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  • Trump administration ends protective status for Haiti

    November 23,2017

    About 60,000 Citizens from Haiti were recently given the cold shoulder by the Trump’s administration. It is difficult when your own compatriots give you 18 months to leave the country. The Temporary Protected Status had allowed many Haitians to live and work in the United States since the devastating 2010 earthquake shook the country. But...

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  • Ways to avoid deportation

    November 17,2017

    Many immigrants in the United States are awaiting removal hearings. Some of them may be waiting in jail and millions have already been removed in recent years. Statistics clearly show that less than half of them have felonies or misdemeanors so they should not be cast as dangerous criminals. Since 2014 the amount of immigrants...

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  • Immigrants aren’t stealing American jobs

    November 10,2017

    As millions of immigrants and refugees from all over the world pour legally or illegally into the United States, some American citizens fear they may be displaced from their jobs or their wages undercut by the government. This wrong view of immigration has pushed immigration policies to the far-right. So now immigrants in the United...

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  • Common US immigration challenges startup companies face

    November 03,2017

    Many startup companies venture into the land of the free to grow their business. While there are many opportunities available for business owners, particularly those working in the tech field, the US visa and immigration aspects can be complex, if you don’t have a Salt Lake City business visa attorney by your side. Foreign business...

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  • A waiver of inadmissibility may be your ticket

    October 28,2017

    There are times when immigration authorities find immigrants inadmissible and their green cards could be denied. If you are experiencing this particular situation, you may have a chance to file a waiver of inadmissibility with the help of a Salt Lake City immigration attorney. However, there are some common grounds of inadmissibility with specific requirements...

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  • How Trump’s Immigration Reform Can Affect DACA (Dream Act)

    October 20,2017

    If you or your children hoped to apply and quality for DACA (Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals) to fulfill your American dream, your dreams may be shattering into pieces now that President Donald Trump’s administration is attempting to derail the 2012 immigration policy. Five years ago, former President Barack Obama established DACA in order to...

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  • Trump’s Immigration Travel Ban Expanded

    October 17,2017

    President Trump expands travel ban to include some new travel restrictions. The new modifications are meant to bar the issuance of visas to citizens from three more nations: Venezuela, North Korea, and Chad. The expansion of the travel ban has sparked much debate. While the main purpose is keeping our nation safe, many immigrant families...

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  • Your visa expiration date explained

    October 06,2017

    Some people don’t seem to understand the difference between their visa expiration date and how long they should remain in the U.S. These are distinct legal terms. A U.S. Visa is granted to citizens of foreign countries who seek to enter the United States. The visa has an expiration date as well as an issuance...

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  • Mayor John Curtis Removes ‘Build The Wall’

    September 29,2017

    Mayor John Curtis has recently removed two campaign ads from Facebook where he encourages followers to build the wall and stop sanctuary cities. While it’s natural to build walls and shut people out, this may not be the best approach to immigration. These are controversial topics considered hostile and it is not the time to...

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  • Protecting victims of crime with a U Visa

    September 18,2017

    It is common seeing undocumented immigrants being targeted by criminals due to their illegal status. These abusers ignore that non-citizens can seek legal protection under specific immigration laws that may apply to these trying circumstances. Immigrant victims of crimes can seek a temporary legal status with a U-visa. This visa provides a legal status to...

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