With the recent news about the increase in the number of child immigrants from Central America reaching our borders, we're seeing more attention given to the problems of violence and poverty in that region.
(News and views from IBLF staff and attorneys)
With the recent news about the increase in the number of child immigrants from Central America reaching our borders, we're seeing more attention to the problems of violence and poverty in that region. The Immigration Policy Center published a report written by a Fulbright Scholar that delves into the problems plaguing one of the Central American countries, El Salvador.
DACA, Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, is an immigration classification that defers deportation and enables eligible teens and young adults to obtain work authorization and other benefits.
New violence in India directed against activists holding certain political opinions creates possibility of potential asylum claims, in particular, supporters of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) who have been specifically targeted with violence and persecution may be eligible for asylum in the US.
On Sunday June 29, 2014, at 9PM EST, CNN will broadcast a very special documentary which explains in excruciating personal detail, what it means to be raised in the United States without legal papers.
You’ve probably heard rumblings about the Senate’s forthcoming immigration bill, “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013". A group of 8 Republican and Democrat Senators have proposed a lengthy, contingency-laden path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The bill isn’t perfect, but it represents a rare chance to fix many backlogs, loopholes, and irrational policies plaguing our broken immigration system.
No, you're NOT . . . probably . . . .!!
The rules are quite strict and one of the most common mistakes immigrants make is to let a "tax professional" persuade them to file as "Head of Household" to receive the lower taxes that often result. BUT to qualify you must meet the criteria which are quite specific and difficult to understand.
The Convenience and Heavy Risks of Web-Based Marriage:
On March 6th, the Daily Mail (UK) published a revealing report on immigrants utilizing webchat marriages to circumvent US naturalization policy. According to the report, increasing numbers of immigrants seeking US citizenship are conducting “proxy marriages” via Skype
Sure, it's important for basketball, too. But before you get too wrapped up in March Madness, realize that March 15 is when your business taxes (or an extension) are due, for corporations both S and other, and you must provide your K's to partners, shareholders etc. so that they can prepare their own tax returns. The main IRS website is www.irs.gov , but business owners and non-tax-professionals are well to use www.tax.gov which provides easy access to useful information that you need.
Originally posted over a year ago, the stalemate in Congress keeps this note relevant!
So many people are eager for news about the "new immigration law" that the President has proclaimed. Of course, there's one small detail --- there is no new law. And the President never proclaimed it!