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Coalition pushed citizenship for immigration reform

A new coalition made up of a number of prominent human rights and labor groups is urging Congress to feature a “meaningful” path to US citizenship as an aspect of any immigration reform agreement.  The Alliance for Citizenship – which consists of groups like the Service Employees International Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center and …

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Oscar nominated film director almost deported

The very first film director from Palestine to receive an Oscar nomination, Emad Burnat, almost did not get to attend the ceremony after nearly being deported by US immigration officials.  The 5 Broken Cameras director arrived at Los Angeles International Airport with his wife and children on 19th February, only to find himself being held …

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Australian Work Visa

E-3 Visas are temporary work visas for nationals of Australia. In order to qualify for an E-3 Visa, you must have a specialty occupation. What is a Specialty Occupation? A specialty occupation requires theoretical and practical application of a body of specialized knowledge along with at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. For example, …

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Nurse Work Visa

The H1-C visa is for registered nurses to work temporarily in the United States. This visa category was created in 1999 to address the shortage of nurses in the United States. The process to obtain an H1-C visa is two steps, coordinating with the U.S. Department of Labor and with USCIS. H1-C visas are issued …

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P Visa for Athletes and Entertainers

Nonimmigrant Visas in the P category (P-1, P-2, and P-3) are for artists, entertainers and athletes. P-1 Visa: For individual or team athletes, or entertainers who are internationally recognized. P-2 Visa: For artists or entertainers who are part of a reciprocal exchange program with a country other than the United States. P-3 Visa: For artists or …

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American Immigration Center Scam Alert – Deferred Action

As the date draws nearer to the policy change announcement promised in President Obama’s June 15th address, we caution Dream Act candidates to be wary of scammers. The Prosecutorial Discretion Policy promises to prioritize deportation of undocumented immigrants, placing Dream Act candidates at the bottom of the totem pole and create a path for them …

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Are Utah’s Immigration Laws Constitutional?

Federal Judge Clark Waddoups has recently said that he will decide whether to delay his decision or whether to apply the immigration enforcement law in Utah to go into effect. The US Supreme Court will decide on a similar immigration enforcement law in Arizona, and it is possible that U.S. District Court Judge Waddoups will …

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