Monthly Archives: February 2015

The 2015 Federal Budget and Immigration Reform

The federal budget of the United States is often used to achieve certain political goals of Senators and Congressmen and this year is no exception. However, one of the big items up for leverage this budget season is immigration reform. … Continue reading

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DACA and DAPA Delayed by Court Decision

The expanded rules for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) have been temporarily delayed by a federal court’s injunction on February 16, 2015. The injunction was filed by Judge Andrew S. Hanen of … Continue reading

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Is Strengthening Borders the Solution to Immigration Reform?

Immigration reform is always a contentious issue and is only made more difficult when certain concepts become associated with U.S. political parties. It is generally accepted that more conservative politicians opt for border control, which is a political buzzword that … Continue reading

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Immigration Backlog Compounds

The backlog in immigration cases within the United States is well-known and extensive, but recent issues may lead to the lines for immigrants getting longer. Already established backlogs, the influx of of children seeking asylum over the summer of 2014 … Continue reading

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Are there Laws that Protect Immigrants Against Fraud in the U.S.

It is no secret that in the United States there are those who wish to defraud immigrants looking to apply for immigration benefits. Many immigrants are scammed out of thousands of dollars and suffer from consequences that come from using … Continue reading

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Is Mass Mexican Immigration to the U.S. Over?

The Pew Hispanic Center, a branch of Pew Research Center, published a report in 2012 that suggests that the net migration from Mexico to the U.S. has effectively dropped to zero. This may mean that mass Mexican immigration to the … Continue reading

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What Is Secure Communities and Why Is it Coming to an End?

President Barack Obama’s most recent executive orders on immigration reform not only created programs that allows for undocumented immigrants to apply for deferral of deportation, but it also announced the end of a deportation enforcement program. The Secure Communities and … Continue reading

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