The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released several hundred immigrants from detention facilities, noting the fiscal crisis has limited financial resources, according to The Washington Post. On February 22, The Post reported that the average immigration court case takes 550 days before … Continue reading
Thou shalt compromise, at least on immigration reform. That is the message being heard from some leading evangelicals in the United States. After decades of promoting traditionally conservative causes like opposition to abortion, many evangelical leaders are now wielding their … Continue reading
After months of delays and debate, the House today approved the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a new version of a formerly longstanding law aimed at protecting victims of domestic violence.
Immigration is a hot topic in Washington, and for good reason: reforming our immigration policies will finally bring our laws in line with economic and societal realities. Embedded in every immigration reform proposal is a mandate for employers to use … Continue reading
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) applauds the introduction last month of H.R. 435, the Military Enlistment Opportunity Act, by Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO).
The H-2A agricultural guest worker program is broken and must be replaced.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have shocked people on both sides of the immigrant debate this week by releasing hundreds of detainees from the agency’s detention centers, a move officials say was done in light of “fiscal uncertainty” over looming … Continue reading
On February 13, 2013, USCIS transferred some casework from the Vermont Service Center to the Nebraska Service Center to balance overall workload with processing capacity at the centers. The affected casework includes the following forms:
Neither the White House nor the Homeland Security Department headquarters were made aware of the Immigration Customs and Enforcement decision to release detainees ahead of the pending forced spending cuts, an administration official said Wednesday.
The American couple thought to have been missing in Peru for the last month laughed when they heard about the worldwide commotion they had caused. On Wednesday, Peru’s tourism minister was able to confirm that Garrett Hand, 27, and Jamie … Continue reading