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GOP House Leaders Release “Standards for Immigration Reform”

Yesterday, Republican leaders of the House released what they call standards of immigration reform, which echoes their current stand on approaching immigration reform while emphasizing border enforcement. This is the first bit of progress from GOP leaders in addressing the status of the current undocumented immigrant population. Our team of U.S. immigration attorneys in Los […]

Group of Democrats Introduce Their Version of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act

LOS ANGELES, CA – October 2, 2013 As advocates of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office is excited to see that further progress is being made in the House. Based out of the Los Angeles area, our knowledgeable U.S. Immigration attorneys monitor the latest news on immigration and Comprehensive Immigration Reform to […]

CBP’s “Zero Tolerance” Policy and the Exercise of Discretion

Zero Tolerance Policy and the Exercise of Discretion On March 22, 2002 the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) instituted a “Zero Tolerance Policy” to its employees in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) directing them to perform their duties in full compliance with law, regulations, and CBP policy and procedures. The tone of the […]

Los Angeles Residents encouraged to contact Senator Feinstein for Immigration Bill push

Today the United States Senate is having the first mark-up of bill 744, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill. We now know that the “triggers” and Title I (border security) will be up first for amendments to be offered, debated and voted on. People from California interested in helping the immigration bill get passed are encouraged […]

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Outline of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act

Outline of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 Trigger to Initial Adjustment of Status Under the new proposed outline by the United States Senate, current undocumented immigrants who were physically present in the United States before December 31, 2011 are eligible to become a “Registered Provisional Immigrant”. However, no immigrant […]