Judge Rules Against DACA, a Deportation Relief Program

Judge rules against program that protects young immigrants

Judge rules against program that protects young immigrants On Friday, July 16, 2021, Texas federal judge Andrew Hanen ruled against the deportation relief program called DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which protects young immigrants who were brought to the US without legal documentation when they were minors, known as Dreamers. This program was initially…

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Temporary Amnesty and Work Permits for Venezuelans

President Trump grants legal status to Venezuelans before leaving office

President Trump grants protection for Venezuelans before leaving office It is no secret that the Venezuelan people have experienced a truly precarious existence under Nicolas Maduro’s regime. Almost five million Venezuelans have had to leave their country to seek opportunities and economic stability elsewhere due to current shortages in Venezuela. With this, we refer to…

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Acting DHS Secretary Leaves Office During Transition Period

Chad Wolf resigns from DHS one week before Inauguration Day

The US presidential transition The US presidential elections took place on November 3, 2020, and since the current president, Donald Trump, did not win a second term, the country is going through a period of presidential transition. Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who was vice president during Barack Obama’s term, will be the 46th president of…

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Trump Finally Allows the Government Transition

The Trump administration allows transition of the Biden administration

President Trump did not want to admit defeat The most recent presidential elections in the US were quite peculiar, not only because the two strongest candidates have an almost diametrically opposite stance when it comes to multiple sectors of society, but because the world is going through an unprecedented health crisis, which definitely changed the…

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Court Rules in Favor of TPS Cancellation

Trump's government can now remove TPS

The Trump administration’s battle to remove TPS The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is one of the immigration programs offered in the US. Broadly speaking, TPS offers protection against deportation to immigrants from countries that are going through natural disasters, armed conflicts, epidemics and other precarious situations that could put their lives at risk. Immigrants have…

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Recognized Companies Sign Document Against Work Visa Restrictions

Companies like Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft signed a document supporting lawsuit against Trump's policies

The last presidential proclamation The massive outbreak of Coronavirus was sudden and abrupt in most countries around the world, and clearly, governments were forced to implement strict emergency measures to protect the local population and act quickly to counter the impact of the crisis. In the case of the US, President Donald Trump is primarily…

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ICE Chief to Leave Agency at the End of August

ICE's chief will change in September

Border agency to change leader at the end of the month The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is the branch of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for protecting the borders and regulating some immigration processes in the US. ICE is also in charge of overseeing immigration detention centers around the country. These…

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Trump Wants to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants From Congressional Count

Trump states that undocumented aliens should not count for Congress seats

The last national census Every 10 years, since 1790, the United States Census Bureau conducts a survey to determine population density and the behavior of the national economy. This census has several main purposes: Count the number of people living in the US. Analyze the progress of the local economy depending on the population density…

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Foreign Students Win the Battle Against Visa Restrictions

Trump's government rescinds student visa restrictions

Trump administration reverses restrictions on student visas Over the past week, one of the most discussed topics in the US has been the restrictions implemented by the Trump government on student visas. On Monday, July 6, 2020, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) released an official statement with new regulations that foreign students were…

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International Students Fear Deportation Amid the Pandemic

International Students can request an adjustment of status

The US Universities contemplate the idea of permanent virtual classes The US is known for being a destination of thousands of international students who travel annually to the country to complete their university studies or to start new areas of study. The American pedagogical strategy has always stood out above others in the world due…

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