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Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 2:10 PM EDT
Domestic Violence Awareness Month has come to a close, but I want to make sure immigrant survivors are not forgotten by shedding light on the important ways in which sensible immigration reform that has already passed the Senate will protect victims and hold abusers accountable.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 5:07 PM EDT
As a first-generation American whose own family emigrated from the Philippines, I always relish the opportunity to hear personal stories of immigration. As Filipino American History Month comes to a close, I want to share a story from Angelo Mathay, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) law fellow at the National Immigration Law Center.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 4:29 PM EDT
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approved the statutory maximum 10,000 petitions for U nonimmigrant status (U visas) for immigrant victims of crime, including domestic violence, for the fourth straight year since it began issuing U visas in 2008.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 6:10 PM EDT
The weekly wrap up: addressing HealthCare.gov, talking immigration reform, the White House goes pink, and meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 4:10 PM EDT
Bringing together nearly 300 participants from across the country, the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman office's third annual conference focused on ways we can work together to improve immigration services at the Department of Homeland Security.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 5:11 PM EDT
Common-sense immigration reform will secure our borders; modernize our legal immigration system; provide a pathway to earned, legalized citizenship; grow our economy; strengthen our middle class; and reduce our deficits.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 3:39 PM EDT
The White House welcomed a diverse coalition of leaders from the Southwest border – the group included elected officials, farmers, ranchers, business owners, law enforcement officials, faith leaders and community advocates from Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and California.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 5:09 PM EDT
David Agnew shared his experience at a Naturalization Ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia.
Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 6:48 PM EDT
Brenda Zion is being honored as a Champion of Change for working tirelessly to effectively integrate immigrants civically, linguistically, and socially into the fabric of their neighborhoods.
Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 4:13 PM EDT
Adolfo Hernandez is being honored as a Champion of Change for working tirelessly to effectively integrate immigrants civically, linguistically, and socially into the fabric of their neighborhoods.