The White House encountered internal resistance to enacting a program that would allow hundreds of thousands of undocumented youth to avoid deportation, according to a new e-book. Politico’s Glenn Thrush reports in the e-book Obama’s Last Stand that Homeland Security … Continue reading
Iranians seeking a non-immigrant visa require an appointment. Our interviewing capacity for Iranian applicants is limited, so appointments are not always readily available. Individuals are able to make their own appointments and the use of a travel agent is not … Continue reading
There are an estimated 1.4 million children and young adults in the United States who might benefit from President Obama’s announcement that the Department of Homeland Security would begin granting deferred action (and Employment Authorization Documents) to unauthorized immigrants who … Continue reading
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Speaking at a forum celebrating the fifth anniversary of the New Haven Elm City Resident Card, national immigrant rights activist Frank Sharry of America’s Voice credited the movement which achieved the card as a kickoff for … Continue reading
As the Obama administration readies for a rush of applications from young illegal immigrants seeking work permits, a new study predicts one of the largest contingents will come from the Bay Area, perhaps more than from all of Arizona.
Sacramento — Juana Reyes provides for her family by selling homemade tamales outside a busy Wal-Mart not far from where I live. At least she used to. Last month Juana was arrested for selling her tamales without a permit and … Continue reading
Proof of citizenship to vote, positive or negative? Other delays may occur.. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2000 presidential election was thrown into turmoil by antiquated paper ballots in Florida that made voters’ intentions difficult to decipher. In 2004, hours-long lines … Continue reading
NEW YORK — Days after President Barack Obama in June said his administration would grant relief to certain young, undocumented immigrants, a Southern California business posted flyers and mailed postcards laying out a very Los Angeles option.
WASHINGTON – House Republicans, responding to new details of the Obama administration’s plan to allow some young illegal immigrants to apply for work permits and stay temporarily, charged that it could create delays for legal immigrants trying to enter the … Continue reading
Democrats in both chambers have launched a national effort to enroll young illegal immigrants in a new program letting them stay in the country without threat of deportation.