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Expanded DACA Temporaily Delayed; Not Cancelled

  • March 4, 2015
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Earlier this month, a federal court judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction which has delayed the implementation of the expanded DACA program meant to begin on February 18, 2015. The program is not cancelled; it is only temporarily delayed…

Childhood Arrivals Program Expanded February 18, 2015

  • February 12, 2015
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President Obama’s Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) will include more people as of February 18, 2015. The program was originally announced in June of 2012 and allowed persons who came to the United States as children (under the age of 16),…

How to Become a U.S. Citizen

  • February 6, 2015
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Are you interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? If you are currently a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) of the United States, you may be eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship. Green card holders who wish to apply for citizenship must…

Obama Executive Action (Expanded DACA) Begins February 18, 2015

  • January 30, 2015
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On November 20, 2014 President Obama announced several immigration reform measures including an expansion of the DACA program. DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is a program that allows people without current immigration status who arrived in the United States…

Philadelphia Passes Law to Crack Down on Notario Fraud

  • December 12, 2014
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Just in time for President Obama’s immigration executive orders, the City of Philadelphia has passed a local law to take effect in six months that will require businesses offering immigration related services to post a prominent notice if they are…

President Obama Announces Immigration Action

  • November 21, 2014
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Executive Actions & Benefits Outlined On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced several Executive Actions that will provide benefits to several foreign nationals living in the United States. Eligible individuals may apply for benefits somewhere in the next 90 days…

Obama Set to Announce Immigration Reform

In the wake of the November 2014 election, President Obama appears to be following through on his promise to millions of immigrants in the United States awaiting immigration reform. The President has stated: “I indicated to (House) Speaker (John) Boehner…

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