On August 2, 2017, Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue, with the support of President Trump, introduced the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE), which would eliminate the immigration system that we know today and replace it with a points-based system that ignores the benefits of family unity and the needs of […]
On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., reintroduced legislation which would allow certain young immigrants the chance to earn permanent residency in the U.S. and be provided with a pathway toward citizenship. Under the bill, immigrants must have entered the country before the age of 17 and must have […]
Please click here to view August 2017 Visa Bulletin.
“Attorneys general from Texas and nine other Republican-led states threatened Thursday to sue the Trump administration over a program that grants deportation relief and access to work permits to nearly 788,000 “Dreamers,” or undocumented immigrants brought to the country at a young age.” Read article.
On June 26, 2017, the US Supreme Court partially lifted the lower court injunctions of President Trump’s travel and refugee ban, permitting the government to prohibit travel for a very narrow set of individuals. On June 29, 2017, the Department of State (DOS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) both released Frequently Asked Questions […]