More →


Oberweis, Rauner refuse to back immigration bill

The two candidates at the top of the Illinois GOP ticket refused to give their outright support for immigration changes that have passed the U.S. Senate. See the original post here: Oberweis, Rauner refuse to back immigration bill  Read More →


Oberweis regrets ‘harsh tone’ on immigration

Before a standing-room-only crowd of immigration reform activists, Republican U.S. Originally posted here: Oberweis regrets ‘harsh tone’ on immigration  Read More →