Arizona Facility Sees Minor Immigrants, Said to Provide Good Care

Arizona Facility Sees Minor Immigrants, Said to Provide Good Care

Getting into America from another country is often difficult. For some, sending their children across the border alone becomes necessary. Currently, some of these unaccompanied children are being taken from the borders of Texas to a facility in Arizona. The mayor of Nogales recently went on a tour of that facility and says the children are being well-cared for.

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Seeking Asylum for Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

Seeking Asylum for Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

When some people think of those who are seeking asylum in the United States, they might automatically turn to those who are living in hostile areas plagued by violence. They might think of people who are being persecuted in their home country over their religious...

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Immigration Reform Troubles Some, Including Those in Arizona

Immigration Reform Troubles Some, Including Those in Arizona

Coming into the country as an undocumented person is sometimes necessary because of a variety of reasons. Once you are here, trying to get a legal status can be very challenging. Republican House Speaker John Boehner says that while his party is close to forming an immigration reform plan, people shouldn’t expect a rapid vote on it. Immigrants in Arizona might like to know about the status of immigration reform in the country.

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Man Who Sought Asylum in Arizona Recalls His Past

Man Who Sought Asylum in Arizona Recalls His Past

When someone who is from another country comes to the United States seeking asylum, the stories that they bring with them are often horrible. For one man in Tucson, dealing with seeing mother killed is only part of what he has to deal with. His story highlights the importance of asylum for people who are in places like Kenya and Somalia where refugee camps and violence are a part of daily life.

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Family Immigration May Increase for Growing Hispanic Population

Family Immigration May Increase for Growing Hispanic Population

For immigrants, coming to the United States is sometimes done with the hope of prosperity. An increase in opportunities is said to be leading the growth of Hispanic immigrants coming into the country. A report written by Anna Brown and Mark Hugo Lopez of Pew Research Center says that the Hispanic population is becoming more evenly spread out across the country. Some of the 3,143 counties in the country are experiencing a decline, but 3,018 counties have had an increase in the Hispanic population.

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Priests Head to Arizona Border to Advocate Immigration Reform

Priests Head to Arizona Border to Advocate Immigration Reform

Immigration reform has been a hot topic among many in recent years, including among the clergy. Recently, a group of Catholic leaders converged upon the Arizona-Mexico border near Nogales to push for immigration overhaul; an issue they say is not political or economic, but moral.

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Tech Companies Take New Approach to Securing Work Visas

Tech Companies Take New Approach to Securing Work Visas

Today, operations for nearly every business in the U.S. involves computer processes of some kind. Companies need internal computer applications to operate efficiently. And to thrive in today’s world, many also need a Web presence in order to connect with potential clients. To make all of these things happen — and ensure they function properly — companies need coders.

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German Family Receives Asylum Relief After Clock Strikes 12

German Family Receives Asylum Relief After Clock Strikes 12

Asylum can be granted to immigrants residing in the United States and facing removal. It can be granted on the basis that an individual or family fears persecution upon the return to their home country. In the case of one family from Germany, this was exactly the reason that the family of eight sought asylum when they were faced with deportation.

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Individuals Waiting for Family-Based Visas Facing Longer Delays

Individuals Waiting for Family-Based Visas Facing Longer Delays

The stereotypical image of the nuclear American family is just that, a stereotype. In reality, American families are extremely unique, extremely diverse. Residents with a non-citizen spouse, child or parent must obtain a green card for this individual before they can legally join them in the United States.

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