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  • Hillary Clinton on Immigration

    Hillary Clinton on Immigration

    Posted by Emma Johnson on August 08, 2016

    It seems that Hillary Clinton is way ahead of Donald Trump on her immigration campaign. The presidential candidate has made it very clear that she supports immigration in the United States. We are simply a nation of immigrants and doing otherwise is nonsense. The world evolves and we should evolve with it or become obsessed like Donald Trump trying to eradicate all immigrants. That just won’t do. Hillary Clinton plans to introduce ...

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  • Donald Trump on Criminal Immigrants-Myth or Fact?

    Donald Trump on Criminal Immigrants-Myth or Fact?

    Posted by Emma Johnson on August 01, 2016

    It’s not surprising to hear Donald Trump accusing Mexican immigrants crossing the border of being a bunch of criminal and rapists. This nonsense finger pointing is endorsed by his presidential campaign. Although it might be true some immigrants crossing the border are involved in criminal activities, a zillion studies have proven immigrants, including the undocumented, are less ...

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  • 7000 US Citizens Naturalized over Independence Day

    7000 US Citizens Naturalized over Independence Day

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on July 18, 2016

    Thousands of new US citizens joined the 4th of July party this year. Besides celebrating the birth of our country, USCIS also celebrated the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. It’s an emotional time and dream come true for many. Naturalization ceremonies were held across the nation...

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  • Bronx woman accused of marriage fraud

    Bronx woman accused of marriage fraud

    Posted by Claire Gray on July 08, 2016

    For some “I do” can be one of the hardest things to say but not for Liana Barrientos, a Bronx woman who was recently charged with marriage fraud. Apparently she said I do to 10 foreign-born men in 11 years, seven of which filed for permanent status based on the false marriage. According to the Bronx District Attorney’s office, the busy bride...

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  • DAPA Immigration News

    DAPA Immigration News

    Posted by Claire Gray on May 02, 2016

    In past few years there have been a few lawsuits against DAPA immigration initiative. A highly controversial case against the DAPA program was the case of Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio vs. Obama. For this lawsuit Arpaio challenged Obama’s plan to put deportations on hold. While 17 states are against DAPA...

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  • Benefits of Immigration for Cuban Immigrants: Questioned by Rubio

    Benefits of Immigration for Cuban Immigrants: Questioned by Rubio

    Posted by Emma Johnson on April 27, 2016

    Florida senator Marco Rubio announced recently he would be seeking a change in refugee benefits, specifically the benefits that Cuban immigrants receive. Rubio wishes to stop benefits of immigration Cuban refugees, as there is no proof...

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  • Immigration Fraud Case: Woman has Until June to Plead Guilty or Not

    Immigration Fraud Case: Woman has Until June to Plead Guilty or Not

    Posted by Claire Gray on April 21, 2016

    Maylin Silva is known as a Venezuelan exile activist. Silva was arrested for the immigration fraud case in New York in late 2015 then was released to return to Miami with an ankle monitor bracelet. After arrival Silva arranged to escape...

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  • Obama meets with Castro: Cuba US Embargo

    Obama meets with Castro: Cuba US Embargo

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on March 22, 2016

    President Obama’s aircraft Air Force One touched ground in Cuba on Sunday, March 20th, marking the first time a sitting US president has visited Cuba in almost 90 years. One of the major things being affected by this visit is the Cuba US Embargo, as this visit is the beginning of an operation to open connections with Cuba...

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  • Legal services Miami still provided to unaccompanied immigrant minors

    Legal services Miami still provided to unaccompanied immigrant minors

    Posted by Claire Gray on March 01, 2016

    Influxes of unaccompanied immigrant minors have arrived in several states including Florida, the most occurring in 2016. Legal services Miami such as Americans for Immigrant Justice and Catholic Legal Services were recently in a contract dispute discussing whether or not they ....

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  • President Barack Obama visit to Cuba: How it might affect immigration

    Barack Obama visit to Cuba: How it might affect immigration

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 22, 2016

    Cuban immigration has always been a hot issue in the US since the Cuban Revolution in the 1950s. For the last year, there was been a lot of discussion about the lifting of the Cuban Embargo. In addition to the removal of the embargo it has also been announced that President Barack Obama will be visiting...

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