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u.s. immigration law Archives

Policy changes re US immigration law cause concern for victims

When a California resident is a victim of a crime, the aftermath can cause much fear and turmoil. When the victim is an immigrant who did not enter the country legally, the situation can be even more frightening. These individuals may fear deportation and other negative consequences for reporting the crimes. Fortunately, U-visas can help immigrant crime victims if they meet certain stipulations, but unfortunately, policy changes relating to U.S. immigration law are putting those victims at risk.

US immigration law may provide options for avoiding deportation

Deportation is a common fear among individuals who have come to California or other parts of the United States from different countries. Even if they believe they have all of their paperwork in order or have garnered the right immigration status, they could still feel this fear. Fortunately, some aspects of U.S. immigration law could allow them to fight against deportation proceedings.

Marine accused of violating US immigration law

Serving in the military is an honorable act. Unfortunately, many of the men and women who serve often suffer from serious mental and physical scars due to their experiences. These problems may lead individuals to have difficulty navigating certain situations, and in some cases, they could even end up being accused of violating U.S. immigration law.

Shutdown results in hardships for US immigration law cases

The process of entering the United States as an immigrant or dealing with other immigration-related issues is already long and difficult. Unfortunately, many circumstances outside of immigrants' control may only make their journeys an even greater struggle. Numerous individuals in California and across the country are certainly experiencing such issues with U.S. immigration law at the current time.

US immigration law: Citizens often held in ICE custody

Dealing with any type of immigration issue can be difficult for people in California and elsewhere. It can be even more challenging to find a resolution to an issue if a person is working alone. Unfortunately, even citizens may find themselves at odds with or even detained by immigration authorities, which is a violation of U.S. immigration law.

Trying to comply with US immigration law leads to man's arrest

Numerous people face a great deal of turmoil and uncertainty when it comes to their immigration status. Unfortunately, U.S. immigration law is complicated, and even when parties think they are complying with the law, they could end up facing negative repercussions. In some scenarios, they could even be arrested or deported.

US immigration law may allow deported parents' kids to be adopted

No one in California or elsewhere wants to lose a child under any circumstances. However, many immigrants who came into the country through illegal means found themselves separated from their children at the border. A number of those parents were even deported from the country while their children were kept in the United States. Now, U.S. immigration law may allow those children to be put up for adoption.

US immigration law: Waivers may help some looking to obtain visas

Some people may come to California or other parts of the United States without following the proper immigration steps. Still, they may build lives here and even find love that results in their marrying U.S. citizens. While marrying a citizen can impact a person's immigration status, a waiver may be needed under U.S. immigration law if the person has an unlawful presence in the country and hopes to obtain a visa.

Potential caregivers detained for US immigration law violations

The fact that children of individuals looking to enter the United States have been separated from their parents and detained is not particularly new information. Many parents and other family members have struggled with this situation, and numerous children have been left without their loved ones. Though individuals can come forward to provide care for these undocumented children, officials are now reportedly using that opportunity to detain individuals in violation of U.S. immigration law.

Tips for staying on the right side of U.S. immigration law

Immigrating to the United States is a goal of many people. Of course, it is not an easy journey to take as there are many particular steps to address in regard to U.S. immigration law. Luckily, individuals in California and elsewhere can make efforts to help themselves along the way.

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