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Immigration is frequently changing. Here at Motion Law, we like to keep you updated with the latest news about local and national immigration, keep you informed about changes within our firm, and share helpful information relevant to your immigration needs.

USCIS: International students may submit their employment applications now

International Students may Now Submit their Employment Applications Online

Apr 13, 2021

Options for foreign students to gain work experience in the US Thousands of foreigners from all over the world choose the US to complete their higher education and, where possible, to gain work experience. One of the programs available for international students is the F-1 visa, which allows them to access a period of study…

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DOS allows the issuance of fiancé(e) and immigrant visas around the world

DOS Resumes Fiancé(e) and Immigrant Visa Applications

Apr 12, 2021

Visa restrictions on grounds of health emergency The Coronavirus outbreak was extremely massive and spread uncontrollably and rapidly in almost every corner of the world, forcing governments to implement strict measures and adopt unconventional strategies to mitigate the impact of the health crisis and its repercussions on the economy and the global market. In the…

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Biden hasn't changed the annual refugee limit yet

Trump’s Refugee Limit Still in Place

Apr 12, 2021

Biden hasn’t changed the annual refugee limit yet One of the most prominent differences between former President Donald Trump and current President Joe Biden is their stance and opinion regarding immigration. On the one hand, it is well known that Trump wanted to reduce immigration at all costs and implemented hundreds of policies that substantially…

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Texas Governor calls on Biden to retake Trump's border practices

Texas Governor Suggests Biden Reinstate Trump’s Restrictions

Apr 12, 2021

The Biden administration’s response to the current border situation The current president of the US, Joe Biden, has always been quite open about his opinion when it comes to the immigration sector. The president states that the country is in essence an immigrant nation and, therefore, the federal government has an obligation to expand alternatives…

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Mexican restrictions increase current border controversy

Mexican Restrictions Increase Pressure on the Biden Administration

Apr 12, 2021

Trump deported thousands of migrants to Mexico Under the Donald Trump administration (2017-2021), the US experienced a substantial reduction in immigration, from processes based on employment or study, to humanitarian programs for vulnerable populations. This is because one of the previous administration’s priorities was to restrict immigration at all costs, arguing that the massive influx…

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Democrats are also commenting on the current border situation

Democrats Play Essential Role in Biden’s Immigration Plans

Apr 10, 2021

Biden tries to promote comprehensive immigration overhaul Immigration is a mainstay for the Biden administration. By this, we mean that since President Biden launched his political campaign for the 2020 elections, he has constantly emphasized the need to reform the entire immigration system and adopt policies that benefit international cooperation strategies and current global needs,…

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Sheriff's Coalition Call on Biden to Implement Stricter Border Policies

Sheriffs Call on Biden to Reuse Trump’s Border Policies

Apr 10, 2021

Sheriff’s Coalition Call on Biden to Implement Stricter Border Policies On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, a group of 275 sheriffs, led by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, sent a letter to President Jode Bien, expressing concern about the surge of illegal border crossings that has taken place in the US over the past eight weeks.…

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President Biden asks Congress for funds to oversee immigration agencies

Biden Asks Congress for Funds to Investigate Immigration Agencies

Apr 10, 2021

President Biden asks Congress for funds to oversee immigration agencies On Friday, April 9, 2021, President Joe Biden asked Congress to increase funding for workforce oversight offices, which constantly inspect and supervise practices and protocols implemented by border entities such as ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and CBP (Customs and Border Protection). When introducing the…

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Capacity limits at embassies around the world affect J-1 visas

Limits and Restrictions at US Embassies Delay J-1 Visas

Apr 10, 2021

J-1 Visa – Brief Explanation The US immigration system offers a wide variety of options for foreigners to apply for legal residence permits, either temporary or permanent. This North American country receives thousands of migrants and non-migrants annually through different programs available to foreign workers, international students, vulnerable immigrant communities such as asylum seekers, relatives…

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Honduras asks the US for help to curb mass migration

Honduran Representatives Travel to the US to Discuss Migration

Apr 9, 2021

The controversy related to the current border situation The current border situation has drawn the attention of the American public for the past two months due to a surge of illegal border crossings, increasing the health risk amid the global Coronavirus pandemic and threatening Biden’s immigration plans. To understand the issue at hand, it is…

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