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Registration Deadline for Somalia TPS Friday, July 31

Somalians living in the U.S. with Temporary Protected Status must re-register by Friday, Jul. 31 or risk losing their status and work authorization. Somalians who re-register will get an 18-month extension on their status that runs from Sept. 18, 2015 through March 17, 2017. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a special humanitarian program for nationals of certain …

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Nepal Immigrants Now Eligible for Temporary Protected Status

Two months after Nepal was struck with a deadly 7.8 earthquake, the Department of Homeland Security has designated the country for special immigration protections. Nepalis living in the U.S. may now apply for Temporary Protected Status, giving them the right to work and live in the country for next 18 months. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is special …

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June is Immigrant Heritage Month. What’s Your Immigrant Story?

Mark your calendars: June is Immigrant Heritage Month. The celebration will show how the blend of different cultures has contributed to the creation of an unique American melting pot. The campaign led by Welcome.us encourages both recent immigrants and native-born Americans to participate by sharing their immigrant stories and showing theirs unique contribution to the …

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#Freedom2Innovate Highlights Immigration’s Benefits to Economy

In an effort to emphasize the importance of immigrants to the economy and the dramatic consequences of a broken immigration system, the tech-funded immigrant rights organization FWD.US has launched its #Freedom2Innovate campaign. The campaign’s goal is to ramp up pressure on Congress to reform the current immigration laws, including the use of social media and …

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