Showing posts from April, 2014

Immigration for Lunch

Here's a look at your mid-day headlines: 2015 H-1B cap already met Women are fasting for immigration reform Can Jeb Bush change the conversation on immigration reform? Last call for Obama on immigration reform The challenge of measuring immigration enforcement Immigration activists call on Obama to stop deportations No immigration reform for the military Is another wave of immigration near?

Immigration for Lunch

Here's a look at your mid-day headlines: On immigration , yes he can Protesters rally across the U.S . for immigration reform Is Obama the Deporter in Chief ? Jeb Bush says illegal immigration is often an act of love Immigration reform becomes a Catholic pro-life cause California immigration holds drop

What to Watch for in Immigration - Week of April 7, 2014

Yes he can, on immigration.   Can President Obama do more on immigration than he is currently doing? He says no.  Others say yes.  This is the subject of a New York Times article sure to make headlines and fuel debates this week.  This editorial skewers President Obama over his "cold-blooded" strategy of increased enforcement, citing 5,000 children who have ended up in foster care thanks to deportations.  Will the New York Times have success where countless activists looking to increase pressure on the president have failed?  Don't count on it. Immigration reform still the top issue.   Over the weekend a bevy of articles touched on immigration reform and activism in support of such.  On Saturday, demonstrators across the country rallied in support of immigration reform.  The protests generated headlines and analysis from news sources asking the question: Is Obama the " Deporter-in-Chief ?"  Jeb Bush also made headlines by referring to illegal immigration as

Immigration for Lunch

Here's a look at your mid-day headlines: Gutierrez challenges Republicans to act on immigration reform Senator asks Tech CEOs to support comprehensive immigration reform Is immigration a feminist issue? Immigration reform is a moral imperative Agriculture to GOP: You're blowing it on immigration reform Catholic leaders push immigration overhaul at the border

Parole in Place for Families of Those Serving in the U.S. Armed Forces

Parole in Place for the Family of U.S. Military  - In most cases, individuals who enter the United States without inspection cannot apply for adjustment of status from within the United States even if they have married a U.S. citizen. Usually, they must return to their home country where they apply for and are interviewed for admission into the United States.  Known as consular processing, this ordeal can lead to very lengthy family separations and unbearable financial costs. Parole in place is a process that allows immediate relatives of those serving in active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces, in the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve, or who previously served in the U.S. Armed Forces or Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve to remain in the United States. If parole in place is granted, the spouse may then be eligible to file for adjustment of status from within the United States, and if approved, lawful permanent residency would be extended. Applying for Parole in Place P