DACA Update December 2020

Last week, we had a huge update on deferred action for childhood arrivals. Falling into compliance, effective December 7, 2020, an order of a United States District Court, there have been major changes to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). With these changes there come some major victories that we, as a nation, have been

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DHS Extended TPS Document Update

In November 2020 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had an astonishing announcement in regards to Temporary Protected Status (TPS) residents. This notice will now extend the validity of TPS documentation for those in El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan until January 4, 2021.  This will also extend Employment Authorization Documents including:  Forms

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Immigration Law News: Supreme Court Dismisses Trump’s “Public Charge” Cases

Two weeks after the Supreme Court announced it would review the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule, the case itself was dismissed at the request of the Biden administration. The “public charge” rule governs the admission of immigration into the United States. Under federal immigration law, noncitizens cannot receive a green card if the government believes...

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One Notable Founding Father Discussed in the U.S. Naturalization and Citizenship Test

For immigrants that seek to become naturalized American citizens, the journey requires patience and hard work. It gets complicated: forms, documents, paperwork, interviews, and a little bit of civics knowledge. Citizenship is more than a piece of paper, it’s an admission to one of the biggest, most innovative, and most freedom-loving nations on the planet.

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The Benefits of the Religious Workers Visa for U.S. Entry 

The Benefits of the Religious Workers Visa for U.S. Entry 

The R-1 Nonimmigrant Religious Worker visa is a special category of visa allowed by the United States immigration service. It allows people of varying religious faiths to enter the country to perform religious work.  Like all visas, however, the R-1 visa has its own restrictions and requirements and can get confusing for someone looking for

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Common Immigration Issues and How a Portland Lawyer Can Help

Common Immigration Issues and How a Portland Lawyer Can Help

It isn’t an easy feat to migrate from one country to another. It requires extensive planning, a lot of paperwork, and financial resources. Whether you’ve planned everything or not, immigrants still face many problems. This is why you should hire an immigration lawyer in Portland. If you’re looking for a law office in Portland, click

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What are the Benefits of Being a US Citizen?

What are the Benefits of Being a US Citizen?

The United States is the land of opportunity for citizens and non-citizens alike. However, when you’re a US citizen in large cities like Portland, Oregon, more benefits are often available. If you’ve been on the fence and you’re thinking about becoming a US citizen, you’ve come to the right place. This article will look at

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