Qué está Sucediendo con USCIS; Un Resumen Rápido.

Un artículo reciente del New York Times describió la situación financiera del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los Estados Unidos (USCIS) que se encuentra siguiendo a tres de los líderes de la administración Trump y ahora, la pandemia del Covid-19. Estas son algunas de mis principales notas:  En 2016, USCIS tenía 15.828 empleados. Tres…
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What is Happening With USCIS: A Quick Rundown

A recent New York Times article described the precarious financial situation U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) finds itself in following three of Trump administration leadership and now, the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are some of my main takeaways: In 2016, USCIS had 15,828 Employees. Three years later, USCIS Had grown to 18,866 employees a 19%…
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America Will Persevere

The U.S. has a new president. Immigrants, documented and undocumented, have been put on notice: during this administration the new policy is “America First.” An atmosphere of fear and uncertainty has descended on our immigrant communities. The new slogan carries an unsavory historical pedigree characterized by hostility and callousness toward those who seek safe harbor…
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Scalia’s Death and the Future of Immigration Reform

Photo by Flickr user Ted Eytan. As President Obama enters the last year of his presidency, his legacy begins to come into focus. He made some big promises to move immigration reform forward, but he’s had trouble delivering. His efforts in exercising his executive powers to move the clock forward have brought limited results. Throughout…
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A Political Power Play: Are Immigrants Being Taken for a Ride?

Last November, President Obama began a political firestorm when he announced a new executive order for immigration reform. In many ways this was a follow-up to the two-year-old program known as DACA, which covered young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children and grew up in this country. The one unveiled in…
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