Foreign nationals residing in the United States are permitted to seek asylum and apply for an order withholding removal if they can show a well-founded reasonable fear of political or religious persecution were they to return to their home country. Failing to show...
On December 29, 2015, less than three months into the federal government’s fiscal year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that they have issued the statutory maximum 10,000 petitions for U-1 nonimmigrant status (U visas) for fiscal year...
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Workers who were detained during the first large-scale workplace immigration raid under the Trump administration filed a class action lawsuit against the government on Thursday. The raid, which took […]
The Department of Homeland Security began implementing a dramatic new policy last month requiring asylum seekers to return to Mexico to await immigration court hearings. Many denounced the so-called […]