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The Line for Immigration Grows Longer – And Longer

The Line for Immigration Grows Longer – And Longer

  • January 31, 2019
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An immigration lawyer in Philadelphia is accustom to fielding difficult calls and questions. We are experienced in family separations, detention and deportation cases, complicated asylum matters, and even complex visa applications. However, one question that is growing more frustrating for…

What Is the Current Law on Claiming Asylum in the United States?

What Is the Current Law on Claiming Asylum in the United States?

  • January 15, 2019
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At the end of 2018, we had several high-profile news stories break around immigration law in the United States. While several of these stories, from the border wall to expected changes to visa schemes in 2019, highlighted the complexities of…

A Wall Built on Policy: How Immigration Policy Changed in 2018

A Wall Built on Policy: How Immigration Policy Changed in 2018

  • December 31, 2018
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As we start 2019, President Trump will not have the funding for his “wall” on the United States and Mexico border. The President has been vocal on the necessity of a physical wall on the border since his campaign in…

Extended DACA and DAPA stopped by split 4-4 Supreme Court Decision

  • June 23, 2016
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Today, the US Supreme Court reached a split, 4-4 decision on whether President Obama has the authority to institute DAPA and Extended DACA to foreign nationals currently present in the United States. Due to the vacancy in the Supreme Court…

Supreme Court to Decide DAPA and Extended DACA by June 2016

  • January 25, 2016
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The United States Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether President Obama’s DAPA and Extended DACA Programs will go forward. DAPA (Deferred Action for Parental Accountability) and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) are program for persons who have resided in the…

A Closer Look at Immigration Reform

  • July 8, 2015
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On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of immigration reform plans to be implemented in 2015. This plan came after Congress failed to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill, despite its passage through the Senate. The President’s new…

Applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

  • July 2, 2015
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What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)? DACA is a program implemented by President Obama on June 12, 2014 to help foreign nationals without lawful US immigration status come out of the shadows. Many persons who are eligible for Deferred…

The Basics of Illegal Immigration

  • June 24, 2015
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Who are undocumented, or illegal, immigrants? Politicians, news media, and others seem opinionated, but often ill-informed about who these people are, where they came from, and how they fit into American society. Recent changes to the U.S. immigration policy have…

US Immigration Solutions for Equestrian Athletes and Coaches

  • April 3, 2015
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Are you an international athlete or coach who needs U.S. immigration status to work, train or reside in the United States? Check out an article by Hykel Law client and international athlete, David Ziegler, featuring a contribution by Renee Hykel…

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