While it is business as usual in Washington D.C., USCIS is getting ready to implement Phase 1 of the President’s second immigration initiative known popularly as “Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) which will make the following changes to the existing DACA program: Upper age limit removed
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Parker Butte & Lane (PBL) attorney Anaiah Krueger
volunteered at AILA’s Refugee Adjustment Day on Saturday, October 11. Volunteer attorneys, paralegals, law students, and community members helped 26 refugee families from Africa, Iraq, and Nepal/Bhutan apply for lawful permanent resident status. Generous donations of new and gently used toys from… Read the rest
We need to attract and retain more highly-skilled immigrants to remain competitive. And here’s why. A study conducted by the American Enterprise Institute and the Partnership for a New American Economy found that for every 100 immigrants who earn advanced degrees in the U.S.
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We have often heard that people who are here illegally are just trying to get in front of the line and don’t want to follow our immigration laws. They may be surprised to see just how complex the process is to get legal status or that much coveted “green card.” … Read the rest