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Knowing their rights could help immigrants during ICE interaction

Many individuals who came to the United States looking for better lives may feel as if they are only facing more turmoil. Unfortunately, it seems as if there are threats to the livelihood of immigrants living in Louisiana and other parts of the country every day. Indeed, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are set to begin rounding up individuals, so it is wise for individuals to understand their rights.

Immigration roundups possible in the near future

Many immigrants live in Louisiana and other parts of the United States in fear that they will face deportation. Unfortunately, these immigration concerns are valid as numerous policy changes and actions against immigrants are taking place across the country. In fact, recent reports indicate that approximately one million immigrants with removal orders could be deported in the near future.

Risk of deportation has abuse survivors afraid of coming forward

Anyone could become the victim of domestic violence, including immigrants. Unfortunately, many immigrants in Louisiana and other parts of the country find themselves in a difficult predicament when it comes to reporting this and other types of abuse. They may worry that if they come forward with claims, they will put themselves at risk of deportation.

US immigration law now requires social media info for visas

Applying for visas in order to come to Louisiana or other parts of the United States is already a complicated endeavor. It seems that recently more and more stipulations are being enacted under U.S. immigration law that are making the application process even more in-depth. In fact, more changes have just come to light regarding applicants' social media presence.

Proposal for changes to US immigration law announced

Changes to the law do not happen overnight. In fact, it can take years for proposals to move through the necessary channels before determining whether certain changes should be implemented. Of course, this process can also cause a great deal of confusion to individuals in Louisiana and elsewhere who are concerned with a particular area of law, especially U.S. immigration law.

US immigration law scam swindled over $300,000 from families

Trying to obtain citizenship or otherwise adjust one's immigration status is difficult. As a result, many individuals in Louisiana and across the country who hope to reach this goal often look for help in completing the process. Though U.S. immigration law is certainly complicated, if individuals do not receive help from legitimate professionals, they could wind up worse off than before.

US immigration law: Several international field offices may close

When individuals in many countries are looking for immigration assistance relating to the United States, they can sometimes utilize field offices set up in those countries. These offices act as an extension of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as part of their International Operations Division. Though these field offices can help with various aspects of U.S. immigration law, closures of several of these offices could soon take place.

US immigration law allows for marriage-based green cards

Most people hope that they will one day find the loves of their lives. Fortunately, numerous Louisiana residents are able to do so. Of course, if that love involves a person who came to the United States as an immigrant, there may be additional barriers to address. For instance, if a person wants to obtain a marriage-based green card, he or she will need to follow the procedures under U.S. immigration law.

US immigration law changes put U-visa applicants at risk

Being an immigrant in Louisiana and other parts the United States can be a frightening experience at times, especially if a person did not enter the country through proper channels. As a result, if a person suffers as the result of a crime, he or she may feel worried about coming forward. Though U.S. immigration law allows crime victims to qualify for U-visas in special circumstances, their cases may face delays.

Most Americans fail civics test required by US immigration law

As most people know, there are a number of steps that immigrants must complete if they want to become naturalized citizens. Under U.S. immigration law, applicants must pass a civics test as part of the naturalization process. However, while this may be a requirement for those who want to obtain citizenship, the majority of those who are already citizens cannot pass the test.

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