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First-generation U.S. Hispanics face common set of challenges

Analaysis by Tere Siqueira The immigration process affects the lives of first-generation Hispanics in many ways. Some of the most common challenges that first-generation Hispanics face when they emigrate from predominantly Spanish-speaking countries to the United States include the following: *Depression and anxiety disorders: Research has shown that U.S. Latinos have higher rates of depression than other ethnic groups. The …

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House Democrats introduce Dream and Promise Act bill

On March 12, Congress members Lucille Royce-Allard (D-Cal.), Nydia Velasquez (D-NY) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY) introduced the Dream and Promise Act to provide a pathway to citizenship for three groups of immigrants whose protections were stripped away by Donald Trump. The Dream and Promise Act builds upon the Dream Act, which was previously passed by the House of Representatives under …

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Hablando con la abogada Jessica Piedra: Hope for DACA/TPS – Courts and Congress!

Good news this week from the Courts and Congress! The DREAM and Promise Act would provide a path to permanent residency and ultimately citizenship for Dreamers and TPS recipients. It is only a proposal at this time and we are still relying on the Courts to keep DACA and TPS alive. The bill has been introduced in the House of …

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Hablando con la abogada Jessica Piedra: What is the Selective Service?

Virtually all males, including immigrants, whether documented or undocumented, residing in the United States, who are 18 through 25, are required to register with Selective Service.  This means youth with DACA or other temporary status are also required to register. If you have a social security number, you can register online quickly at the Selective Service website – www.sss.gov. If …

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Spending bill allocates funding toward border and immigration issues

By Angie Baldelomar Congress has passed a spending bill to fund the U.S. government through Sept. 30. After weeks of negotiating and looking to prevent another government shutdown, Democratic and Republican lawmakers finally agreed on a spending bill to provide $49.4 billion for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the 2019 budget year. As multiple news agencies reported, President …

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Fewer than 20 asylum cases processed a day at border office

By Eulogio JP A crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has nothing to do with “violent” immigrants. It has to do with a lack of U.S. border office resources. The Customs and Border Protection office in Eagle Pass, Texas, claimed in early February that it could process fewer than 20 migrants a day, multiple news agencies reported. As a result, hundreds …

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Hablando con la Abogada Jessica Piedra: Tax Time!

It is tax time again! Are you ready? Everyone in the United States is supposed to file a tax return – no matter their immigration status. The most important thing is to always tell the truth and to give the same information to each government agency. Taxes can be important evidence in your immigration case. You should always put your …

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ICE set up fake university to bust undocumented immigrants

By Tere Siqueira U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) secretly set up a fake university in Michigan to find and arrest illegal immigrants, multiple media outlets are reporting. Called the University of Farmington and located in the Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills, the university was created to lure foreigners who were hoping to stay in America on student visas. Federal …

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Court backlog biggest barrier for immigrants

By Angie Baldelomar The biggest hurdle for many immigrants arriving at the U.S. southern border might come on the other side of the border. A new report by The New York Times found that the wait to have their cases heard is the largest barrier many immigrants will face. Asylum seekers’ cases are likely to wind up in court, where …

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Government might have separated thousands more families

By Angie Baldelomar The Trump administration probably separated thousands more immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border than has previously been made public, according to a new government report released on Jan. 17. The federal government has reported a little more than 2,700 children were separated from their parents after a federal court ordered in June 2018 the …

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