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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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Is the Injunction Against Obama’s Immigration Executive Orders Fair?

An immediate reaction that many immigration advocates may have regarding Judge Hanen’s injunction against President Obama’s November immigration executive orders may be that it’s unfair and intentionally obstructive. However, this is the government’s process. The United States government is based … Continue reading

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DACA and DAPA Delayed by Legal Loophole

The Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DACA and DAPA) have been postponed due to concerns by a Texas court that the federal government did not follow proper procedures for instituting the new executive … Continue reading

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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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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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Has Obama Done Enough for Immigration Issues?

A recent Politico article quoted Representative Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) as rating Barack Obama with a B+ for his efforts on immigration in his two terms as president so far. Rep. Sanchez is the newest chairwoman for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, … Continue reading

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