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Trying to resolve US immigration law issues in Louisiana?

When you and your family arrived in Louisiana to live, you likely overcame multiple obstacles as you adapted to life as immigrants. U.S. immigration law is known for being quite complex. It also is prone to frequent changes, so it is critical that you do your best to stay updated because rules that apply to your particular situation may not be the same a month or a year from now.  

US immigration law often changes and may impact Louisiana spouses

Many married couples in Louisiana earn dual incomes to help them make ends meet. This is true of citizen and non-citizen households. In fact, it is common for immigrant couples who have recently arrived in the United States to encounter financial challenges, necessitating both spouses finding gainful employment. Possible policy changes under U.S. immigration law, however, may complicate matters for spouses who obtained their jobs as H-4 visa holders.

U.S. immigration law: Some immigrants fear it

For those who were born and raised in Louisiana or other U.S. locations, it may be difficult to imagine the fear and stress many immigrants experience when they arrive in the United States. U.S. immigration law is complex and often changes. Navigating the immigration process can be quite daunting, leaving some to question whether they want to brave crossing a border or should simply return to their countries of origin.

US immigration law: Visa change may be good news for Louisiana

Summer in Louisiana, as in many other states, typically includes an influx of tourists and other visitors who have time away from their jobs and regular daily lives. U.S. immigration law allows employers to hire immigrants as seasonal workers when they legally obtain visas through specified work programs. In recent years, however, many U.S. employers say they have come close to ruin due to less visas being made available for those seeking seasonal work in the United States.  

US immigration law makes headlines following high court ruling

Many Louisiana families include one or more immigrants currently facing possible deportation. Some may have already been forced to say goodbye to family members who were deported following criminal convictionsin the United States. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch cast his vote in a recent decision that tipped the majority to hold that the U.S. immigration law regarding deportations against convicted criminals is unconstitutional because it is vaguely written.  

Man hoping for U visa under US immigration law to avoid removal

Many families in Louisiana include immigrants who are currently facing legal status problems. U.S. immigration law is complex, and any number of issues can cause complications resulting in very stressful situations. A family in another state understands this all too well as they have been trying to help their husband/father avoid deportation.

US immigration law may provide for protection of your status

Many immigrants in Louisiana and elsewhere throughout the country are currently facing situations that threaten their abilities to remain in the United States. U.S. immigration law is complex; however, when you know your rights and how to access support resources, you may be able to resolve your immigration problems. For some people, a U visa is the answer, at least temporarily.

Federal judge issues US immigration law ruling to block action

Immigrants and immigrant advocates in Louisiana and throughout the nation may be closely following political updates regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This particular issue has been an item of contention where U.S. immigration law is concerned, especially since the new presidential administration took office. In a ruling that recently evoked strong emotions on both sides, a federal judge has blocked the current administration's attempt to eliminate DACA.

Questions regarding U.S. immigration law?

Leaving your country of origin and coming to Louisiana to live and work may have been a very stressful experience. Whether your plans were carefully thought out and all appropriate paperwork secured before crossing the borders of the United States, or your entrance was more of an abrupt and urgent situation, there will likely be many challenges lying ahead of you as your seek to rebuild your life in America. U.S. immigration law is complex and often changes; therefore, it's good to know where to turn for support if needed.

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