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September 2018 Archives

Detaining children can have a serious mental impact

When immigrant families get detained, the government holds not just the parents, but the children, too. Often, these children had absolutely nothing to do with the situation and may not even be old enough to fully comprehend what is happening to them.

The percentage of immigrants has almost never been higher

There are more immigrants living in the United States right now than at any other time in the country's history. Reports show that the record was reached back in 2016, when there were about 43.7 million foreign-born individuals living in the country.

The do's and don'ts of an immigration interview

Receiving a notice from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that you will need to go through an immigration interview is stressful and worrisome. You likely will start wondering what it is you've done wrong to result in an interview or if you filed the wrong paperwork to be in the country. Either way, let's take a look at the do's and don'ts of the immigration interview.

Were you scammed by someone offering to help you with a visa?

It's a sad fact that scammers prey mainly on the those whom they perceive to be the most weak and vulnerable. Those seeking asylum, worker visas or United States citizenship may fall into those categories due to their desperation or even the language barrier.

What happens if my employment visa is denied?

Thousands of people come to the United States each year on employment visas. They are sponsored by their employer to attend conferences, training or meetings in the country. Applying for a work visa is pretty straightforward and easy. Most of these visas are approved. But, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) might deny such an application. So, what happens if your employment visa is denied?

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