U.S. Immigration Process: 5 Things You May Want To Know

Currently, the immigration process is a major concern in the United States. Federal immigration laws are designed to address issues and establish consistency and order in the process. However the fact is, these immigration laws are difficult to understand and navigate without the aid of an experienced immigration attorney. You may want to know these five pieces of helpful information regarding the immigration process in the United States: 1. Some of the most general immigration laws revolve around law enforcement. When a person is arrested, their fingerprints are automatically run through a federal database in order to determine their immigration
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How US Immigration System Works: The Boston Immigration Court

If you are an immigrant in the state of Massachusetts and have any sort of problem with your visa, application for asylum, or residency, you may find yourself on the docket of the Boston Immigration Court at the JFK Federal Building on Sudbury Street. It’s important you understand how this court works and how you can protect your rights. Immigration courts are special administrative courts created by the United States Dept. of Justice (DOJ.) There are currently 58 immigration courts scattered across the country, including the one in Boston. If you receive a Notice to Appear in this court, it means
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Maryland and Hawaii Judges Strike Down Executive Order Once Again

Thank you, Maryland and Hawaii, for striking down President Trump’s unconstitutional executive order once again. New ban = Same bias. Read this NYT article for more information. 2 Federal Judges Rule Against Trump’s Latest Travel Ban By Alexander Burns | New York Times A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking President Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a stinging blow to the White House and signaling that Mr. Trump will have to account in court for his heated rhetoric about Islam. A second federal judge in Maryland ruled against Mr.
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Immigration in Massachusetts – What you need to know

If you are an immigrant in Massachusetts, you are in good company. Immigrant Asians and Latinos make up more than 15% of the population of the state. The businesses they have founded contribute more than $9 billion to the state’s economy and employ over 65,000 people. More than half of the immigrant population of the state have become naturalized citizens and are therefore able to vote. Despite these success stories, the immigration process can be anxiety-provoking and stressful. Here are a few things you should know about immigration in Massachusetts: Employment eligibility: under Federal law, employers are required to complete
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Syrians seeking safety in our country is not a new issue.

I’ve had the privilege of helping Syrians remain legally in the US since 2011, the start of the Syrian civil war. The majority of my clients are doctors, not terrorists. They are contributing enormously to our country through scientific research and medical advances that benefit us all. It breaks their hearts that they can no longer return home as they had planned to do at the end of residency or fellowship. Now many of their friends and family are dead for protesting Al Assad or fighting ISIS. Their homes are leveled. There are no hospitals for them to work in.
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