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Common Jobs Held By Immigrants in the United States

Recently, Voice of America (VOA) produced a series of maps and charts that showed the wide variety of jobs that are commonly held by immigrants throughout the country. VOA put together this information using a study conducted by the Minnesota Population Center. One particularly interesting map displays the most common job held by immigrants in …

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Adjustment of Status: 7 Things You Need to Know About Getting a Green Card Through Marriage

Los Angeles is a city that offers a lot of excitement – there’s always something new to explore. And maybe while you explore the city, you happen to meet someone. You go on a few dates to the Hollywood Bowl or the Santa Monica Pier, and as time goes on, you realize you’re falling in …

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Hillary Clinton’s Views on Immigration

On July 28th, 2016, Hillary Clinton was officially nominated as the presidential candidate for the Democratic party. After a long primary campaign, in which she defeated Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Clinton emerged victorious at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia. If Hillary Clinton becomes the next president, her policies could have a major impact on immigrants …

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Marriage Green Card with ESTA Entry? Answers from Los Angeles Immigration Lawyer

My girlfriend came from Germany (she’s German) to stay with me (I’m American) for the entire duration of her ESTA visa and is returning back to Germany today. She plans to come back Mid-October for a handful of months and we are wondering what the best visa would be for her to get so that …

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Donald Trump’s Views on Immigration

On July 21st, 2016, Donald Trump officially became the presidential nominee of the Republican party. After defeating rivals that included Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Ohio Governor John Kasich and Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Trump was nominated at the GOP convention in Cleveland. Trump has made headlines on many different issues throughout this campaign, including on …

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Immigration Vetting Explained

In the most simple terms, vetting is the process of performing a background check. However, when it comes to immigration, the vetting process is never that simple. There are many different factors involved that can easily turn the immigration vetting process into a frustrating hassle. If you are going through the vetting process, particularly if …

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Central American Minors Program

According to recent reporting from the Los Angeles Times, the United States government is set to expand the refugee program for Central American minors. This expansion is welcomed news for many families who are currently in desperate need of assistance. The Central American Minors (CAM) Program provides immigration opportunities for children, and spouses, of documented …

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10 Must See Movies About Immigrants and Immigration

Immigration is an undeniably important part of the American experience. Therefore, it is no surprise that the immigrant experience has also played a major role on the big screen. While there are far too many excellent movies about immigration to include them all, the following is a list of ten must see movies about immigrants …

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Who Are Los Angeles Immigrants?

While Los Angeles is the nation’s second largest city, it contains the country’s largest immigrant population. According to data provided by the California Immigration Policy Center (CIPC), 35 percent of all Los Angeles County residents are immigrants. That means that approximately 3.4 million immigrants live in Los Angeles County. Our vibrant immigrant population ensures that …

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