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Self-employment an Option for Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants in the United States take advantage of laws that allow them to work legally as their own employers, which in turn helps them support themselves and improves the country’s economy. Companies that hire independent contractors do not have … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Issues for Illegal Immigrants

The poor options for insurance for undocumented immigrants in the U.S. make it only more imperative that comprehensive immigration reform be passed for the sake of the states’ residents. Health insurance can be difficult for people in the United States … Continue reading

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Unexpected Benefits of Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions

A central criticism of Barack Obama’s November executive orders for immigration reform is that they were not well thought-out and leave room for possibly detrimental interpretations. That certainly seems true in terms of how taxes are being applied to deferred … Continue reading

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How Hard is it to Pass the Citizenship Test?

The U.S. citizenship test is much easier to pass than many people expect. It’s tempting for many people to assume that the citizenship test might be some sort of trick to exclude people, that it’s full of difficult questions, trick … Continue reading

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Tax Season for Green Card Holders

Tax season in the United States is the period of time between the first of the year and April 15 and is dreaded by residents for a variety of reasons. Some fear it because they know that they will have … Continue reading

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U.S. and Canada Cut Deal to Increase Efficiency at the Border

Immigration agencies on both sides of the border have cut a deal to allow for more preclearance activities to occur in the United States and Canada. Preclearance is when custom officials inspect travelers for immigration, customs and agricultural purposes before … Continue reading

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H-1B Petitions to Be Accepted on April 1, 2015

The USCIS is to begin accepting applications for H-1B visas on April 1, 2015. Though there are 65,000 visas available through this program, it is well-known for its tendency to run out in a month or less. H-1B visas are … Continue reading

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