Learning More About Family-Based Visa Petitions in Arizona

Learning More About Family-Based Visa Petitions in Arizona

The top goal for a lot of immigrants is simply to make sure that the whole family is not split up during the process. To do this, they look into family-based visa petitions, which can include related family members and which, to some degree, help keep the family together.

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Laws in Arizona are Pushing Immigrants Away With Fear

Laws in Arizona are Pushing Immigrants Away With Fear

According to some sources, the laws in Arizona that were set up by SB1070 are based around fear. They were designed to make immigrants feel afraid so that they would go somewhere else. These sources also indicated that this has happened, saying that some who came to Arizona have now decided to leave the state.

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Basics and Caveats of Seeking Asylum

Basics and Caveats of Seeking Asylum

By now, a lot of people in Arizona have seen stories of people seeking asylum. Some people might be wondering exactly what this refers to. Asylum refers to a special form of protection afforded to someone who has fled from their country because of fear of persecution. In order for someone who comes to the United States to get asylum here, they must apply for it.

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Arizona Governor Cries Foul Regarding Sponsors of Immigrant Kids

Arizona Governor Cries Foul Regarding Sponsors of Immigrant Kids

By now, everyone is probably well aware of the immigrant children who are crossing the border and coming through Arizona. What some people might not realize is that some of these children are going to sponsors. While that sounds like a wonderful development, there is a problem that people should be aware of. In some cases, the actual identity of these sponsors isn’t known by people in the federal government.

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Businesses Want More Immigrants to Legally Work in the U.S.

Businesses Want More Immigrants to Legally Work in the U.S.

The Arizona Farm Bureau has joined numerous other organizations and businesses in the United States to advocate for immigration reform. The group of organizations and businesses is actively lobbying that Congress make sweeping reforms that will help immigrants have an easier time gaining the necessary permits to work in the U.S. The advocacy group wants visa reform to help undocumented residents obtain legal status, according to a spokesperson for the Arizona Farm Bureau.

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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 beliefs or political beliefs. That, however, isn’t always the case.

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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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