Day: August 9, 2017

Trump’s RAISE Act Moves Immigration to Merit-Based System

The Trump-supported RAISE Act would cut legal immigration to the United States by half. The legislation moves immigration to a merit-based system of entry while significantly reducing available family-based green cards. The plan is in line with the President  Donald Trump’s efforts to limit the flow of newcomers to the country. Since being elected, Trump …

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Undocumented TPS Recipients Could be Eligible for Green Cards

A decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals paves the way for immigrants with Temporary Protected Status to adjust their status if they meet certain requirements. Back in March of 2017, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on a little-known case that had a major impact on immigrants seeking …

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