You may have heard the headline, “Mexican President calls for New Marshall Plan for Central America.” Presidential-hopeful Julio Castro echoes similar sentiment during first Presidential debate. So the question to debate, “Do we really want to put U.S. dollars into the likes of these Central American Presidents?” Let’s have a looks at some of the headlines surrounding several Central American leaders.
There are two ways to come to the United States as a religious worker. One can first apply for a temporary visa, and when that visa has expired, transfer to a permanent immigrant visa that, at the end of the process, will result in permanent residency with a green card. The other way is to apply for the permanent immigrant visa directly.
H-2B visas, which allow skilled and unskilled workers to temporarily work in the United States, were previously considered by many as the “step-child” in the employment immigration scheme. They are a specialized area that many immigration attorneys avoided. The primary focus was on the H-1B worker, who had either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Now, under the Trump administration, the tables have turned.
When you are considering bankruptcy, the choices can be overwhelming. A simple Google search can provide an endless set of results. So, how do you know which bankruptcy attorneys are worth contacting? The following infographic takes a look at this in more detail.
Last week the Supreme Court issued a ruling in a case, Jennings v. Rodriguez, 583 U.S. ____ (2018), which upset a lot of us immigration attorneys that work with people who are detained. People detained in states belonging to the Ninth Circuit, such as California and Arizona were eligible for a Rodriguez bond hearing every six months, in which they could bond out if they could prove that they were not a flight risk or a danger to the community.
On February 20, 2017 the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued two companion Memoranda to Implement the President’s Executive Orders issued on January 25, 2017. In the Memorandum titled Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National Interest DHS provided the following guidance:
Lately there have been well-publicized raids in Minnesota and other parts of the country, in which immigration authorities have been cracking down on Somali immigrants who were granted asylum but then may have committed a crime and are now subject to deportation.
On October 17, 2017 the District Judge from the U.S. District Court in Maryland issued a nation-wide injunction prohibiting the imposition of the travel ban against nationals of all the listed countries in the President’s Proclamation 9645 except North Korea and Venezuela. On October 18, 2017 the District Judge from the U.S. District Court of Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order against the September 24, 2017 Proclamation, except for North Korea and Venezuela.
Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public Safety Threats 9/24/2017 The main points of President Trump’s Proclamation 9645 are as follows…
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling defining close family relationship, on July 13, 2017 the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii modified its preliminary injunction to include as close family members grandparents, grandchildren, brother and sister – in laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.