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Public Charge Update 2020

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a massive rule change on October 15, 2019, that changes how officers will determine inadmissibility on the grounds of “public charge.” For the time being, enforcement of the…
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Bond Hearing, Eligibility and Procedures at the Immigration Court

Eligibility Bond in the context of immigration law is the amount of money set by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Immigration Court as a condition to release a person from detention for an immigration court hearing later. A…
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DOJ proposes rule to collect DNA samples from immigration detainees

The Department of Justice is proposing new regulations that would authorize Department of Homeland Security to collect DNA sample from foreign nationals who are arrested, charged , convicted, or detained under the authority of the United States.…
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Trump Plans on Ending Birthright Citizenship for Some U.S. Babies

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…
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Judge Orders DACA Must Restart in Full

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,…
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Public Pressure Finally Moves Trump to Change Administration’s Separation Policy 

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…
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DHS Plans to Rescind International Entrepreneur 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…
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Federal judge orders government to maintain DACA

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…
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Michigan Legislature Considers New Requirements for Immigrant IDs

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…
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Immigrants who use public benefits could be penalized by Trump’s new policies

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…