Tag Archive for: Atlanta immigration lawyers

DHS ends Trump-era public charge rule for immigrants

Atlanta, GA- The Department of Homeland Security published last week its new public charge regulations, effectively rolling back the policy instituted under former President Donald Trump that sought to limit immigration benefits for those likely…

White House desperate to increase deportations on the sly

Atlanta, GA - With elections just around the corner and faced with the public outcry over the crisis at the southern border, the White House is reportedly putting pressure on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to deport more illegal…

Immigrating from India to Atlanta, GA? Here are some tips

Atlanta, GA - Indian-born residents make up the second largest immigrant group in Atlanta, Georgia. According to recent statistics, there are over 82,000 Indian-born residents living in the greater Atlanta area. Georgians are welcoming people…

Migrant women accuse Georgia ICE nurse of sexual assault

At least four migrant women have come forward to accuse a male nurse at the ICE Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, of sexual assault. According to the complaint filed last month with the Department of Homeland Security's Office of…

Democrats push legislation to remove H1-B visa caps

Atlanta, GA - Democrats are trying to push legislation to remove numerical caps on H1-B visas, a measure that would allow more foreign citizens to get highly-specialized jobs in the US. The amendment proposed by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.)…

DACA recipients await crucial 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision

Atlanta, GA - There are more than 20,000 DACA recipients in Georgia and this week they’ll be holding their breath while the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Houston is set to consider Texas' lawsuit challenging the Deferred Action for Childhood…

Illegal immigrants in Atlanta warned of arrest risk

Atlanta, GA - Following a court ruling that took effect over the weekend, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents can arrest all illegal immigrants they see fit as the protections  previously put in place by the Biden administration…
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DHS promises to reduce huge visa applications backlog

Atlanta, GA - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently submitted this year’s annual report to Congress and the numbers are staggering: the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ visa applications backlog now stands at 5.2…

The Los Angeles Declaration brings good news for migrant workers

Atlanta, GA - The United States’ illegal immigration problem can be solved only by expanding legal pathways, such as offering more visas for migrant workers. This is one of the main decisions contained in the Los Angeles Declaration adopted…

Biden urged to loosen H-1B visa rules

Atlanta, GA - A coalition of American billionaires have joined hands and penned a letter begging President Joe Biden to loosen the H-1B visa regime and allow more foreign workers in the US. The document was signed by Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Mark…

All you need to know about marriage-based immigration to Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA - You never know where you might find love, but when that special someone is not a US citizen you will have to fight so you can be together. Federal bureaucracy will throw a lot of hurdles your way. To overcome those hurdles you’ll…

6 Little-known ways to stop removal proceedings in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA - When there’s a will, there’s a way. An illegal immigrant facing deportation must explore all avenues allowing them to stop the removal proceedings and remain in Georgia to fulfill their American dream. If you cannot use family-based…

5 Best defenses to deportation in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA - Illegal aliens or permanent residents charged with certain crimes can be deported from the US following a decision by the Immigration Court. If you were arrested by the ICE or you received a Notice to Appear before the Immigration…
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7 things you didn’t know about immigrants in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA - One in ten Georgia residents is an immigrant, while 7 percent of the population are native-born U.S. citizens with at least one parent coming from another country. In 2018, Georgia had 1.1 million immigrants, most of them coming…