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Deferred Action – 10 Things You Must Know Now

The Dream Act still has not passed, but Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals went into effect in August 2012. Here are ten things you must know about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: You can be over 31.  Only immigrants 31 years old or older on June 15, 2012 cannot apply. There are close…

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Deferred Action – the 1st Anniversary

So as we commemorate the 1st year of DACA, we read now that Senator Marco Rubio – Republican from Florida and pro-immigration reform politician – has warned that lack of action by Congress may lead to President Obama signing an executive order granting amnesty. My initial response is “um, probably…

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Immigration: What Now?

Well, with a Republican-controlled House, Democratic Senate, and a second term for the President, what to expect on Immigration? Microsoft, Intel and Hewlett-Packard, among others, have pushed to expand H-1B visa availability from its current 65,000 annual limit. So, will immigration reform be a place for a deal between Obama…

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