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President Biden Revoked Proclamation 10014 (The Trump Visa Ban)

On February 24th, 2021, President Joe Biden issued A Proclamation on Revoking Proclamation 10014. Effectively immediately, the wide-reaching visa ban put into place by the Trump Administration is no more. This is great news for many people who have been waiting on the approval of their immigration visa. Here, our Los Angeles immigration law attorney …

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Last Minute Asylum Restrictions

According to a report from Bloomberg, President Trump’s last minute attempt to restrict the asylum laws of the United States has been blocked by a federal judge. Known by some immigrant rights groups as the ‘death to asylum’, the new rule was set to go into effect on Monday, January 11th. Without the federal court …

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Biden Administration, Mexican Government, and Others Left to Deal With President Trump’s Mess at the Southern Border

Officially referred to as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), the Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy has created a tremendous amount of hardship for vulnerable asylum seekers. With only a couple of weeks left in the administration, President-Elect Biden—and the Mexican government—are currently trying to figure out how to clean up the mess at the …

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California Federal Judge Throws Out President Trump’s New H-1B Visa Rules

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, a federal judge in Oakland, California has blocked President Trump’s new restrictions on H-1B visas. District Judge Jeffrey S. White ruled that the Trump Administration failed to demonstrate “good cause needed to skip the notice and comment requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).” Here, our …

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Immigration News: Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

According to a report from The New York Times, the Supreme Court of the United States will review the Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy for asylum seekers. Officially called the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), the policy has previously been ruled unlawful by lower courts. In this article, our Los Angeles immigration law attorneys highlight …

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F4 Visas: What to Know About Bringing a Sibling to the United States in 2021

Most people who immigrate to the United States already have some personal connections within the country. In fact, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) reports that more than 65 percent of immigrants to the United States already have at least one family member who is an American citizen or a lawful permanent resident. The basis of …

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Trump Administration Set to Slash Refugee Limit for Third Straight Year—Will Be a Historic Low of Just 15,000

According to a report from the Associated Press, the Trump Administration is preparing to cut the nation’s refugee cap by an additional 16.5 percent. The cap is being reduced from 18,000 to just 15,000. To put the change into perspective, the U.S. is set to take in the fewest number of refugees in the history …

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California Sues Trump Administration Over Attempt to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants from 2020 Census Count

The Census matters. It is the government’s official count of the population and it affects hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding. Further, the Census count even impacts political representation in Washington. That is why it is so alarming that the Trump Administration is trying to change the rules at the last minute in …

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Reversal: Trump Administration Drops Proposed Restrictions on Online-Only Classes for Student Visa Holders

On July 6th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made a surprise announcement that new restrictions were being added to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). Without warning, the agency declared that F-1 students and M-1 students would not be allowed to remain in the United States if their school was going to online-only instruction …

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Harvard, MIT, and State of California are All Suing to Block the Trump Administration’s Student Visa Policy

Recently, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a new policy that all but strips F-1 student visas from international students whose schools have gone fully to online instruction in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. There has been widespread outrage about this cruel, unnecessary, and disruptive policy change.  As reported by The New York …

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