Blog Posts in September, 2013

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  • Federal Government Shutdown will Affect Immigration-Related Services
    Federal Government Shutdown will Affect Immigration-Related Services

    The impending shutdown of the U.S. Government and the consequential furloughing of thousands of federal employees will affect various federal agencies in different ways as explained here . There are ...

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  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform Appears Dead
    Comprehensive Immigration Reform Appears Dead

    Comprehensive Immigration Reform (“CIR”), the proposed legislation that would bring legal status to millions of undocumented individuals in the United States, appears to have all but been defeated in ...

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  • Court Constricts Rights of Those Seeking Fear-Based Forms of Relief
    Court Constricts Rights of Those Seeking Fear-Based Forms of Relief

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (“Ninth Circuit”), which is the federal appeals court that hears all petitions for review from the Board of Immigrations Appeals (“BIA”) ...

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  • A DREAM Deferred?
    A DREAM Deferred?

    A couple of weeks ago, the United States celebrated as a nation a speech made more than fifty years ago by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who preached acceptance of and dignity for all. Today in the ...

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