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Key Changes on Day One of Biden Administration’s Immigration Announcements

Pause on Deportations except of those posing danger to national security.Enforcement Priorities of those who threaten . National security, Border security or Public safety.Strengthening DACA.Ending bans on majority-Muslim and African countries.Stopping border wall construction.Extending Deferred Extended Departure protections for Liberians.Reversing the Trump efforts to exclude undocumented immigrants from Census count.

How an H-1B visa holder can use the EB-5 investor program to get a Green Card

Most foreign workers wanting to start a new life in the United States are opting for the H-1B visa program – but this visa program has certain limitations and several strict requirements. As such, immigrants are now turning to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program as a viable alternative to achieving...

Summary of New memoranda by Department of Homeland Security (‘DHS’) Implementing President’s Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvement Policies, that came into effect on February 21, 2017

Summary of New memoranda by Department of Homeland Security ('DHS') Implementing President’s Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvement Policies Massive expansion of detention by requiring DHS to detain nearly everyone it apprehends, including those without criminal convictions, until they are removed from USA or are required to be released due...

Summary of New Memorandum by DHS Implementing President’s ‘Enforcement of Immigration Laws to Serve National Interest’ that came into effect on February 21, 2017

The directives that stand out are: DHS (ICE, CBP and USCIS) shall execute US immigration laws against all ‘removable aliens’ who:Have been convicted of any criminal offenseHave been charged with any criminal offense that has not been resolved – it does not make an exception for individuals who although once...

What is Public Charge

Public charge means an individual who is likely to become primarily dependent on the government for subsistence, by either the receipt of public cash assistance for income maintenance or institutionalization for long-term care at government expense.