Immigration News Update~Travel Restrictions
#Immigration #News Update New travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries to eight that are subject to the ban set to go into effect October 18th. #travelban
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Immigration Update DACA
“Urgency on Capitol Hill has mounted amid reports that Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has allowed nearly 800,000 people to live and work in the United States without fear of deportation. The Trump administration, which is scheduled to announce the decision Tuesday, is leaning toward terminating the program but delaying enforcement for six months to give lawmakers time to find a solution, according to people briefed on the White House’s deliberations.”
Supreme Court Decision: #Immigration Update
#Immigration #News The Supreme Court on Thursday vacated lower courts’ decision to denaturalize a U.S. citizen because she made a false statement to an immigration official.
Justice Elena Kagan wrote the 9-0 opinion in Maslenjak v. United States, which said that “the law required a tighter connection between the lie and the procurement of citizenship.”
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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to uphold a Hawaii court’s nationwide preliminary injunction that blocked the revised travel ban’s 90-day halt on nationals from the six designated Muslim-majority nations and a 120-day suspension of the refugee program. And now the fight goes to the Supreme Court. Click below to read more…
#Haitian #TPS Extended Six Months
DACA Immigration Information
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#May Day, Protesters Are Taking to the Streets
Awaiting Court Ruling on Obama’s Immigration Action
Will court make a decision in support of the expanded DACA & DAPA programs? Families anxiously await Supreme Court ruling which is expected before the end of this month. Read more here.
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In The Papers: NYTimes A Judge’s Assault on Immigration
District Court ruling on Deferred Action for Parents of Americans & Lawful Permanent Residents & Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. A Preliminary Injuction was issued delaying the February 18th start to the programs that would give 4 million immigrants, parents of American citizens, work permits and three-year deferred deportation DAPA and also expand the original DACA program.
The Department of Justice will appeal the injunction. Keep in mind the Court’s order does not in any way affect existing DACA. You may still request the initial grant of DACA or renewal pursuant to original guidelines.
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