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Immigration Law: Provisional Waiver Rule Effective March 4, 2013
The Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver has officially been approved and we expect it to be in motion no later than March 4, 2013. The public comment period on the regulation ended on June 1, 2012 and the final rule was published in the Federal Register on January 3, 2013. The Provisional Waiver Rule was announced by the […]
Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver announcement – January 3, 2013
After a year of waiting all of 2012, we have it folks! The provisional unlawful presence waiver is being published today, January 3, 2013 and will become effective on March 4, 2013 (60 days later). For more info Secretary Napolitano Announces Final Rule to Support Family Unity During Waiver Process Release Date: January 2, 2013 […]
Immigration Reform – This time, it’s different An election drubbing changes minds
November 24, 2012 Economist Article here WHEN Congress last wrestled with immigration reform, in 2007, John Boehner, then the leader of the Republican minority in the House of Representatives, denounced the bill under consideration as “a piece of shit”. George W. Bush, the president of the day, supported it, but many Republicans opposed it, mainly […]
McCain, Hatch, Rubio offer optimism on immigration on return for lame duck
By Cameron Joseph – 11/13/12 08:25 PM ET Entire Article Three key Senate Republican players on immigration returned to a lame-duck session of Congress on Tuesday offering optimism that a deal on immigration could be made next year. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he believes it’s “very likely” the Senate will come up with a […]
Sean Hannity, John Boehner say GOP should tackle immigration reform
By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo! News | The Ticket – 3 hrs ago Entire Article Well, that was fast. Just two days after President Barack Obama sailed to re-election over Mitt Romney, boosted by more than 70 percent of the Latino vote, some Republicans are striking a new tone on illegal immigration. Conservative Fox News and radio host Sean Hannity said […]
Immigration reformers see Obama win, Hispanic turnout as ‘game-changer’
By Mike Lillis – 11/07/12 05:04 PM ET Entire Article An outpouring of support from Hispanic voters helped to usher President Obama to a resounding reelection win Tuesday, and immigration reformers say those dynamics have set the stage for a bipartisan reform deal next year. Conservatives in Congress have successfully killed efforts to pass immigration reforms […]
Obama Promises Immigration Reform if Re-Elected, According to Iowa Paper
October 24, 2012 Washington – In an interview with the Des Moines Register, U.S. President Barack Obama said that if he wins the election in two weeks it will largely be thanks to his strong lead among Latino voters. Read more: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/10/24/obama-promises-immigration-reform-if-re-elected-according-to-iowa-paper/#ixzz2AK5xFMID
Napolitano says 200K illegal immigrants have applied for deferred deportation
By Jordy Yager – 10/24/12 05:15 PM ET Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said on Wednesday that more than 3,000 young illegal immigrants are applying for deferred deportation every day under the administration’s new immigration policy. About 200,000 young people in the country illegally have applied to defer their deportation for at least two years and […]
Romney adviser leading immigration lawsuit
An informal adviser to Republican Mitt Romney is representing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees suing the Obama administration over its plan to stop deporting many young illegal immigrants and grant them work permits. By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON — An informal adviser to Republican Mitt Romney is representing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]
Out of the shadows A first step to make young illegal immigrants welcome
Aug 25th 2012 | ATLANTA AND CHICAGO | from the print edition Economist LISA OHMAN was brought up in Macon, Georgia, and speaks with a gentle southern accent. She graduated from Wesleyan College, a women’s university in Macon, with majors in biology and chemistry, and has just taken her medical-school entrance exams. Teresa Lee was brought up […]