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February 2018 Archives

Asylum seekers may feel some treatment unfair

Facing serious dangers and issues in one's native country can be harrowing. In some cases, the circumstances may be too severe to even stay in the country. This type of scenario affects numerous people around the world, and some choose to seek asylum in the United States. Of course, taking this route can have its complications, and individuals in California may face roadblocks.

Could a reliance on public benefits affect permanent residency?

Coming to a new country may have been a stepping stone for many individuals looking to better their lives and the lives of their families. Of course, simply entering the country does not necessarily mean that success will be immediately found. As a result, many immigrants may need assistance from government benefits programs. While this may not have been an issue in the past, this need could potentially impact individuals working toward permanent residency.

Employment immigration: Time to file for work visas is coming up

Many people educated in or originally from other countries often seek employment opportunities in the United States. However, even with a dream job opening, employment immigration can prove difficult to navigate. Special visas are required for working in the United States, and obtaining this type of visa is no guarantee even though thousands of them are available every year.

Merit-based system may change U.S. immigration law

Though some people may think it will have no impact no them, changes to immigration can easily effect most individuals, including California residents. Paying attention to these potential changes may be especially important to individuals who have come to the United States from different countries. For them, U.S. immigration law could have a considerable impact on their family unity and livelihood.

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