One way to legally enter the United States is to see if you qualify for the P-1 classification. It's used for those who excel at athletics, so, while most people will not qualify, it's incredibly valuable for those who do.
You're interested in applying for a green card so that you can live legally in the United States, but you're not sure how the process is going to play out. While it can be a bit intimidating when this is your first time dealing with the authorities, there are five simple steps that make up most cases.
Tens of thousands of immigrants wind up being detained on a yearly basis; the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reports that the total numbers are higher in recent years than they've ever been.
Several civil rights groups and law firms have filed suit against the U.S. Department of State and its consulates. They claim that the agency is unlawfully denying or delaying the processing of visas for winners of the U.S. Diversity Visa Program who live in the six countries targeted by President Trump's travel ban.
A new bill is being considered that would change the basis on which some immigration is allowed. It is backed by both the Republican party and President Donald Trump.
Human rights groups have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, claiming that U.S. Customs and Border Protection is turning asylum seekers away at the border in violation of U.S. and international law. They've even released an audio recording that seems to demonstrate the truth of their claims.