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DHS Designates Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months

Release Date: October 21, 2022 WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United...

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Employment Discrimination and Immigration Status/Visas

For many in the workplace, employment discrimination can be a harsh reality. Unfortunately, people experience discrimination in a variety of forms each day. Another way employees can be discriminated against is their immigration or visa status. It is...

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Cubans Previously Denied Adjustment of Status Under the Cuban Adjustment Act Might Now Be Eligible for the Green Card and May Refile Their Applications

Good news came from USCIS yesterday, February 23, 2022, for certain Cubans who have previously applied for adjustment of status under the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA) to become permanent residents and were denied.   The CAA provides a special...

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Texas Judge rules on a permanent injunction, deeming DACA illegal. What does this mean?

By Ariadna Lopez Landa On Friday July 16, 2021, Judge Andrew Hanen ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is illegal and blocked any new applications from being reviewed and granted. This judge ruled in favor of the Plaintiff...

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Secretary Mayorkas Designates Haiti for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months

Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a new 18-month designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This new TPS designation enables Haitian nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in...

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More Than 100,000 Haitian Immigrants Can Apply For An Extension To Stay In The U.S.

The Biden administration is granting eligible Haitian nationals living in the United States the chance to apply for a new, 18-month Temporary Protected Status designation. The decision potentially affects more than 100,000 Haitians living in the U.S.,...

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When You Finally Get to Travel You May Need a New Pasport

By Kennedy Ruffin When was the last time you boarded a plane? No doubt, a lot has changed since then. Might you have to obtain a new type of passport before you board your next flight? An immunity passport is one of many new terms having emerged...

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Years Long Wait For A Green Card

A family unit has been the ultimate foundation of every civilization known to history. A healthy and stable family is the key to a prosperous and peaceful society, and a strong nation. Recognizing the importance of the family unit, the policy of the...

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Automatic Acquisition of US Citizenship for Children Born Abroad

When does a child born abroad acquire United States citizenship at birth? The Immigration and Nationality Acts specifies several circumstances when a baby born abroad acquires United States citizenship at birth, assuming the baby’s parents are...

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Prince Harry, Sixth in Line to the Throne, Steps Down as Senior Member of the Royal Family - What's Next?

By Kennedy Ruffin What do you have in common with a British Prince? Earlier this year, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced a change in their circumstances. They explained to the world their intention to step down as senior members of The Royal...

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