Blog Posts in March, 2010

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Man Avoids Deportation Due to Threats

A former federal drug informant will not be deported because of the possibility of him being tortured. The man aided the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in dealing with the Juarez cartel. The ...

Immigrant Receives Citizenship after Battle

A girl battled the requirement that female immigrants ages 11 to 26 who were seeking legal alien or permanent residency would need to have the Gardasil human papillomavirus vaccine. The young girl did ...

Minor Offenses Get Illegal Immigrants Deported

A new study is showing that in North Carolina, most illegal immigrants who are arrested are being deported for minor offenses. Those being charged with serious or violent crimes are not being deported ...

Immigration Laws Affecting Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley, where many tech start-ups occur, is losing much of its foreign-born talent due to opportunities back home and strict immigration laws. Many who have been working in Silicon Valley are ...

Court Weighing Citizenship Rule that Varies by Sex

There is U.S. immigration law that applies only to children outside the U.S. to one parent who is an American and one who is not. The law makes is much easier for children whose mother is a citizen to ...

Widow’s Time in U.S. is Restricted

An Israeli woman whose husband was killed in the 2008 Mumbai attacks is facing restrictions on her time in the U.S. Her eight children are all American citizens who live with her late husband's family ...

Illegal Immigrants getting In-State College Tuition

In Texas, the number of illegal immigrants getting in-state college tuition and financial aide is on the rise. Some of the students are then graduating, but unable to work legally as professionals. ...

Immigration Act Affects Children

The Child Status Protection Act is a law that protects minors who "age out" because of long processing delays. This is relevant for those seeking permanent residency in the United States. Children can ...

Dairy Farmers want to Employ Temporary U.S. Work Visa Holders

Dairy farmers in Vermont are asking for the right to employ temporary U.S. work visa holders. While crop farmers are able to hire staff under the H2A temporary U.S work visa program, dairy farmers are ...

About the Startup Visa

In February 2010, Senators John Kerry and Richard Lugar introduced a bill that would create a new class of visa for foreign-born entrepreneurs who start companies here, calling it the Startup Visa. ...

Possibility of Deporting Foreign National Inmates

Currently, state officials are considering deporting foreign nationals who are serving time in Texas prisons for nonviolent crimes. While the number of inmates is increasing, those dealing with the ...

North Texans Ask for Immigration Reform

A group of North Texans are heading to Washington to join others around the nation in the March for America: Change Takes Courage and Faith. The point of this gathering will be to draw attention to ...

Immigration Raid takes 29 into Custody

An immigration raid took place in Maryland. Federal immigration officials ended up taking 29 people into custody during several simultaneous raids. These raids took place at two restaurants, several ...

The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett Esq., P.C. becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett Esq., P.C. becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to inform you that Union City Immigration Attorney, The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett ...

Interpreter Serving in Iraq Becomes U.S. Citizen

A man who has been a contract interpreter for the top American military commanders in Iraq has finally been sworn in as a U.S. citizen after a 10-year delay. The interpreter has been waiting since ...

Backlog of Hearings High at U.S. Immigration Courts

Federal immigration courts are backlogged with hearing of deportation, political asylum and other immigration cases due to a number of judge positions being unfilled. The wait for a hearing is longer ...

Parwani Law Firm, P.C. becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

Parwani Law Firm, P.C. becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to announce that New York Immigration Attorney, Parwani Law Firm, P.C., has become a member of our immigration ...

Woman Paroled in Fire to be Deported

A woman who has spent 23 years in jail as the result of a deadly arson fire was paroled on the case. However, this parole resulted in her being deported to Mexico. The woman had no lawful status in ...

U.S. Accepting More Work Visas

The United States will start accepting applications for 65,000 H-1B visas for skilled professionals for the fiscal year 2011 on April 1 st. The H-1B program of visas is used by U.S. businesses to hire ...

Crime Victims to get Special Visas

The U.S. Labor Department is helping immigrants who have been victims of crimes by having them apply for a special type of visa. Those who are helping authorities prosecute perpetrators will be given ...

Iowa Works to Pay for Deportation

Immigration officials have stated that 37 workers who used to be employed at an Iowa kosher slaughterhouse who are being deported will have to pay their own way home at the end of the month. They ...

Citizenship Hearing for Couple with Adopted Children

A family may have to travel to Mexico for a citizenship hearing for four sons they have adopted. The area to which they would have to travel was the scene of three people who have ties to the ...

Dodgers’ Player still without Visa

Baseball player Ronald Belisario has not been able to report to Dodgers camp because of his visa issues. He has missed three crucial appointments at the U.S. Embassy. As of now, Belisario has not ...

Two Charged for Returning after Deportation

Two men have been charged in separate indictments for re-entering the United States after deportation. The men were encountered by local law enforcement officers in South Carolina, which led to ...

Trial Starts in Boston Immigration Case

A former top official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is dealing with an immigration case after begin accused of encouraging her Brazilian housekeeper to remain in the United States ...
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