Trump Bans Work Visas for The Remainder of 2020

President Trump has issued a new executive order that prohibits visa issuance for certain classes of employment visas. The affected classes are H-1B, H-2B, some categories of J-1, and L-1. The ban also includes dependent family members who could accompany the spouse with the primary visa classification, such as a spouse and unmarried minor children.…

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Are You or Your Family Affected By the New Public Charge Rule?

Q&A: New Public Charge Rule

The Department of Homeland Security recently published new rules for the public charge ground of inadmissibility. We understand that this news has many immigrants feeling worried and confused as to whether this will impact their status or pending citizenship applications. Here are some of the ways the new public charge rule might affect you: Question: What…

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Census Citizenship

In the News: The U.S. Census and Citizenship

In the News: The U.S. Census and Citizenship The United States (U.S.) Census has existed for hundreds of years. Started in 1790, the census is a pillar of American government procedure. It allows both proper assessment of the U.S. population as well as educated estimation of population growth and transformation. It is an incredibly useful…

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Border Wall

Is a Border Wall Actually Possible?

Is a Border Wall Actually Possible? During the 2016 election, one of the major campaign promises of Donald Trump was the building of a border wall to separate the United States (US) from Mexico. “Build the wall!” became a resounding chant during the 2016 election season. In short, the intention of such a wall was…

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How Immigration May Affect Texas Elections

How Immigration May Affect Texas Elections

Among all of the current political issues, topics about immigration law are among the most obvious. News about the removal of Temporary Protected Status for specific countries, DACA, the multi-billion dollar border wall, sanctuary cities, ICE crackdowns, and many more topics populate the headlines every day. In Texas, the situation is even more apparent. With…

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Ask Garry Davis Immigration Policy

Ask Garry: Insight into President Trump’s Immigration Policy

Recently, Davis & Associates’ lead attorney, Garry Davis, wrote an article to be published by www.bestlawyers.com over president Trump’s Immigration Policy. Read a copy of the article below: Since being sworn into office, President Trump has made significant changes to immigration law and policy in the U.S. Of particular note are the end of the Deferred…

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The Dream Act - Immigration News - Davis & Associates

5 Controversial Elements Regarding the DREAM Act

The DREAM Act, if enacted, would permanently protect certain immigrants who arrived in the United States as children but are now adults – and are therefore vulnerable to deportation. The DREAM Act has quite a history in Congress (more on that later), but as of this writing, there are two versions of the original act:…

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3 Things an Immigration Lawyer in Dallas Wants Texas to Watch Out for in 2018

3 Things an Immigration Lawyer in Dallas Wants Texans to Watch Out for in 2018

The election campaigns of 2016 propelled many immigration topics to the forefront of current events. Setting limits on immigration, restricting access from specific countries, and searching out undocumented residents for deportation became key subjects. Every notable immigration lawyer in Dallas is paying attention to the daily activities of the national and state legislatures, as well…

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