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Deportation & Humanitarian ImmigrationFamily ImmigrationImmigrationImmigration Law Changes &  New Law

Who do the visa sanctions recently announced by the Department of State affect? Why can’t nationals of Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone be issued tourist visas?

The Department of State recently announced that it will stop issuing B tourist visas to nationals of the following countries: Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. Nationals of Guinea will also not be issued F student visas, nor J or…
September 27, 2017
ImmigrationImmigration Law Changes &  New Law

President Trump Issues an Executive Order Indefinitely Barring Most Travel to the U.S. For Citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen and North Korea

On Sunday September 25, 2017, as President Trump’s Executive Order barring travel from seven countries was set to expire, he issued a Presidential Proclamation (Executive Order) indefinitely suspending immigrant and non-immigrant travel to the U.S. for nationals from Chad, Iran,…
September 25, 2017
Deportation & Humanitarian ImmigrationImmigration

I’m an immigrant and I’ve been arrested, will I be deported under President Trump’s Executive Actions? What can I do to protect myself from deportation after an arrest?

In his first week of office, President Trump signed several Executive Actions, among them three that directly relate to immigration.  One order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,  broadens immigration enforcement priorities, making those that entered…
February 23, 2017