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DACA Recipients Accuse Employers of Turning Them Away Over Their Immigration Status

When an individual is accepted into the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, they are granted protection from deportation and are permitted to work. Unfortunately, some DACA recipients have shared that they encountered employers…
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El Paso, Texas, ICE Guards Accused of Sexually Assaulting Female Detainees Held in an Immigration Detention Center

A Texas advocacy group has come forward with a complaint alleging “guards in an immigrant detention center in El Paso sexually assaulted and harassed inmates in a “pattern and practice” of abuse.” The complaint urges “the local district…
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Immigrant Doctor Working on the Frontlines to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic Denied a Green Card

Dr. Julia Iafrate has been living in the U.S. for 13 years now. Sometime after she immigrated to America from Canada, she completed a residency program at the Mayo Clinic and a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Iowa, according…
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Are immigration officials using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to turn away thousands of migrants seeking asylum?

Some sources say they are.   When an immigrant is seeking asylum in the U.S., they are asking for protection as they have suffered persecution or fear they will suffer persecution due to their race, religion, nationality, membership…
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Texas, Trump Administration Says It Plans to Reject New DACA Applications After Supreme Court Ruling

Despite the recent ruling the Supreme Court made in June that rejected the Trump administration’s request to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Texas Tribune says that the administration announced at the end…
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Texans Without Legal Immigration Status are Choosing to Self-Evict When They Can’t Pay Rent to Avoid Court

Anytime a tenant is unable to pay rent, their landlord has the right to initiate the eviction process in an effort to get the tenant out and replace them with someone who can afford the monthly payment. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 pandemic…
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Will an Immigrant Inevitably Be Deported Once Placed in Removal Proceedings?

When an immigrant is placed in removal proceedings, it generally is because he or she engaged in a criminal act, violated the terms of their visa, or entered the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant. In fact, so far in 2019, “Texas has issued…
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What is the best path to citizenship for immigrants who come to San Antonio Texas?

Due to its proximity to Central America, San Antonio along with many other parts of Texas is a significant spot for immigration issues. Despite the political tension surrounding this issue, there are some fairly simple reasons why many people…
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What Do I Need to Qualify for an H1-B Work Visa in Texas?

Many individuals would love the opportunity to work in the United States, or even live in the United States permanently. Individuals under certain professions who are looking to immigrate can choose the option of getting a specific work visa…
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How can an attorney help immigrants avoid legal problems and danger in San Antonio?

Immigration has become a contested issue in the United States in recent years. Regardless of where any person stands on the political spectrum regarding immigration issues, it is always better for those who plan on entering the U.S. and staying…
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Will a Delay in my Medical Examination and Vaccine Record Endanger my Immigration Status in Texas?

Application for residency to the United States is complex, and all paperwork must be completed properly for your immigration process to go smoothly.  You should know the importance of the Form I-693 regarding your medical examination and…
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How can an immigration lawyer help someone enter the U.S. and stay legally?

Due to its proximity to the Mexican border, San Antonio is a city that has been plagued with a number of immigration issues in recent years. The entire state of Texas has a large border where many people attempt to enter the U.S., either legally…
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Can I be Deported in San Antonio, Texas if I am a Legal Immigrant?

    What is “deportation?” It is the formal removal of an alien from the United States when the alien has been found removable for violating the immigration laws. Deportation is ordered by an immigration judge without any punishment…
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What are the Two Ways of Obtaining Asylum in Texas?

Immigrants who are seeking asylum have fled their homeland and traveled to the U.S. in search of protection as they have suffered persecution or fear of persecution due to: Race Religion Nationality Membership in a particular social…
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How Much Does It Cost for a U.S. Citizen to File a Petition for a Foreign-Born Spouse?

If you are a U.S. citizen living in Texas and are ready to bring your foreign-born spouse to live with you, you will be required to pay a form filing fee of $535.00. The fee, which is subject to change, must be paid in order to file Form I-130,…
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How Will Divorce Affect My Immigration Status?

If you have been admitted into the U.S. as a permanent resident on the basis of marriage and your marriage is less than two years old, you are likely living with a conditional status that can eventually be removed after the two years is up.…