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Month: May 2017

Senator Wants Workplace Issues Addressed with Improved Immigration Status

Senate President of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Arnold I Palacios, says that improving immigration status for long-time guest workers will help workplace issues in the region, even if this might be unpopular. In an interview, Palacios said that his comments were about guest workers who have been in the CNMI longer …

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Massachusetts Attorney Increases Undocumented Immigrant Prosecutions

Massachusetts’ top federal prosecutor is ramping up the prosecutions of undocumented immigrants who have returned to the US after deportation and wants to ensure the general public is aware of his efforts. William Weinreb, acting US Attorney for The District of Massachusetts, says that while the caseload against such immigrants is still being built up …

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Increase in Applications for US Citizenship Under Trump

More permanent residents in the US are applying to gain full citizenship, according to new figures from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). In 2015, there were 782,975 applications for citizenship filed, a figure that rose to almost a million last year as Donald Trump’s Presidency campaign promises to deport undocumented immigrants became more serious. …

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600,000 Southern Immigrants Could Get Legal Status

A legal aid group released an analysis on Thursday, which claims that up to 600,000 undocumented immigrants living in various states could have a pathway to gain legal residency in the US. The Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) has performed a statistical review of all immigrant screenings. Its findings show that about 15 percent of …

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