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House Approves Bill to Bar Nationals of Iraq, Syria, Iran and Sudan from VWP

The U.S. House of Representatives, today, passed legislation to overhaul the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The new legislation includes added security enhancements and counter-terrorism technology to increase our nation’s security and facilitate visa-free travel to the United States for citizens of certain countries. The bill, which will now be sent to the U.S. Senate for […]

Immigrants are Waiting for Immigration Reform

There seems to be no end in sight for comprehensive immigration reform now that it has been a month into the Republican-controlled Congress. The divide within Republican’s own party appears greater than ever to reach an agreement for immigration reform. Republicans last year argued that a Congress run by GOP will be inclined to deal […]

House Passes Bill to Block Immigration Action

Our U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles follow the latest in immigration news to keep our clients and community in the know of important new updates. The latest news about President Obama’s new executive action on immigration is that the U.S. House of Representatives, lead by Republicans, has voted 219 to 197 on a bill […]

House GOP Blocks Votes on Military Immigration Measure

May 21, 2014 – House Republican leaders blocked votes on any immigration legislation, again raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation’s laws. The Committee voted early Wednesday against votes on a measure offering U.S. Citizenship to immigrants who are here illegally and serve in the military. The Committee also rejected […]

President Obama Still Hoping Congress Can Pass Immigration Reform Before Midterm Elections

President Obama spoke during a meeting of law enforcement leaders from across the United States on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, to discuss immigration reform. Our immigration attorneys in Los Angeles watched the speech and are happy to see President Obama and the Democrats continuing to put effort into fighting for comprehensive immigration reform. While speaking […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Immigration Reform is Likely to Pass This Year

As Labor Day approaches and Lawmakers prepare to return to Washington, the on-going talk about Immigration Reform ignites. Below are the top 5 reasons why Immigration Reform will pass this year. Reason #1: In order maintain control of the House, Republicans can afford to lose a maximum of seventeen seats in the mid-term elections. There are […]

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A Growing Consensus on Supporting Immigration Reform

Immigration reform is not a “liberal” cause; it is a common-sense cause that appeals to people from a variety of political persuasions. More than a few conservative intellectuals, commentators, politicians, religious leaders, and law-enforcement officials favor revamping the U.S. immigration system to make it more responsive to the economic demands, social realities, and security concerns […]

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Approvals Quickens, but Fast Enough?

For the first time since immigration authorities officially launched Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in mid-August, the federal government released statistics last Friday indicating that thousands of requests have been officially granted. But while the figures themselves are an encouraging sign, other evidence suggests that most applicants will not have their requests considered until after […]