Category: Immigration News

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...

/ August 9, 2017

Report: Trump Mandate for More Border Officers Proves Challenging

On January 25, 2017 President Donald Trump directors the Department of Homeland Security to hire 15,000 new law enforcement officers. The Office of the Inspector...

/ August 2, 2017

The Difference Between DACA and the DREAM Act

The term “DREAMers” is consistently in the news. It refers to the young men and women who were brought to the United States illegally by...

/ July 28, 2017

42 Senators Ask Trump to Support DACA

A group of 42 United States Senators have sent President Donald Trump a letter asking him to protect the DACA program. DACA is short for...

/ July 28, 2017

What You Need to Know About the Reinstated Travel Ban

https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/blogandsocialvideos/TrumpTravelBanExplained(June2017).mp4 WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court of the United States recently decided President Donald Trump’s travel ban will be reinstated, in part. The ban was...

/ July 7, 2017
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USCIS Restarts Premium H-1B Processing for Doctors

WASHINGTON – Doctors trying to work in the United States in underserved areas will once again be able to apply for premium processing of their H-1B...

/ June 26, 2017

Future of DACA: Senator Talks Repeal and Replace

WASHINGTON – Shortly after the five year anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, President Donald Trump’s administration announced the end of the...

/ June 20, 2017

Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen Delivers Passionate Speech on Immigration

LAS VEGAS – Nevada Congressman Ruben Kihuen of Nevada touched on his family heritage during a passionate speech about immigration and the need for reform....

/ June 16, 2017

FileRight.com and Community Organizations Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month

LAS VEGAS – Hundreds of people showed up to celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month in Las Vegas as part of the state of Nevada’s first of...

/ June 13, 2017

Visa Applicants Now Being Asked for Social Media Profiles

The Trump administration has implemented new rules for those wishing to apply for visas in the United States. The changes come as President Donald Trump...

/ June 7, 2017

FileRight.com Team Members Stand With Immigrants

As a way to show support for the I Stand With Immigrants Campaign, we encouraged our team members to take part in the #IStandWithImmigrants and...

/ June 6, 2017
A California judge ruled the federal government must continue the DACA program.

Immigration Courts Facing Major Backlogs

WASHINGTON – The number of immigration cases pending before federal judges has more than doubled between 2006 and 2015. That information coming from the U.S....

/ June 6, 2017

FileRight.com Teams with FWD.us to “Stand With Immigrants” and Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month

HENDERSON, Nev., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Online immigration software company FileRight.com, in conjunction with FWD.us and Welcome.us, is proud to celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month...

/ June 1, 2017

Nominee for USCIS Top Spot Addresses DACA Program

May 24, 2017 WASHINGTON – Lee Francis Cissna testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that if confirmed as director of the United States Citizenship and...

/ May 31, 2017
Benefits of U.S. citizenship.

USCIS Being Flooded by Naturalization Applications

Interest in becoming an American citizen is reaching record levels. According to USCIS they have received an unprecedented number of naturalization application in the last...

/ May 16, 2017

New USCIS Ombudsman Admits Immigration Process is Confusing

WASHINGTON – The former executive director of the Federation of American Immigration Reform (FAIR) Julie Kirchner has been appointed the USCIS’ new ombudsman. The position...

/ May 12, 2017

Feds Admit Lack of Technology Contributing to Public Safety Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security said technology used to track visa holders is “fragmented” and “ineffective”....

/ May 4, 2017

May Day March Draws Thousands to Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS – Thousands of union members and local residents made their presence known Monday as they marched in support of immigrants. The event was...

/ May 3, 2017

USCIS Issuing Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

WASHINGTON – On May 1, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services began issuing newly designed green cards and employment authorization documents (EAD). USCIS...

/ May 1, 2017
DACA Applications Accepted by Trump Administration

Trump Tells Young Undocumented Immigrants He’s Not After Them

WASHINGTON – During an interview with the Associated Press, President Donald Trump addressed concerns of young undocumented immigrants referred to as DREAMers. In the interview,...

/ April 24, 2017

Tech Companies Argue Against Second Trump travel ban

A group of 162 tech companies have signed on to oppose President Donald Trump’s second executive order seeking to ban travel to the United States...

/ April 21, 2017

Inspector General: ICE Not Effectively Managing Deportations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General has just issued a report detailing how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is...

/ April 20, 2017

Latin Chamber President Questions Lack of Tech in Immigration Process

Peter Guzman, president of the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce, recently wrote a commentary for the Las Vegas Review Journal touting the contribution of...

/ April 19, 2017
NAE Economists

Economists Urge Trump to Modernize Immigration System

A group of nearly 1500 economists have sent a letter to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders touting the importance of immigration to the U.S....

/ April 12, 2017
Todd Snyder (FWD.us)

Fashion Industry, Immigration Study Shows Impacts of Immigration on the Industry

A recent study developed by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and FWD.us highlights the importance of immigration reform within the fashion industry....

/ April 11, 2017

Controversial Twitter Account Shines Light on USCIS Inadequacies

The @Alt_USCIS account that’s caused the federal government to demand Twitter release user information and subsequently withdraw the demand has also shined a light on...

/ April 7, 2017
Deferred Action (DACA)

Detained DREAMer Highlights Importance of Paperwork

After two weeks of being in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody, DREAMer and Daniela Vargas, 22, was recently released, according to her attorney. Vargas was...

/ April 6, 2017
Trump’s Plan for Undocumented Immigrants

Trump’s Plan for Undocumented Immigrants

As a presidential nominee, Donald Trump made a campaign promise to immediately deport 3 million undocumented immigrants. Now that he’s President, what can the undocumented...

/ February 20, 2017
DACA Applications Accepted by Trump Administration

Trump Administration Still Accepting DACA Applications

President Trump’s campaign promise to deport 3 million undocumented immigrants has many living in fear, in particular, young immigrants living in the US illegally. However,...

/ February 13, 2017
What’s a sanctuary city and what’s Trump’s problem with them?

What’s a sanctuary city and what’s Trump’s problem with them?

Sanctuary cities harbor undocumented immigrants from deportation. President Trump created an executive action that requires all cities to comply with federal deportation requests, or else...

/ February 9, 2017
Merit Visa and Building the Wall

Trump’s Immigration Reform Moves Visas to Merit-Based

Trump’s executive orders on immigration have taken a sharp turn from his predecessors’, both Obama and Bush, which favored families and welcomed refugees. But what...

/ February 4, 2017
Immigration and Trump

Immigration and Trump: What’s coming next? What you can do to protect your loved ones

President Trump’s actions on immigration have alarmed the country and the world. With immigration reform looming on the horizon, now is the time to secure...

/ February 2, 2017