How to Avoid Immigration Scams

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There are many immigrants the U.S. who are seeking legal advice and guidance from reputable sources regarding various immigration matters. The trouble is, while there are plenty of them available, including Kuck Immigration Partners in Atlanta, there are also scammers out there looking to take your money and provide you with assistance that doesn’t actually benefit you. Whether you are …

What Should a Lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S. Consider When Traveling Outside of the U.S.?

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President Trump’s travel ban is on track to temporarily take effect, at least until the Court of Appeals rule, as the Supreme Court overturned the “stay” that had parts of the Muslim Ban on hold, on Monday. The travel ban is the third and newest version and was issued by the President back in September. The travel ban imposes varying …

U.S. Citizens Can Help Their Relatives Become Lawful Permanent Residents

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The U.S. is recognized for the various opportunities available, giving those from other countries the freedom they are seeking and the ability to become successful. Perhaps those are the two main reasons why so many foreign nationals want to immigrate here from other countries. While some may have to go through an extensive process so they can receive the clearance …

The Fear President Trump Has Instilled May No Longer Require for a Border Wall to be Built

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President Donald Trump preached throughout his campaign speeches that he would have a wall built that would prohibit individuals from crossing into the U.S. at the Mexican border, however, it may no longer be necessary. According to Newsweek, the number of immigrants apprehended by U.S. Customs Border and Protection(CBP) has already decreased from 31,582 in January to 11,125 in April. …

What Are the Criteria for Obtaining Asylum in the United States?

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If you left your home country out of fear for your own safety and you have a credible fear to return, you may qualify for asylum in the United States. There are strict criteria that you must meet to be eligible for asylum. Two of the most important requirements are: You were persecuted in your home country in the past …

What Ending DACA Means—And Where the Fight is Today to Keep DACA

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In another staggering blow to the U.S. immigrant community, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has protected nearly 900,000 young unauthorized immigrants from deportation over the course of its existence, has been rescinded. In her recent memorandum to USCIS officials, Elaine C. Duke, acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, rescinded the June 15, 2012 memorandum …

24,000 Georgians Affected by Rescission of DACA—Atlanta Green Card Attorney Insights

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The future of 24,000 Georgians is uncertain now that the Obama-era program that shielded them from deportation has been rescinded. Earlier this month, it was announced that the Department of Homeland Security will no longer accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which gave eligible undocumented immigrants the right to live and work legally in the …

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Law Punishing “Sanctuary Cities” That Refuse to Comply With ICE Detainer Requests

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Uninformed lawmakers looking to score cheap political points on both the federal and state levels have been pushing legislation that would punish fake “sanctuary cities” (they don’t really exist) or those that do not comply with ICE detainer requests for valid, constitutional reasons. When police arrest a suspected undocumented immigrant for a crime, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will sometimes, …

Fed Officials Voice Concern That Immigration Crackdowns Will Lead to Workforce Shortage

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On the campaign trail, President Trump missed no opportunity to share his goal to stem the flow of illegal immigration to the United States. According to USA Today, since the president signed an executive order in January to enhance immigration enforcement, arrests of undocumented immigrants have increased 38 percent compared to the same period in 2016. Although supporters of the …

U.S. Embassy Temporarily Suspends Issuing Russia Non-immigrant Visas

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Tensions between Washington and Moscow have taken yet another downturn. After U.S. Congress approved sanctions against Russia for attempting to influence the 2016 presidential election, Vladimir Putin retaliated in early August by ordering the reduction of U.S. diplomatic staff by 755, or about two-thirds. In response, the U.S. embassy announced that it will be suspending non-immigrant visas for eight days. …