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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.

U.S. immigration law: Man leaves family behind due to deportation

The idea of moving from a long-term home can often fill many people with anxiety. They may dread the idea of leaving friends or family behind, and the idea of getting used to new and unfamiliar surrounds can prove difficult. Though may California residents make the decision to move on their own, some individuals may be forced to move due to violations of U.S. immigration law.

U.S. immigration law ends temporary protected status for many

The United States has often been seen as a place of refuge for many individuals. Some people may have come to California or other areas in the country due to issues they hoped to escape in their countries of origin. While this action may have helped them for some time, changes to U.S. immigration law may have many people feeling a loss of protection.

ICE make arrests for alleged U.S. immigration law violations

Looking for new opportunities is not always easy. Many individuals find themselves struggling for some time before they are able to find the job, home or other solution to a need. Because of these difficulties, it is not unusual for people to enter the United States in hopes of finding better opportunities. However, they could face even more challenges if they are suspected of violating U.S. immigration law.

What to do when Temporary Protected Status ends

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is granted to undocumented immigrants when war, natural disaster or other “extraordinary” conditions temporarily make return to their native country unsafe. In 2010, TPS was granted to citizens of Haiti after a 7.0 Mw earthquake brought catastrophe to the island.

Trump administration starts evaluating border wall prototypes

The Trump administration is moving forward with its efforts to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. President Donald Trump has long vowed to build a border wall as part of his goal to stop undocumented immigrants from entering the country illegally. Newsweek reports that the next step has been taken as U.S. Customs and Border Protection is testing prototypes of the wall in San Diego.

Government could shut down over U.S. immigration law reform

Immigration can often be considered a touchy subject for many California residents. Some individuals may believe that restrictions should be less strict, and others may think that even more stipulations must be placed on parties coming into the country. Because U.S. immigration law has been a hot topic as of late, many parties may be interested in a potential government shutdown in relation to immigration reform.

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