What Lies Beneath the Raise Act?

The recently introduced Trump inspired Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act (Raise Act) would mark a sweeping overhaul for the U.S. immigration system. It will significantly reduce levels of legal immigration to the United States by drastically cutting off some family-based categories, redefining others, and eliminating the diversity Visa. It would also substitute the existing employment-based (PERM) with a …

I’d walk a mile for a Camel (1950 Ad for Camel Cigarettes)

I’d walk a mile for a Camel (1950 Ad for Camel Cigarettes)   A camel has been associated with caravans dating back to 200 A.D. A caravan was described as a group of people and pack animals, primarily camels on a trade exposition through a desert. The word caravan comes from the ancient Persian “kārwān” meaning “a group of desert …

DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO: “WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE”

DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO: “WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE” Unfortunately, President Trump decided on Easter Sunday that the deal for “Dreamers” is no more. According to USA Today, the President has used this Easter Holiday message of goodwill to announce the end of DACA. More than 80,000 DACA recipients will be affected by this mean-spirited claim. The “Dreamers” are young people brought …

The Chain Migration Mystery is Solved…

The Chain Migration Mystery is Solved… Congratulations Amalija Knavs and Viktor Knavs. (Donald Trump’s mother in law and father in law). Your chain migration was approved! After sharply criticizing the U.S. immigration system President Trump’s wife Melania got an approval for the Green Card for the parents Viktor and Amalija Knavs. They were granted Permanent Resident status (on what is …

Trump kills compromises on immigration

Did you hear the latest? Trump kills compromises on immigration. An open debate on immigration reform was the first positive attempt at a bipartisan immigration reform bill since 2006. Members of Congress both Republicans and Democrats prepared a series of “reasonable” compromises in an attempt to finally address immigration reform. At stake is the future of the Dreamers (1.8 million …

DACA/DAPA

DACA/DAPA Here comes Freddie Flintstone. “Dabadooo” or is it DACA/DAPA? This political football was intended to prevent the deportation of about 800,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. The acronym DACA represents “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”. The humanitarian rational for DACA was basically to shield children that were in the U.S, not of their own doing but …

New dangers lurk in Florida for immigrants living without status in the Sunshine State

New dangers lurk in Florida for immigrants living without status in the Sunshine State Attorney General Jeff Sessions has just announced a new policy that could adversely affect hundreds of thousands of aliens living in the United States. According to the PUE Research Center, it is estimated that Florida has a population of over 850,000 unauthorized immigrants and about 9% …