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ICE deportation
What the New ICE Deportation Policy Means Officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have begun the process of putting in place a policy that would fast-track the arrest, detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants who have been in the United States for less than two years. The expedited removal policy was initially blocked in...
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New York H-1B visa
The Trump administration has tightened the rules for obtaining H-1B visas in the lead-up to the November election. Although the move is being presented as a way to protect American jobs during the pandemic, it will make it substantially more difficult for companies to obtain the skilled workers needed to perform vital tasks within their...
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NY immigration lawyer
Under current law, immigrants who have work permits and those who have lawful permanent residency status in New York City cannot legally vote in municipal elections. A bill introduced on January 23, 2020, however, is intended to provide a process for these immigrants to vote in local elections. This will allow these essential contributors to...
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New York ICE
After a brief pause in enforcement activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has returned to its harsh and aggressive tactics in arresting and detaining undocumented immigrants across the United States. Many of these individuals have lived and worked in this country for decades and have no outstanding criminal warrants or arrest...
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temporary protected status
Refugees who were awarded temporary protected status in the United States after fleeing dangerous conditions in their home countries may soon lose these protections and be subject to immediate deportation after a ruling was handed down from the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. This ruling essentially strips away the legal immigration status of these...
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