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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Obama Administration Tough on Border Security [Infographic]

The Obama Administration has cracked down on illegal immigration, spending more money on immigration enforcement than on all other federal law enforcement agencies combined in the last fiscal year, according to a The Migration Policy Institute’s recent report. The non-partisan think tank reported nearly $18 billion is spent each year on immigration and border enforcement. The infographic provided by the Center for American Progress shows a whopping increase in border security from the last five years.   The Center believes …

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Deferred Action for Young, Illegal Immigrants [Podcast]

  Matt:  This is Matt Plessner for Lawyers.com Radio and we’ll be talking about “deferred actions for childhood arrivals” and how this affects you. We’re joined by attorney David Cox of CoxEsq from St. Louis, Missouri.   What Is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals? David: Deferred action for childhood arrivals is the Obama Administration’s attempt to help children who were brought into the United States without any choice of their own because they were minors at the time and don’t …

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Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Job & The Law’ Newsletter

Workers Sue When Employers Retaliate It’s bad enough when workers are forced to file a harassment or discrimination claim against an employer. But some employers make it worse by badgering workers who complain. Workers who suffer the consequences for filing claims against their employers can also sue for retaliation — and not only get their jobs back, but also get back pay and punitive damages. Find Out More…   Talking Politics at Work Can Get You Fired Political disagreements can …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Michele Bowman  
Immigration Program Explodes After Obama Re-election

Now that President Barack Obama has been reelected, even more young immigrants are applying for reprieve under his administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. That’s because Obama and other Democrats have made it an important policy to give a break to undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children. Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney had vowed to kill the program, according to recent reports. Over 53,000 immigrants have been approved to stay in the United States another …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration Video by Lawyers.com   
Legal Minefield for Professionals in H1-B Visa [Video]

  The H1-B visa application allows highly educated or highly skilled foreign nationals to work in the U.S. for six years — but it is a legal minefield. The application process is very complicated and can take up to several months, according to field producer Clare Major. Startup businesses, particularly software companies, are warring for talent and are eager to bring in job candidates from overseas.  “If you make a typo on an application or if you don’t coordinate something, …

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