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Guest workers key to reform Published: Mar 5, 2013 "The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and AFL-CIO reached a tentative agreement to support increasing lawful migration through a guest-worker program for lower-skilled migrants. The details are obscure, but this agreement is an essential first step for successful immigration reform - a step so far ignored by the Obama administration. Without a guest-worker
Navarrette: Barack Obama is doing the immigration two-step Published: Mar 4, 2013 "Last week, in a transparent attempt to turn the screws on Republicans demanding spending cuts, the DHS announced that -- because of budget constraints and the possibility of mandatory cuts due to sequestration -- it was releasing from custody several hundred illegal immigrants. At a White House briefing, press secretary Jay Carney assured reporters that
Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers Published: Mar 4, 2013 Beginning March 4, 2013, certain immigrant visa applicants who are spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives) can apply for provisional unlawful presence waivers before they leave the United States. The provisional unlawful presence waiver process allows individuals, who only need a waiver of inadmissibility for unlawful presence,
Republican group readies immigration blitz Published: Mar 1, 2013 "The American Action Network is poised to launch a major advocacy campaign aimed at winning support for immigration reform on the right – the first significant effort within the Republican coalition to create an atmosphere in which it is safe for GOP lawmakers to support an immigration bill." Click here for more of this US immigration news update.
L-1A EXECUTIVE INTRACOMPANY TRANSFEREE APPROVED IN ONE HOUR Published: Mar 1, 2013 Our client is a Canadian citizen. He is co-owner of a Subway franchise in Canada and co-owner of another franchise in the United States. The U.S. company required our client’s hands-on presence at this time, to oversee and expand its business operations. As a result of his employment as President of the Canadian company, and his proposed employment
How the GOP Could Break an Unwritten Rule and Pass Immigration Reform Published: Mar 1, 2013 "House Republican leaders eschewed a long-held principle when they held a vote on the Violence Against Women Act on Thursday. Only 87 out of 232 House Republicans backed that bill, but they still chose to bring it to a vote. That decision made all the difference. The bill passed thanks to near-unanimous support from House Democrats and backing from some
Low-Risk Offenders on the Loose Published: Feb 28, 2013 "Immigration and Customs Enforcement has released several hundred people from its detention centers across the country, saying it needs to save money ahead of the automatic budget cuts due to begin Friday. The detainees were not simply let loose, but placed under other forms of supervision, and their deportation cases will proceed. It’s a strange
How Sequestration Could Impact the Immigration System Published: Feb 27, 2013 "The impact of the looming federal budgets cuts appears to be trickling down to immigration enforcement. On March 1, the country will undergo what's being called "sequestration": across-the-board budget cuts adding up to $1.2 trillion over 10 years. In response, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is already taking steps to reduce its spending.