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March 2019 Archives

Detention of pregnant women grows under Trump administration

U.S. officials have detained more than 2,500 pregnant women in the past three years, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, and the number has gone up steadily since changes to the immigration policy took effect in 2017.

How to avoid an immigration scam

When you want to work or live in the U.S., you may do whatever it takes to make your dream come true. You understand the process takes lots of time and effort, so you appreciate any help that comes your way.

Can I bring my sibling to the United States?

Imagine you've moved to the United States from another country. After years of building a life here, you've finally obtained your official U.S. citizenship. Now, you'd like to bring your sister or brother here to live with you. You and your brother or sister may be in luck!

Mumps outbreak in detention facility concerns families

Immigration law in the United States has been a complicated practice in recent decades. Disputes involving visiting families or work permits may be sorted out with little lost except time. But time can feel like an enemy if someone is detained due to their immigration status.

How long will deportation actually take?

If you are worried about getting deported, or if you have family members who are, one of your biggest questions is probably how long that process will take. Does it happen overnight? Could it take years? If you've never been through this before, you may honestly not know what you're facing.

Temporary protected status (TPS) extended for 4 countries

Immigrants from certain countries may be able to get some relief from a recent decision by the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHS recently announced that they had extended temporary protected status (TPS) to those residents in the United States who hail from Nicaragua, El Salvador, Sudan and Haiti.

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