US Immigration

Coronavirus [COVID-19]: qué impacto tendrá en la inmigración y los inmigrantes de EE. UU.

Pareciera que todos los días hay una nueva noticia sobre el COVID-19 y su impacto en la vida de los estadounidenses. La velocidad de las noticias ha dejado aturdidos y confundidos a muchas personas acerca de cómo los impactan las medidas adoptadas por el gobierno. Esta confusión se duplica especialmente para aquellos que aspiran a …

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Coronavirus [COVID-19]: Impacts on US Immigration and Immigrants

It feels like every day there is something new about COVID-19 and its impact on the lives of Americans. For many, the rapid-fire news cycle has left them dazed and confused about how the government’s response to the virus impacts them. This confusion is doubled especially for those who are aspiring Americans, green card holders, …

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Support for immigration reform remains undiminished

Regardless of whether House majority leader Eric Cantor’s shocking defeat was caused by the issue of immigration, two significant new polls seem to indicate that the great majority of Americans, including many conservative Republicans, continue to be in favor of it.  A poll issued on Wednesday by the center-right group American Action Forum showed that …

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Obama considering suspending deportations

Having come under increasing pressure to act on the thorny subject of immigrant deportations the President announced on Thursday that he was considering suspending the process to give the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) time to review its practices. Speaking during an Oval Office discussion with Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and Rubén Hinojosa …

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Immigration reform amendment killed by House Budget Committee

With just 33 working days remaining until Congress goes into recess on July 4th, one Democrat in the House of Representatives attempted a new method of getting Congressional members to vote on the issue of comprehensive immigration reform. Representative Tony Cardenas used the House Budget mark-up session for Representative Paul Ryan’s House Republican budget plan …

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