Tag: DHS

Statistics released by DHS show many more undocumented immigrants enter the United States legally and overstay their visa.

Many Undocumented Immigrants Never Illegally Cross Border

The Department of Homeland Security recently released statistics highlighting the fact many more undocumented immigrants are entering the country legally than they are crossing the...

/ August 7, 2018
Jose needs a travel document to make sure his permanent residency isn't lost.

Customer Story: Jose A

Jose needs to travel to the Phillippines to care for his daughter. Since he’s planning to be out of the United States for an extended...

/ April 30, 2018
How to Check Status of your immigration application

How to check the status of your immigration application

Once you’ve sent your immigration application to the USCIS the waiting game gets underway. The time it takes for the USCIS to make a decision...

/ March 22, 2018
The department of homeland security is proposing a new rule that could impact legal immigration.

On Public Assistance? Feds Propose Denying you a Green Card

The Department of Homeland Security has drafted new rules that could dramatically impact the amount of legal immigration in the United States, according to a...

/ February 12, 2018
The Donald Trump White House has released a list of priorities the administration is hoping is included in immigration reform.

What the White House wants on immigration reform

President Donald Trump and his administration outlined today what they are expecting when it comes to immigration reform. From border security, DACA and family migration,...

/ January 26, 2018
Doctor Lukasz Niec was arrested by ICE. He's lived legally in the United States for decades.

ICE Targets Green Card Holding Doctor for Deportation

It’s a story that could serve as a warning for green card holders across the United States. The Washington Post Reports a doctor of Polish...

/ January 22, 2018
How does the government shutdown impact the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services? We take a look at the impact on USCIS.

How the Government Shutdown Impacts the USCIS

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is a bit different than most federal offices. For the most part, the department is run almost entirely...

/ January 22, 2018
A California judge ruled the federal government must continue the DACA program.

What you need to know about the Jan. 9th DACA court ruling

On January 9th United States District Court Judge William Alsup ordered the federal government to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA...

/ January 11, 2018
Department of homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told the associated press the white house would consider a path to citizenship for DREAMers.

DHS Secretary: Immigration plan could include citizenship for DREAMers

The secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said recently the White House is open to discussing a pathway to citizenship for nearly 800,000...

/ January 3, 2018
The U.S. Department of State wants to ask nearly all immigrants for their social media information.

Government Begins Tracking Immigrants’ Social Media Use

In September, the Department of Homeland Security released a policy update that would allow the government to monitor the social media accounts of immigrants to...

/ October 23, 2017
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More Visa Holders Will Soon Require Interviews for Green Cards

WASHINGTON – Interviews that at one point had been waived for visa holders looking to receive green cards will soon become mandatory, according to the...

/ August 28, 2017
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Program to Help Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Partially Terminated

NEW YORK – The Department of Homeland Security ends a program that gave minors fleeing violence in Central America an opportunity to come to the...

/ August 17, 2017
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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
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DHS Adding More Visas for Temporary Workers

Non-agricultural U.S. businesses in desperate need of temporary workers will be able to hire up to 15,000 more workers under the H-2B program. The businesses...

/ July 17, 2017
U.S. Immigration officer checking documents of tourists

What You Need to Know About the Reinstated Travel Ban

  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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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