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Can President Trump’s latest attack on immigrants Be Stopped?

Presidents have broad discretion in immigration policy, but they can be thwarted by public opinion. The Trump administration is currently finalizing a plan to prevent documented, “legal” immigrants who have received any public assistance from attaining citizenship. This policy change would affect millions of people who are already in the country and have legally benefitted from programs…

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Courts Save Military Program For Immigrant Recruits

How the Pentagon ending its deal with immigrant recruits could hurt the military Last month the Pentagon recommended ending a program that gives foreign-born troops with medical and language skills leverage in gaining citizenship. Congress has weighed in since then, and some recruits under threat of deportation have sought preemptive refuge. Advocates, defense analysts and the military’s own…

New USCIS Policy Will Have A Chilling Effect

New USCIS Policy Will Needlessly Push Thousands More Cases into the Deportation Machinery In these times, Seifert Law Offices can provide immigration solutions. WASHINGTON, DC – On July 5, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published new guidance, dated June 28, 2018, regarding Notices to Appear (NTA). An NTA is a charging document that is issued…

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Communities and businesses respond to immigration crackdown.

ICE Came for a Tennessee Town’s Immigrants. The Town Fought Back. Agents conducted one of the biggest workplace raids since President Trump announced a crackdown on illegal immigration, detaining 97 workers in Morristown. But for residents, these workers were their neighbors. One morning in April, federal immigration agents swept into a meatpacking plant in this northeastern Tennessee…

Asylum in the United States

Each year, thousands of noncitizens arriving at our border or already in the United States apply for asylum, or protection from persecution. Asylum seekers must navigate a difficult and complex process that can involve multiple government agencies. Those granted asylum have the opportunity to apply to live in the United States permanently, receive certain benefits,…