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August 2014 Archives

For insurance coverage under ACA proof of legal residency needed

There are many things that immigrants living in the state of Florida need to be concerned about. Now there is one more thing to add to that list. Health officials with the federal government are requiring that close to 94,000 individuals in the state provide information that supports the contention that they are in the nation legally. The reason behind the request is that the individuals have applied for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Courts seek to work through juvenile immigration cases quickly

The fear of deportation is very real for many who reside in the state of Florida. Though a scary process, with depending on the final decision, possibly an even scarier outcome, the receipt of a notice to appear does not necessarily mean that someone will be deported. It does mean that they will have to fight for the right to stay in the United States however.

E-2 business visa the answer to some who want to move to U.S.

When someone decides they want to immigrate to the United States, there are multiple ways in which that might be accomplished in compliance with the nation’s laws. Whatever the catalyst for such a move, for some individuals, business is that ticket. Of course, depending on a variety of circumstances this will be easier for some people than others.

Miami's Office of International Business Development unveiled

In an earlier post we wrote about the city of Miami’s efforts to bring foreign investment in to the city. At that point, the city of Miami had received approval as an EB-5 Regional Center for Foreign Investment under the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services immigrant investment visa program. In this post we provide an update regarding the matter.

Former North Miami High valedictorian renews DACA

In out last post we mentioned that it has been two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program commenced. While many people probably have a vague idea about what the program is about, it is possible that they may not know anyone who is involved in the program. In this post we will tell you about how the program has impacted a former valedictorian from North Miami High.

Looking at DACA 2 years in

Over the course of the last two years the lives of many individuals living in the country without proper documentation have been improved as a result of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy which President Barack Obama was responsible for. With the first group gearing up to renew their DACA status, a report recently published looked at the specifics surrounding the number of people choosing to take advantage of it. The report was issued by the Migration Policy Institute. 

Afghan Special Immigrant Visa program could expand

We have mentioned in many of our posts that there could be multiple ways that someone might be able to secure a visa to enter the United States. Some of those ways are well known by the general population. Others are more obscure which makes it more difficult for those who might qualify, to even know that the opportunity exists.