Posts in Immigration
10th Circuit Ruling may make relief accessible for fearful immigrants

The Tenth Circuit recently reviewed the requirement of social visibility set out in cases such asMatter of S-E-G-, 24 I&N Dec. 579 (BIA 2008) for applicants for asylum or withholding of removal. Immigration decisions have consistently interpreted social visibility very strictly. Connection to a social group may seem vague to some courts and removal imminent. Many possibly deserving applicants have been removed despite the violent threats they face on return to their homes.

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Economy affecting Immigration Status

The economy has not left anyone untouched by its dramatic impact. Stories of banking crises, bailouts, rising unemployment, plummeting securities and housing prices, rising inflation, rising gas and food prices, recession, depression, and laid off of foreign employees in the US abound.

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Immigration: TPS Status Granted to Haitians in US

According to NewsWeek,"In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, pressure is intensifying on the Obama administration to grant temporary protected status (TPS) to undocumented Haitians living in the U.S. TPS, which is aimed at illegal immigrants who cannot return home safely due to natural and man-made disasters…

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Preparation for an Immigration Interview

Here in Oklahoma City many immigrants may think they know how to effectively represent themselves. This may be true, but immigrants should understand that statements they make at their personal interview may get them barred from the United States for many years, or even for a lifetime.

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