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Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration in DACA Ruling

Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration in DACA Ruling

Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration in DACA Ruling On January 9, 2018 U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco partly granted, as requested by the University of California, a temporary restraining order against President Trump’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood...

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Update

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Update

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Update On January 8, 2018 the Trump Administration announced that it would end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for those from El Salvador.  The nearly 200,000 individuals from El Salvador have until September 9, 2019 to leave. This is the latest in a series of...

New Tax Law Brings Changes to How Divorces are Negotiated

New Tax Law Brings Changes to How Divorces are Negotiated

New Tax Law Brings Changes to How Divorces are Negotiated  On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law The 2017 Tax Cut and Job Act of 2017.  Among the many controversial changes this new law will make, will be how divorce settlements are negotiated.  A 75-year-old tax law had allowed the...

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) ending for many in the U.S.

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) ending for many in the U.S.

The United States, under Temporary Protected Status (TPS), allows people from certain countries to stay legally in the U.S. This is done when the U.S. government determines that the return to a country would be unsafe for the individual. When the U.S. government determines that return is safe, TPS is ended and the individuals from those nations must return. Over the years, it has become routine for administrations to extend TPS for people. This has resulted in approximately 300,000 people living under TPS in the U.S.