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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.

Presidential nominees have not mentioned immigration

Presidential Debates do not Delve into the Immigration Sector

Oct 9, 2020

The presidential debates The US’ presidential elections will take place on November 3, 2020. The two strongest candidates have already had a debate session and there are two others scheduled for October 15 and 22. However, these dates are subject to change depending on President Trump’s health, who recently tested positive for COVID-19. The two…

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Members of the House of Representatives comment on the Provisional Final Rule

House Members Comment on H-1B Visa Restrictions

Oct 8, 2020

The latest move by the Trump administration on business immigration On October 6, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stated that an Interim Final Rule will be published in the Federal Register, which would increase restrictions on the H-1B Visa program in order to protect American workers during…

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LGBT people stranded due to US' political asylum policies

LGBT Communities Fail to Find Protection by the US Political Asylum System

Oct 8, 2020

Political asylum in the US Since the US is a first world country and a world power, it has the possibility, conditions and resources to offer international protection to the most vulnerable immigrant communities through humanitarian programs. One of these programs is political asylum. According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), foreigners can…

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Federal agencies already collecting DNA at the borders or operations

Detained Immigrants Now Subject to DNA Collection

Oct 8, 2020

Criminalization of immigration The US often opens its doors for immigrant communities from around the world, and multiculturalism has always been one of the most positive aspects of the nation’s values. However, the current administration of the US, headed by President Donald Trump, has a fairly conservative and strict stance when it comes to the…

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FAIR proposes reform to reduce business immigration

FAIR Proposes Reform to Protect American Workers

Oct 8, 2020

FAIR’s position on immigration The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a non-partisan organization that analyzes and evaluates immigration policies in the US with the purpose of serving the public interest and local citizens. One of the main goals of FAIR, as stated on its official website, is to reduce immigration levels, so that…

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DVL- 2022 now available

The Diversity Visa Lottery is Now Available for 2022

Oct 7, 2020

The Diversity Visa Lottery – Brief Explanation It is well known that the US is the destination for thousands of immigrants, who yearn to build a promising future. The country’s immigration system offers multiple options for foreigners to come to gain work experience or complete their higher education. Adding to that, there are also different…

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Chad Wolf praises ICE for operations in California sanctuary cities

DHS Acting Secretary Commends ICE Raids in Sanctuary Cities

Oct 7, 2020

The power of border forces Illegal immigration has been a primary focus of President Trump since he took office in 2017. Thus, undocumented immigrants, especially those with a history of crime, are the target of the current administration of the US. In fact, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is a key player for…

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Court of appeals upheld order to ban border forces from keeping minors in hotels

Court of Appeals Bans ICE from Keeping Immigrant Minors in Hotels

Oct 7, 2020

ICE kept immigrant minors in hotels The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency kept more than 577 immigrant minors in hotels before deporting them from the US during the health crisis caused by the global Coronavirus pandemic. Local law states that unaccompanied immigrant minors must be transferred to facilities of the Office of Refugee Resettlement…

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DHS and DOL Announce New Upcoming Restrictions on Business Immigration

The Trump Administration to Increase Limits for H-1B Visas

Oct 7, 2020

DHS and DOL announce upcoming restrictions on business immigration The Trump administration, through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) stated, on Tuesday, October 6 2020, that restrictions for business immigration will increase, specifically for H-1B visas for qualified foreign workers. The current administration of the US announced that new…

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Former DHS officials comment on ICE billboard campaign

ICE Advertising Campaign Receives Countless Criticisms

Oct 6, 2020

ICE billboards The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, within its many tasks, has the obligation to carry out exhaustive investigations to locate immigrants, who managed to cross borders without prior authorization, and reside in the US without legal documentation. ICE is one of the main border forces of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)…

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