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USCIS Deferred Action FAQs Published: Jan 22, 2013 Individuals requesting consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) must submit Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization (with accompanying fees); and an I-765WS, Worksheet. USCIS recently developed a series of resources on how the process will work. The
Ex-Playmate getting new lawyer in immigration case Published: Jan 17, 2013 " A former Playboy Playmate wants a new lawyer to defend her against charges that she tried to smuggle her Canadian boyfriend across the border into New York last summer. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (http://bit.ly/11xIHIT ) that a federal judge in Syracuse granted Colleen Shannon's request Tuesday to drop her lawyer and hire a new one." Click
Tech Experts: Immigration Reform Needs To Happen Published: Jan 16, 2013 "The United States needs more high-level scientists and engineers, according to technology experts. That's why they're pushing for immigration reform as a way to educate and retain the most talented workers in the world. But how that reform should happen -- in one big piece of legislation or in a series of small bills -- is fueling debate on Capitol
Ruben Navarrette: A DREAMer's nightmare Published: Jan 16, 2013 "DREAMers must have felt empowered when one of them spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. But who speaks for them when a Democratic administration tries to deport them or their relatives? That's what happened to Erika's mother, Maria Arreola, who was recently arrested at home by federal immigration agents and hauled off in handcuffs
Citing Rubio’s ideas on immigration reform, White House sees hope for bipartisan deal Published: Jan 16, 2013 "The Obama administration suggested Tuesday that there are signs that bipartisan cooperation might be possible on immigration reform, in light of some new ideas being championed by Republican Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.). White House press secretary Jay Carney said that Rubio’s proposals to offer more visas to highly skilled tech workers and potentially
The nation's largest lobbying group wants smaller deficits and more high-skilled foreign workers Published: Jan 10, 2013 "The nation's largest business lobbying group today said reducing the nation's debt—now at a whopping $16 trillion—would be its top priority for helping businesses in 2013. In his annual "State of American Business" address, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue introduced the 2013 American Jobs and Growth Agenda, a package of policies
E-Verify: Immigration Reform's Threat To Legal Workers Published: Jan 10, 2013 "According to E-Verify’s government audit, a national mandate would deem 1.2 million to 3.5 million legal employees, like Ken Nagel’s daughter, initially ineligible to work. In 2008, Intel, the computer chip maker, put its new employees through E-Verify and 12 percent were declared ineligible. A firm representative told officials that resolving
Vigil tonight for Fort Myers man facing deportation Published: Jan 10, 2013 "A vigil is being held tonight for a Fort Myers man facing deportation. According to supporters of Maulilio Amizael Ambrocio-Mendez says he came to the United States from Guatemala ten years ago. They say he was in the process of regularizing his status, when his lawyer mishandled some paperwork and his application was denied. Maulilio decided to remain