Immigrant Workers Who Report Labor Violations Will Be Protected Under This New Policy

Immigrant Workers Who Report Labor Violations Will Be Protected Under This New Policy

By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Immigrant workers who are the victims of labor exploitation are often faced with a difficult choice. They can either stay quiet out of fear of deportation or come forward to report coercive conduct. Looming over that choice is the possibility that the employer may retaliate by calling U.S. Immigration and […]

Visa Options for Nurses to Immigrate to the US

Visa Options for Nurses to Immigrate to the US

By JR Holguin Across the country and in New York, hospitals and nursing homes face a nursing shortage, and while there are many efforts to address the deficit, one that could mitigate the situation might be overlooked, migrant nurses. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing details some of the factors that are causing the […]

The High Cost of a Drug Conviction: How It Can Affect Your Immigration Status

The High Cost of a Drug Conviction: How It Can Affect Your Immigration Status

By Linda Nwoke Drug convictions can have life-altering consequences for any individual, but the results can be even more severe for immigrants. Many immigrants are unaware that a drug conviction can affect their immigration status. Federal immigration laws detail severe immigration penalties on most controlled substance offenses, including minor ones. In California, a conviction based […]

A Preview of the 2023 Supreme Court and Immigration

A Preview of the 2023 Supreme Court and Immigration

By David Leopold, America’s Voice Washington, DC: The following is an assessment previewing the Supreme Court and 2023: Today, [January 9] the United States Supreme Court will hold its first arguments of 2023. Over their break, the Court again showed it is a willing accomplice to Republican politicians when it stayed the implementation of Title […]

Biden Administration Must Take Executive Action on Immigration

Biden Administration Must Take Executive Action on Immigration

Dallas, TX USA – April 9, 2017: American Flags Waved During Immigration Reform March. (Shutterstock) (Washington)—The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is calling on President Biden to use executive action to enact bold policy solutions on immigration. Specifically, the ILRC is demanding action to ensure immigration benefits are more equitable and accessible, and that the […]

As Louisville Becomes More Diverse, So Do the Scams

As Louisville Becomes More Diverse, So Do the Scams

By Khalil Abdullah, Ethnic Media Services A convening in Louisville is part of ongoing efforts by the FTC to track fraud impacting immigrant and minority communities. Immigrants and refugees from across Asia, Africa and Latin America pursuing the American dream in Louisville, Kentucky, are being blindsided by predatory schemes that strip them of financial resources […]

Nuevos Recursos sobre el Proceso para Venezolanos

Nuevos Recursos sobre el Proceso para Venezolanos

El Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS) ha publicado nuevos recursos sobre el Proceso para Venezolanos en inglés y español. Las personas de apoyo y los beneficiarios pueden aprender más sobre el proceso, anunciado inicialmente por el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional el 12 de octubre de 2022, accediendo a nuestros seminarios web grabados, presentaciones […]

Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

San Francisco, CA – August 28, 2021: Protesters demonstrate in a show of support and solidarity with those Afghans who are attempting to escape from the country and the ongoing systematic violence. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Can immigration avoid a cold winter in Congress? That’s the question immigrants and their advocates are asking […]

Attorney and Counselor-at-Law Owolabi Salis is Disbarred for Defrauding Immigrant Clients

Attorney and Counselor-at-Law Owolabi Salis is Disbarred for Defrauding Immigrant Clients

By Linda Nwoke, Journal Exclusive A New York City lawyer, 59-year-old, Owolabi Salis, a registered attorney and counselor-at-law since 2002, practicing immigration law in his firm, Salis Law P.C., or Salis and Associates, in Brooklyn and downtown Manhattan, has been disbarred. His name is now stricken from New York State’s roll of attorneys and counselors-at-law […]

The Supreme Court Takes on Enforcement Priorities and Other Immigration Questions in its 2022 – 2023 Term

The Supreme Court Takes on Enforcement Priorities and Other Immigration Questions in its 2022 – 2023 Term

By Emma Winger, Immigration Impact The Supreme Court will tackle more hot button immigration issues in its 2022 – 2023 term. Front and center is the Biden administration’s effort to set immigration enforcement priorities. But the Court will also consider what a noncitizen must do to get federal court review of immigration court decisions. It […]

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