The Department of Homeland Security published a new form for verifying employment eligibility on March 8, and every business in America needs to pay attention. “This affects every U.S. employer,” said Christine Mehfoud, an immigration lawyer in Richmond. Form I-9 ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Illegal immigrants might face around a 10-year wait to become legal permanent U.S. residents under sweeping immigration overhaul legislation taking shape in the Senate, negotiators said Thursday. That’s shorter than some current wait times though longer than some ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country. The deal, ...Read More »
U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer is urging immediate passage of his bi-partisan legislation to increase oversight of the student visa program. His push comes after a Bangladesh native was arrested Wednesday after trying to blow up the Federal Reserve building ...Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — At oral arguments this week, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court grilled attorneys arguing over whether a permanent resident caught with just enough marijuana to roll a few cigarettes committed an “aggravated felony” that rendered him ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Young illegal immigrants are scrambling to get passports and other records in order as the Homeland Security Department starts accepting applications to allow them to avoid deportation and get work permits. Homeland Security announced the details Tuesday of ...
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PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has sided with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to throw out major parts of Arizona’s tough crackdown on illegal immigrants. A two-page ruling Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals backed the ...Read More »
Swearing in new citizens is always special for U.S. District Judge Michael A. Telesca, but once a year he gets to step back in time and welcome them on the nation’s birthday at the Genesee Country Village and Museum in ...Read More »
MIAMI — The U.S. is locking up more illegal immigrants than ever, generating lucrative profits for the nation’s largest prison companies, and an Associated Press review shows the businesses have spent tens of millions of dollars lobbying lawmakers and contributing ...
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