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How America’s Immigrant Workforce is Changing

Immigrants account for 17 percent of the American labor force. The U.S. needs all of these immigrant workers; as baby boomers retire and birth rates fall, the nation has fewer native born workers to draw on. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, the U.S. workforce will shrink dramatically over the next 20 years […]

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How the First 100 Days Affected Immigration

One of the major points of action and, indeed, contention within the president’s first 100 days in office was the issue of immigration. A list released by the Trump administration which details “victories” of the administration within the first 100 days goes into some detail regarding the enforcement of immigration law. Highlighted in particular are […]

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Philadelphia Immigration Lawyers: Validity of Report Brought into Question

  Two Philadelphia cases were cited in a recent federal report about undocumented immigrants being arrested on criminal charges, then released from custody. However, there is some dispute about the validity of these cases being included in the report. The city claims that the cases did not actually occur, citing that there are no city […]

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Philadelphia Immigration Lawyers Warn Against USCIS Scams

Scams are an issue that affect Americans from all walks of life. Recently, immigrants have become more popular targets for several variations of scams. Frequently, scammers will call or email recent immigrants, pretending to be an official with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or a similar government office. These callers will typically […]

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Philadelphia Immigration Lawyers Discuss Recent ICE Arrests

Up until last month, approximately 200 individuals in Pennsylvania were arrested by federal immigration officials. These arrests were part of a larger operation that resulted in the arrest of 248 people in four states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, and Delaware. The arrests were aimed at individuals who violated federal immigration laws, such as laws […]

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Philadelphia Immigration Lawyers: Strict Enforcement of Immigration Laws Keeps out Volunteers, Speakers

There has been extensive coverage of President Trump’s travel ban both here at home and around the world. It has been revised and challenged and examined, but perhaps the most important aspect of the ban is the memorandum that was issued simultaneously on March 6, when the revised travel ban came out. It calls for […]

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Philadelphia Citizenship Attorneys: Immigrants are Essential to the Economy

Immigration is a heated issue in America, largely because of the politics involved. Setting politics aside, consider the ramifications of reducing immigration on the economy. To understand why immigrants are essential to the economy the numbers, rather than political passions, must be considered. The United States’ Economy by the Numbers When the Congressional Budget Office […]

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Philadelphia Immigration Lawyers discuss Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing Option

  A citizen of a foreign nation cannot simply enter the United States and obtain employment. Foreign workers must have visas to legally work in the United States. There are numerous types of visas an individual can obtain depending on the type of work they perform and their home country. H-1B visas are visas for […]

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Philadelphia Immigration Lawyers Discuss Federal Immigration Laws and Your Rights

The United States is a nation of immigrants. Every year, people from around the world enter our nation with the intention of securing stable, well-paying work and making the United States their permanent home. To ensure that disreputable individuals do not enter the country and harm American citizens, federal and state-level laws exist. Other such […]

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Philadelphia Immigration Lawyers: What Are my Rights With ICE?

With the recent confusion about immigration policies, you may be wondering what your rights with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are. The good news is that if you live in the United States, you have rights regardless of your citizenship status. So, just what are those rights, and how should you handle a […]

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