November 8th, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections are now over and we have a split Congress. Democrats are in the majority in the House of Representatives while Republicans still control the Senate. What does that mean for immigration laws and policies? Are we any closer to seeing comprehensive immigration reform?
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November 5th, 2018

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Immigrants make up approximately 13% of the total U.S. population, and according to The Sacramento Bee, Trump’s latest immigration order, which is a ‘zero tolerance’ policy on migrants crossing the southwest border, has ‘blindsided’ federal health and immigration officials.   Trump’s … more

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November 1st, 2018

President Trump announced that his administration is preparing an executive order to end birthright citizenship.  This announcement was met with outrage and skepticism from his critics, who argue that the move would be both unconstitutional and un-American.  more

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October 25th, 2018

A non-citizen who is granted permanent resident status (green card) based on their marriage will only be granted conditional permanent resident status if they have been married less than two years at the time their application is approved. more

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October 18th, 2018

Adjustment of status for K-1 and K-2 visa holders can be complex even under the best of circumstances.  Things become even more challenging when there is a divorce and the derivative child turns 21-years-old.  However, as one happy Reeves Immigration Law Group client can say, good lawyering can still lead to a green card. more

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October 15th, 2018

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Immigrants make up approximately 13% of the total U.S. population, and in recent immigration law news, Governor of California, Jerry Brown, has effectively vetoed a bill that would allow those that are non-citizens to participate as members of state and … more

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October 13th, 2018

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction that blocks the Trump administration from ending the Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) for over 300,000 people from four countries: Haiti, El Salvador, Honduras, and Sudan. This means that the Trump administration must keep the TPS program running for those countries while the lawsuit remains active. more

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October 11th, 2018

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Lawful immigrants account for three-quarters of the foreign-born population in the United States. That being said, at the end of August, the USCIS announced its decision to ‘extend and expand’ its premium processing suspension for H-1B petitions. This can mean … more

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October 4th, 2018

On June 28, 2018, the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued a new policy memorandum that will affect individuals who apply for immigration benefits in the United States. In the memo, USCIS announced that immigration officers will have more authority to issue a Notice to Appear (“NTA”) to people whose applications for immigration benefits have been denied. more

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September 27th, 2018

In recent weeks and months Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has carried out targeted raids nationwide as part of their efforts to deport undocumented immigrants.  These raids have resulted in the break-up of families, individuals losing their jobs, and countless people scared to leave their homes and lead their normal lives.  more

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