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US immigration law change may affect children of military members

Many Louisiana residents and those elsewhere consider being in the United States military an honor. Many servicemembers live their lives outside of the country due to the duties they must carry out. As a result, it is not uncommon for military members to have children born in other countries or to adopt children from other countries. However, the automatic citizenship that these children previously received is now under question due to yet another U.S. immigration law policy change.

Woman facing deportation despite U-visa application

Many people want to take steps to help themselves out of difficult or even dangerous situations. In some cases, it can be extremely difficult to take those steps due to the circumstances, such as a victim of domestic violence being afraid to take action. When individuals are also immigrants in the United States, they may wonder whether certain courses of action, like applying for a U-visa, will actually help them.

US immigration law regulation affects low-income people

Many people struggle with their finances for various reasons. Some individuals may feel that making a drastic change in their living arrangements could allow them to seek better financial opportunities. For instance, certain people in other countries may come to the United States in hopes of finding better job opportunities, but more regulations relating to U.S. immigration law could make that more difficult.

US immigration law policy changes affect U-visa applicants

Being the victim of a crime is a frightening experience. When a person is a victim and is also worried about coming forward to report the crime because of his or her immigration status, it can be an even more harrowing time for that person. In some cases, individuals can qualify for U-visas that allow them to remain in the country legally if they can help law enforcement with the investigation into the crime. However, just like many other changes to U.S. immigration law, policies regarding U-visas are seeing modifications.

Grants may help with citizenship pursuit under US immigration law

Wanting to become a citizen of the United States can seem like a far-off dream for many immigrants in Louisiana and across the country. It is not unusual for many obstacles relating to U.S. immigration law and other factors to stand in their way, including expenses related to filing their petitions. Fortunately, recent news may give hope to some pursuing this dream.

Sponsoring a spouse takes time under US immigration law

For many Louisiana residents and others across the United States, finding love in their local area was not in the cards for them. Instead, they found love while traveling abroad, while overseas for work or maybe even online when talking to someone from another country. While this is not an unusual turn of events, it does mean that individuals will need to follow certain steps in U.S. immigration law if they marry and want their foreign spouses to live in the country.

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.

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