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Loving in Limbo

For those who are not immersed in the U.S. immigration system as employers, family members, fiances or attorneys of foreign nationals, it is difficult to understand frustration of navigating a system characterized by a chronic lack of transparency and accountability. In this blog, we previously touched on struggle an Iraqi translator faced when seeking safety in the … Continue reading

Analysis / News

New Executive Action on Immigration Promised

Yesterday, President Barack Obama indicated that his administration will “fix as much of our immigration system as we [the administration] can” within existing legal authorities. CNN coverage of the event can be found here. The implementation of DACA has shown that a great deal can be done to modify the immigration landscape without the participation … Continue reading


Immigration Knowledge Quiz

Take the Pew Charitable Trust immigration knowledge test, and see how much you really know about the issues influencing the policy debate! This 10 question quiz provides useful information about family-based immigration, employment-based immigration, refugees, and undocumented immigrants. Here is the link:   Continue reading

UK Independence Party: An Answer to UK Immigration Concerns?

UK Independence Party: An Answer to UK Immigration Concerns?

As one of the triumphant right-leaning European political parties that emerged during the EU 2014 elections, the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP, or sometimes Ukip) came to power largely through campaigning to restrict immigration. Renowned for its singular goal of removing the UK from the European Union, this once fringe group made international headlines when … Continue reading

Miscellaneous / News

USCIS/E-Verify Wins Customer Satisfaction Award!

In light of recent news stories that the scandal-plagued Veteran’s Administration had awarded numerous managers performance bonuses, I thought it was worth nothing here that on April 2, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) was selected by the Federal Consulting Group (FCG) of the U.S. Department of Interior as the recipient of the 2014 … Continue reading