Rising Homelessness and Hunger Threats: US Tightens Rules for Asylum Seekers

The administration of US President Donald Trump has been introducing and proposing various strategies for several years aimed at limiting the right to asylum in the United States and humanitarian protection available to foreigners fleeing persecution based on their religion, political views, nationality, race and affiliation ...

USCIS Announces New Rules In DACA Program: What Will Happen To 'Dreamers'

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has provided guidance on the implementation of the July 28 memorandum of Acting Head of Homeland Security Chad Wolfe on the DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This program protects against deportation of immigrants illegally brought into ...

How to immigrate to the United States through marriage: methods and costs

For couples who are weighing the options for marriage immigration, there are a variety of variables and options. These differences may affect the cost and timing, but all ultimately lead to the right to permanent residence in the United States - obtaining a green card, writes Citizenpath. ...

Los Angeles County permanently refused to transfer prisoners to immigration authorities

The waiver policy was first put in place on an interim basis in April amid the coronavirus pandemic, writes Fox News. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office will permanently end the transfer of prisoners to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents - a policy originally enacted as ...

Rising cost of USCIS services will block many immigrants from access to US citizenship

This fall, the Trump administration plans to skyrocket the cost of naturalization applications. Critics say this is part of a scheme designed to discourage immigration from poor countries, writes the New York Times. When 41-year-old Guadalupe Rubio contracted COVID-19 in July, she lost more than her strength ...

US immigration system is on the verge of collapse due to financial problems USCIS

Since Congress was unable to agree on a new aid package due to the pandemic, on August 30, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will lay off about 13 employees, or about two-thirds of its state, writes Forbes. USCIS hoped that ...

Court blocks Trump's 'public burden' immigration rule in several states

On Tuesday, August 4, a federal appeals court blocked the Trump administration's controversial "public burden" rule in three states, which has kept many immigrants afraid to seek medical attention during the coronavirus pandemic, writes CNN. The court blocked the execution of the rule in Connecticut, New York ...

5 worst mistakes immigrants make when applying for US citizenship

The dream of hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the United States is to take the Oath of Allegiance one day during a naturalization ceremony and become a US citizen, the Miami Herald notes. Immigrant lawyers recommend that those who are eligible to apply for citizenship do so now: before ...

'Terrible Consequences': New USCIS Rules for US Asylum Seekers Come into Effect

In late June 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced two regulatory changes aimed at making it impossible for asylum seekers to work legally in the United States while they await their asylum applications. By increasing the obstacles, ...

Trump signs decree drastically restricting the hiring of foreign workers

The White House emphasizes that it will not tolerate the replacement of Americans with cheap foreign labor, writes Voice of America. US President Donald Trump on Monday, August 3, signed a priority hiring order for Americans to prevent foreign workers from replacing American workers. As emphasized in ...

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