Monthly Archives: September 2007

TOP POLICE OFFICIAL CRITICAL OF IMMIGRATION RAIDS

According to an article that appeared on newsday.com:  “A top police official on Long Island said Friday he has “no desire to cooperate any further” with federal immigration agents after his department was kept in the dark about many of … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT USCIS RECEIPT DELAYS

The USCIS has issued FAQs on Receipt Delays as well as its weekly Receipting Update.

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SUPERSIZED IMMIGRATION RAIDS AT NEVADA MCDONALDS RESTAURANTS

According to an Associated Press article:  “Federal agents raided 11 McDonald’s restaurants in northern Nevada and made dozens of arrests Thursday as part of an investigation into illegal immigration.”

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THE WHOLE TRUTH

The following is not legal advice. Please contact a qualified immigration lawyer for assistance with your unique case. When consulting with an immigration lawyer, the client should be as forthcoming as possible early in the relationship. There are times when … Continue reading

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THE DREAM ACT TABLED, FOR NOW

The DREAM Act has been tabled as an amendment to the Defense Authorization bill; however, Senator Reid (D-NV) has committed to move the DREAM Act by November 16th.

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NEW NATURALIZATION TEST QUESTIONS

Beginning in 2008, the USCIS will implement new Naturalization test questions beginning October 2008.  Currently, only certain Naturalization applicants can take the new pilot naturalizaton test.  Questions and Answers for the new test are available online.

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WHAT THE TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER MEANS FOR THE SOCIAL SECURITY “NO MATCH”

The National Immigration Law Center has issued a fact sheet regarding what the TRO that was issued means or the DHS-issued rule about social security “No Match”.

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MTV TO GET IN ON IMMIGRATION DEBATE THIS SATURDAY

According to Hispanic PR Wire, “Beyond Borders: An MTV Tr3s Immigration Forum” promises to bring together many voices to discuss and debate the issue of immigration. It will premiere on Saturday, September 29th at 6 PM.

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WHOSE SUING WHO REGARDING IMMIGRATION CRACKDOWN?

According to an Associated Press article:  “The Bush administration is suing Illinois over a new state law it says complicates federal efforts to crack down on illegal immigration.” Contrast this with an article on thedenverchannel.com: that reports  “A federal judge … Continue reading

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E-VERIFY WILL NOW ALLOW EMPLOYERS TO COMPARE PHOTOS

E-Verify (formerly known as the Basic Pilot/Employment Eligibility Verification Program) is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their … Continue reading

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