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President Obama’s 2014 Immigration Executive Order

President Obama’s 2014 Immigration Executive Order

On November 21, 2014, President Obama announced that he would be issuing an executive order that would defer the deportation of millions of people who do not have legal status to be in the United States.     To qualify for deferred action under the executive order, a person must meet the following...

Immigration Delays Causing Hardships to Families

Immigration Delays Causing Hardships to Families

The average wait time to obtain a green card for immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen is usually five months or less. However, over the past year, the wait time has tripled as thousands of families have had to wait over 15 months to lawfully reunite their families.  The delays stem from the...

Immigration Update: Will Republicans Allow a Vote on Immigration Reform?

The “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013” is an immigration reform bill that has been received with broad bipartisan support. The bill was negotiated, written, and sponsored by the Senate’s “Gang of Eight”, a bipartisan group of senators committed to...