Monthly Archives: July 2009

UNDOCUMENTED HARVARD GRAD VICTIM OF OUR BROKEN IMMIGRATION SYSTEM

According to an article on boston.com:  “Alan was not just a street-smart kid in a baseball cap but a gifted student who breezed through math problems and quoted Milton and Dante. He was a voracious reader, the high school salutatorian, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ONE ANTI-HISPANICS’ POINT OF VIEW

A video on cnn.com includes an interview of a woman living in an Azle, Texas home with a sign that reads: “Hispanics Keep Out”. This is one extreme view in the immigration debate and unlike many anti-immigrants who may try to conceal their racist views … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

POLICE CHIEFS SUPPORT IMMIGRATION REFORM

According to an article on usatoday.com:  “Some of the nation’s top cops on Wednesday called upon Congress to promptly adopt an immigration reform measure, saying local law enforcement agencies across America are struggling to deal with crime and confusion caused … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

REPORT: ICE BROKE THE LAW AND ITS OWN REGULATIONS IN RAIDS

According to an article on nytimes.com:  “Armed federal immigration agents have illegally pushed and shoved their way into homes in New York and New Jersey in hundreds of predawn raids that violated their own agency rules as well as the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

HOW TO FIND OUT WHERE A FAMILY MEMBER DETAINED BY ICE IS BEING HELD

Our office receives calls on a fairly regular basis from tearful family members of aliens who were detained by ICE wondering where their parent, child or sibling has been taken.  Individuals facing such a predicament should contact their local ICE … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

USCIS INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS WHOSE H-1B PETITIONS FOR HEALTH CARE SPECIALTY OCCUPATIONS HAVE BEEN DENIED

According to a USCIS Press Release:  “If the Form I-129 was denied solely on the basis that the beneficiary did not possess a Master’s or higher degree in the field, the petition may be reopened on service motion and will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

MORE BARK THAN BITE – THE END RESULT OF PASSING COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

According to an opinion piece that appeared on latimes.com:  “Our immigration system has been broken for too long, and the costs of that failure are growing. Getting immigration policy right is fundamental to our national interests — our economic vitality, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2009

The August 2009 Visa Bulletin is now available. Please visit our website at www.immigrantconnect.com.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

IMMIGRATION INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE US ARMED FORCES AND THEIR FAMILIES

The USCIS has released Questions and Answers with immigration information for members of the US Armed Forces and their families. Please visit our website at www.immigrantconnect.com.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

652 ICE EMPLOYER I-9 AUDIT NOTICES SERVED TODAY

According to a US ICE News Release:  “U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is launching a bold, new audit initiative today by issuing Notices of Inspection (NOIs) to 652 businesses nationwide – which is more than ICE issued throughout all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment