Tag Archives: immigration status

Immigration Reform is not Amnesty

There are roughly 10 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, and under the current immigration law most of these people are unable to legitimize their status. As of the time this article is written (March 2013), there is no amnesty … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Immigrant Youth

The Obama administration recently announced that it will offer relief from deportation for young immigrants who were brought to USA as minors, and meet specified precise requirements. Thus the announcement temporarily eliminates the possibility of deportation for youths who would qualify … Continue reading

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The distinction between having a nonimmigrant visa and being approved for a nonimmigrant visa

So you filed all your paperwork, and finally you received an approval notice. You may be thinking, “Yipee, I have a visa!” Well… not so fast. The approval of your application/petition for a visa means that you are now in … Continue reading

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