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Deportation, also referred to as “removal,” is the formal removal of a foreign national from the U.S. for violating immigration law. The threat of deportation affects families, their livelihoods, and the chances of living full lives while in the United States. The best way to avoid deportation is through a solid understanding of visa recipient… Read More

In May of this year, President Biden announced a raise in the annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for the fiscal year. This announcement erases the historically low cap set by the previous administration of 15,000. In a statement issued by the White House, President Biden announced, “The United States Refugee Admissions Program embodies America’s… Read More

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “American” as “of or relating to America” or “of or relating to the U.S. or its possessions or original territory. A web search for “the definition of American” reveals similar results – “relating to or characteristic of the United States or its inhabitants.” Or, “a native or citizen of the United… Read More

The United States is a country that can offer unlimited potential, personal freedom, and economic stability for those all across the world who wish for a better life. If you have made the challenging decision to leave your home country for the United States, you’ve now become an important part of defining what it means… Read More

Regardless of citizen status, children living in the United States are legally permitted to receive an elementary, middle, and high school education through the U.S. public school system. In the United States, elementary education begins at age five or six and continues until the child finishes fifth grade. Middle school education starts in sixth grade… Read More

An executive order by former President Obama in 2012 changed the lives of over 800,000 young people living in the United States. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) was created in response to the Dream Act’s failure to pass through Congress. The Dream Act was intended to provide legal status to noncitizens brought to… Read More

The Biden administration has already proven within the first month that many positive policy changes are in store for immigrants. Within days of the inauguration, President Biden enacted several executive orders that promise a different approach to U.S. immigration policies than his predecessor.   Executive orders are mandatory requirements created by the President of the United… Read More

Who’s Who Legal is an independent recommendation service that helps people around the world find reputable, experienced legal counsel. Matthew Stump, who was previously recognized as 2020 WWL “Global Leader,” has now been featured as a 2021 WWL “Thought Leader”: Matthew Stump is a “first-rate lawyer,” described as “switched on and responsive” and “really well… Read More

As an H-1B visa holder, your sponsoring employer has an obligation to the United States government to uphold certain conditions and requirements. If your employer fails to abide by the requirements, it could result in monetary fines and their inability to sponsor future H-1B visa employees.  Federal, state, and local laws protect your right to… Read More