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Why Are Big Companies Supporting Dreamers?

The Trump administration has made another move that will change the way immigration works moving forward. In September, it was announced that the administration would end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA. However, officials haven’t completely shut the door on Dreamers, as Congress was given a six-month deadline to come up with … Continue reading Why Are Big Companies Supporting Dreamers?

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California to Become “Sanctuary State.” What Does It Mean?

In early October 2017, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that would vastly limit who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities. The bill, Senate Bill 54, will take effect in January, making California a “sanctuary state.” Opponents of the bill have blasted it as … Continue reading California to Become “Sanctuary State.” What Does It Mean?

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Trump Administration Attacks Immigration Policy

It’s no secret that the Trump administration has been cracking down on immigration, but some may be surprised at the extra hoops being added to the legal immigration policy. The paperwork for legal immigration is being doubled, tripled, or even more. Worse, the new forms and documents have incredibly vague yet complex questions. Since January, … Continue reading Trump Administration Attacks Immigration Policy

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Green Card Hurdles Introduced By Trump Administration

Since his candidacy, Donald Trump has taken a hardline approach to immigration. His plan to apply “extreme vetting” to visitors and immigrants to the United States is already taking shape with a new interview mandate that will be required to obtain a green card. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed that immigration authorities … Continue reading Green Card Hurdles Introduced By Trump Administration

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Power to Revoke US Citizenship Limited by Supreme Court

In Maslenjak v. United States, the Justices of the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the contention that the government could revoke the naturalization of an individual that made a minor misstatement at their naturalization interview or their  N-400 application. The lawyer for the government argued that something as minor as failing to disclose a traffic ticket would … Continue reading Power to Revoke US Citizenship Limited by Supreme Court

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Trump’s Travel Ban: Who is Affected?

After lower courts repeatedly shot down Donald Trump’s travel ban for unfairly targeting Muslims from certain countries, the Supreme Court allowed a revised version as of Monday, June 26, 2016. The decision all but allows Trump to now boast a victory. The travel ban affects travelers from six countries that are predominantly Muslim. The Supreme … Continue reading Trump’s Travel Ban: Who is Affected?

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Federal Spending Bill and Immigration

On May 1st, 2017, it was announced that Congress would again be dodging a “government shutdown” bullet by passing a federal spending bill known as the. Often referred to as an “omnibus bill” or a “stop gap” measure, this approach funds the federal government in full until individual annual agency budgets can be determined. This … Continue reading Federal Spending Bill and Immigration

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Buy American, Hire American: President Trumps’ Executive Order

Sweta Khandelwal, U.S. Immigration Attorney at The Law Offices of Sweta Khandelwal, speaks about President Donal Trumps’ Executive Order “Buy American, Hire American.”

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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know for Themselves & Their Employees

Access Silicon Valley Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT) Palo Alto, CA READ THE FULL DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKET, HERE This workshop is open to startup founders, startup executives, entrepreneurs, innovators, designers and developers.

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