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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.

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Jan 16, 2021

The US attracts thousands of immigrants annually The US has always been known for welcoming the most vulnerable immigrant communities and offering employment alternatives to highly skilled foreign workers. Being a first world country and a world power, the US attracts thousands of immigrants annually, who need international protection or want to gain work experience,…

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First migrant caravan of 2021 leaves with more than 2000 people

First Migrant Caravan of 2021 Leaves from Honduras to the US

Jan 16, 2021

Crisis in Central America increases immigration to the US The massive spread of the Coronavirus reached almost every corner of the world. However, there are territories and countries that felt a stronger impact due to their particular conditions. For instance, the Central American territory was tremendously affected by the sanitary emergency. With this, we refer…

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OIG reveals that the Trump administration knowingly separated immigrant families

OIG Report: DOJ Aware of Immigrant Family Separation

Jan 15, 2021

Trump’s zero tolerance policy In an attempt to curb illegal immigration at the southern border of the US, the Trump administration adopted a so-called “zero tolerance policy.” Broadly speaking, this policy states that immigrants detained while trying to cross the borders without documentation must face criminal prosecution for violating local immigration law, regardless of whether…

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The incoming government's responsibility with asylum seekers

Protecting Those Fleeing Persecution must be Biden’s Priority

Jan 15, 2021

Immigrants flee danger, but find no protection in the US President Trump has led one of the administrations that has most restricted the political asylum process in the US. This humanitarian program is normally available to people in need of international protection as they try to flee from danger, persecution or violence. However, the Trump…

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ICE's most recent leader also resigns

Another ICE Leader Resigns under the Trump Administration

Jan 15, 2021

ICE’s role during the Trump administration Since President Trump launched his political campaign for the 2016 elections, immigration has been a key piece of his proposals, promises and goals. In a relentless attempt to curb illegal immigration and restrict legal immigration processes, the Trump administration has used several federal agencies to fulfill its immigration agenda…

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Public defenders raise their voices after the presidential elections

Public Defenders Present Plan to Improve the Immigration System

Jan 15, 2021

The constant battle between activists and the Trump administration For the past four years, the battle between immigrant rights advocates and the Trump administration has been endless. The current president and his cabinet have tried, by all possible means, to restrict immigration and hinder processes available for foreigners to come to the US. With this,…

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Google to fund employment applications for DACA recipients

Google to Support 500 DACA Recipients

Jan 14, 2021

Google to fund employment applications for DACA recipients On Wednesday, January 13, 2020, Google, an Alphabet Inc’s subsidiary company, which is one of the most important technology platforms among search engines in the world, stated that it will fund approximately 500 employment applications of DACA recipients (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). DACA is a program…

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Delays in immigration processes affect international students

Foreign Students Concerned about their Immigration Status

Jan 14, 2021

The arrival of the pandemic and international students The sudden arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic affected multiple sectors of society as we know it. On the one hand, countries had to adopt emergency measures to control the massive outbreak, protect the economy and safeguard essential resources. On the other hand, governments also had to…

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Biden plans to end contracts with private prison companies

Private Prison Companies under the Biden Administration

Jan 14, 2021

Immigration enforcement within the US during the last four years Since one of President Trump’s main promises during his political campaign was to reduce immigration, mainly illegal, his administration implemented multiple strategies and action plans to curb illegal immigration at the borders and “teach a lesson” to immigrants who managed to cross them without documentation…

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Four steps Biden should take to improve the political asylum process

Four Essential Points to Improve the Political Asylum Process

Jan 14, 2021

The political asylum process under the Donald Trump administration The current administration of the US, led by President Donald Trump, has always proposed to implement a merit-based immigration system, rather than humanitarian alternatives such as political asylum and refuge or immigration based on family ties. Speaking specifically about political asylum, immigrants fleeing persecution, violence, or…

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