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USCIS Announces Implementation of Electronic H-1B Registration Process

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services  announced on December 6, 2019  a requirement for employers seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, to first electronically register and […]

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USCIS Proposes more Effective and Efficient Processing of Work Authorization Requests for Asylum Applicants

WASHINGTON(TIP): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a proposed regulation to improve the process for granting or denying an initial application for employment authorization documents (EADs) by reforming the current 30-day timeline pertaining to […]

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WHO’S LOOKING OUT FOR IMMIGRANTS? ASKS COMMUNITY LEADER ALBERT BALDEO

Thriving communities built on the backs of immigrants, and with their blood, sweat and tears, have become ghost towns, retreating in fear and panic as the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement service (ICE) launched macabre […]

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India excluded again from student visa relaxation list

Peru, Mauritius and Oman included LONDON(TIP): India is, once again, not included in an expanded list of countries from where students applying for visas will be subject to less stringent documentation requirements, details provided on […]

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Trump is targeting illegal immigrant children — US citizen kids could be next

After holding Dreamers and immigrant families hostage, Trump now seems determined to escalate the strategy. Documents from within the administration indicate that he now has his sights on U.S. citizen children living in poverty. In […]

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Judge blocks administration from deporting asylum seekers: threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court

The government reportedly tried to deport a woman and her daughter while their case was still being heard in court. WASHINGTON(TIP): A federal judge on Thursday, August 9, erupted at the Trump administration when he […]

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US Army suspends discharging immigrant recruits

WASHINGTON(TIP): The U.S. army has for now suspended its practice of quietly discharging immigrant recruits, according to a news report published in newspapers. An Associate Press report said that Marshal Williams, an assistant secretary of […]

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House Rejects GOP Hardline Immigration Plan: Vote on Compromise Bill Delayed

WASHINGTON(TIP): House Republican leaders further delayed vote on GOP immigration bill until next week in the face of opposition. Earlier, the House of Representatives on June 21 voted down a conservative immigration bill introduced by […]

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Immigrant-Bashing Helps MS-13

“The president’s inflammatory rhetoric is counterproductive to the goal that we the people, including new arrivals in America, seek—to live in peace, security and happiness and to eradicate MS-13”, says the author. I applaud President […]

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Congress Fails to Pass Immigration Bill, Leaving Dreamers in the Lurch

Schumer accuses President of “torpedoing bipartisan efforts” WASHINGTON (TIP): The rejection of four proposals in the Senate, coupled with a lack of consensus in the House, underscored the immense political pressures on Republicans and Democrats […]

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ICE’s Top Lawyer in Seattle Charged with Stealing Immigrants’ Identities

Raphael A. Sanchez is accused of stealing the information of seven immigrants while their cases were under review by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement SEATTLE (TIP): The chief counsel for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]

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Indian Americans Voice Out Their Opinions Against President Trump’s Immigration Policies

WASHINGTON DC (TIP)  : Democratic National Committee  Vice Chair Grace Meng, Washington State Senator Manka Dhingra, and DACA recipient Parthiv Patel held a press call to discuss President Trump’s immigration policies and the destructive effects […]

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Indian American community marches in support of Trump’s immigration policy

WASHINGTON  DC (TIP): At least 800 Indian Americans participated in a march outside the White House on Saturday, February 3rd , raising slogans in support of U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to implement a “merit-based” immigration system […]

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Trump calls for bipartisanship even as he sticks to his avowed agenda in State of the Union address

Immigration, border wall, infrastructure, strong military among priorities WASHINGTON DC (TIP):  In his lengthy State of the Union address on January 30 night, Trump doubled down on themes which he has embraced since his campaign […]

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Indian American ‘Dreamer’ the first such to join New Jersey Bar Association

Lawyer Parthiv Patel was administered the oath of office on Jan. 24by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, the first Sikh to hold this position in the United States. Patel was earlier denied membership to […]

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Trump Ready for Citizenship for Dreamers in Exchange for Border Wall and Slashed Immigration

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump said he will support a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, according to a telephone briefing by the White House for […]

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SAALT announces mass mobilization on Saturday, first anniversary of Trump’s Muslim ban

The group will form a human chain and will march to the downtown Trump Hotel, and the headquarters of the US Customs and Border Protection. WASHINGTON (TIP): The South Asian American advocacy organization SAALT will […]