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Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP launches immigration law blog

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP has launched a new immigration law blog on its website. The blog is authored by the firm’s immigration practice team, including attorneys Eileen M. Martin, Andrew M. Wilson, Nisha V. Fontaine and Elizabeth M. Klarin. The ...

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Trump wants tougher immigration law after attack by ‘animal’

WASHINGTON — Denouncing the suspect as an “animal,” President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged tougher immigration measures based on skills and other merit rather than a lottery after the deadly truck attack in New York City. Trump noted during a ...

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Cities, counties mull immigrant legal fund

Brian Ramirez-Perez, 3, sits at the dinner table while his mother Yolanda Perez-Reyes, 32, prepares dinner. Perez-Reyes, who has two U.S.-born children, fled gang violence in her native El Salvador 11 years ago. (Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post)

CHICAGO — Major U.S. cities and counties are beefing up legal services for immigrants to help them fight deportation and avoid fraudulent lawyers in the wake of Donald Trump’s election and his hard-line immigration enforcement promises. Tapping local government funds ...

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Law firms field more immigration calls since election

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issues 65,000 H-1B visas every year to foreign workers, with another 20,000 for those with master’s degrees or higher.

LONG ISLAND — Ever since the election, law firms that focus on immigration — whether assisting individuals, or businesses employing foreign nationals — are spending a lot of time fielding questions from concerned clients. With the Trump administration’s position on ...

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Second Circuit — Immigration Law: Hernandez v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Immigration Law Reopening a Case — New Evidence — Daughter’s Mental Condition Hernandez v. Holder 10-4100-ag(L) Judges Katzmann, Kearse and Gleeson Background: The petitioner appealed from two decisions from the Board of Immigration ...

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AG argues Arizona law is unconstitutional

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has submitted a friend-of-the-court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court which is hearing oral arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of a controversial Arizona measure targeting undocumented immigrants. Schneiderman argues the Arizona ...

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