Month: July 2020

Memo proposes not counting undocumented immigrants

Undocumented immigrants in Indiana may not be counted in the census for the purposes of funding or for determining congressional representation by population numbers. This is the aim of the Trump administration, but the American Civil Liberties Union says it will challenge the memorandum in court. The memo was signed by President Donald Trump on July 21. In 2019, the Trump administration sought to include a question on the census about citizenship status. However, this was rejected by the Supreme Court. It is unclear how a person's citizenship will be determined as a result, although the...

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Some Indiana ‘green card’ renewals require reverification

Federal immigration law does not automatically require an employer of a lawful permanent resident (LPR) to reverify that worker’s credentials. The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security on May 15 issued a notice that clarifies when job providers need to seek employment-eligibility reverification to maintain LRP-workers’ eligibility to continue working and living in Indianapolis and other parts of the United States. Continues legal iimmigration only requires LPR reverification in limited instances. Three scenarios require reverification Federal law can be confusing but can make sense when explained...

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Online classes cause immigration issue for international students

International students in Indiana and other parts of the United States who are pursuing an education may soon be forced to leave the country. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that international students will have to leave the country if classes at the university they attend are completely online this fall. Students who do not comply with this order will risk deportation. Those knowledgeable about current events in immigration law explain that the visas that allow these students to reside in the United States will not allow them to take a full slate of classes online and...

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E1 visa open to those in international trade

People who are foreign nationals and want to work in Indiana or elsewhere in the United States may be able to secure an E1 visa to work in the country. The initial application for an E1 visa may be filed by an individual or by a company seeking to bring an employee on. One major advantage of an E1 visa is that it covers the applicant's immediate family, including any spouse and unmarried children under 21 years old. Eligibility for an E1 visa is limited to those engaging in international trade. In order to qualify, the applicant must be a citizen of a country that the U.S. has regular...

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Immigration policy in the U.S

Recently, many individuals are looking for more opportunities beyond the borders of their countries. Many individuals seek employment opportunities and investment opportunities overseas. However, immigration into a foreign country has protocols, and some individuals are likely to violate these protocols. Due to this, there are regulations to govern immigration, and among the states to set strict regulations is Indianapolis. In this article, we are going to focus more on immigration laws. As the United States in going towards the electioneering time, there is more likely that the aspiring...

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The backlog of immigration cases confirmed

Residents of Indianapolis may have heard the courts confirm that there is a backlog of immigration cases to be heard. Because of the pandemic, undocumented immigrants will most likely have to wait longer for a hearing. According to reports, those who are already in detention centers will have to wait three to six months for Chicago's immigration court. Others who are not detained may have to wait at least five years; this is due to the backlog during the COVID-19 pandemic. Only 10 judges oversee thousands of cases; they are responsible for Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. With not...

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