Governors of California and New Mexico pull back National Guard

The Governor of California Gavin Newsom announced today that he will pull back the 360 National Guard troops who had been deployed to the border with Mexico.   The Governor will address this issue in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, announcing how the National Guard are better employed in a new mission, fighting […]

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DHS announces more Efficient H-1B Visa Program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule amending regulations governing H-1B cap petitions that will go into effect on April 1, introducing an electronic registration requirement for H-1B cap petitioners.

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Border Patrol Demands ID from women for Speaking Spanish

Two American citizens were detained by a Border Patrol agent after he overheard them speaking Spanish among themselves. The incident occurred at a gas station in the small town of Havre, Montana as they were waiting in line to pay. Ana Suda and her friend are both Mexican-Americans, born in the United States. The fact […]

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Asylum Ruling for Victims of Abuse Halted by Federal Court

The Trump administration policies aimed at restricting asylum claims by people citing domestic violence or gang abuse in their home country were halted by the federal court and ordered the U.S. government to bring back six deported migrants to reconsider their cases.

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Immigrants who receive benefits can be denied Green Cards

Immigrants who receive benefits can be denied Green Cards The Trump administration is proposing to crack down on millions of low income families who may have to choose between receiving government assistance and being granted legal permanent residence in the U.S. The proposal, spear headed by White House aide, Stephen Miller, targets the Supplemental Nutrition […]

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Immigration Documents Delivered through Secure Mail

USCIS has announced the Secure Mail Initiative or SMI service. for the mailing of certain immigration documents to recipients in a safe, secure and timely manner, made possible by a partnership between the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS } and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

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