In another effort to deter immigration, President Trump seeks to eliminate birthright citizenship, a move which would challenge a 150-year-old standard set by the U.S. Constitution. In an interview with “Axios on HBO”, Trump said he would “remove the right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born on U.S.-soil.” The 14thAmendment, established […]

Policy changes declared this week will apply to the medical and vaccination examination for immigration purposes, which ensures there are no health issues which would bar the applicant from the United States. These changes go into effect beginning November 1. The medical examination is a mandatory requirement for all foreigners who wish to file for adjustment […]

In the latest blow to the Trump administration’s efforts to eliminate DACA, a federal judge in D.C. ordered on Friday that the administration must restart the program in full. DACA, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is a program started in the Obama era that offers deportation relief to undocumented immigrants who arrived […]

On Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order to end the administration’s policy that separated migrant families at the U.S. border with Mexico. The move comes after public outcry regarding the harshness of the policy. The president had previously stated the policy was not his and could not be changed without the help of Congress. […]

international entrepreneural rule

In its most recent move to crack down on immigration, the Trump Administration has now, through the Department of Homeland Security, announced plans to rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule. The rule, an Obama-era initiative drafted two days before Trump’s inauguration, would have allowed immigrant founders of new start-ups to remain in the states for up […]

DACA on Immigration

On Tuesday, Judge John D. Bates of Federal Court for the District of Columbia delivered the largest setback yet for the Trump Administration: he ruled that DACA protections must remain and that new applications must be accepted again. Judge Bates stated that the administration’s decision to terminate DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was based […]

On Tuesday, revisions were made to two controversial bills proposed by Michigan legislature. The bills, which focused on driver’s licenses and state ID’s for immigrants, came under fire for suggesting that licenses should be “visually marked indicating that it is issued for a term that expires on the date the licensee is no longer considered […]

Immigration reforms | Immigration lawyer

Under a new move to further limit the number of foreigners living in the United States, a new proposal is awaiting the Trump’s administration’s approval. If approved, it could make it more difficult for immigrants receiving tax credits or public assistance to obtain legal residency. Immigrants are also penalized, under the current rules, for receiving […]

On Monday, the Trump Administration’s agenda was dealt a painful blow, as the United States Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of the recent federal judge’s ruling. The recent federal ruling required the government to keep DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program allows children of illegal immigrants, commonly called “Dreamers,” to […]

USCIS

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have clarified the policy for third-party worksite petitions for H-1B visas. These updated policies and guidelines are in alliance with the Trump Administration’s “Buy American and Hire American,” Executive Order, and the directive from the administration to protect the interests of American workers. The H-1B Visa program […]