Latest Immigration News

It has been another week filled with news stories about immigration. Here are some of the things immigration lawyers and advocates are talking about.

-17th immigrant dies in ICE custody. Only 8 died all of last year.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/17th-immigrant-dies-ice-custody-twice-many-last-fiscal-year-n1236152

-Is President Trump trying to further limit immigration by calling it “merit-based” immigration reform?
https://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2020/08/06/h-1b-visas-and-trumps-next-merit-based-immigration-plan/#64af69bc79bd

-Make sure your immigration forms are completed accurately and completely, because the Trump administration has come up with yet another reasons to reject applications.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-trump-administration-imposes-yet-another-arbitrary-absurd-modification-to-the-immigration-system/2020/08/06/42de75ca-d811-11ea-930e-d88518c57dcc_story.html

-Applications for U.S. citizenship (and other immigration benefits) are about to become significantly more expensive.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/08/05/immigration-cost-applying-u-s-citizenship-dramatically-increasing/3304675001/

-Former President Bush’s new books pays tribute to immigrants.
https://apnews.com/f731fda15d2f91dcbdca160bc6be2b89