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Monthly Archives from October 2011

New EADs and Certificates of Citizenship

New and improved Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) and Certificates of Citizenship being released starting Oct. 30 – These enhanced documents come with features that will improve document security and prevent fraud and tampering. Read the press release here.

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PA the Latest to Initiate Immigration Reform

Pennsylvania is the latest state to drive immigration enforcement through a proposed bill which would take away the business licenses of employers who knowingly employ illegal immigrants. Read the article here.

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USCIS Announces “Entrepreneur in Residence” Program

A new USCIS Foreign “Entrepreneur in Residence” program is aimed at capitalizing on foreign entrrpreneurship to promote job creation and facilitate the process of EB-5 (foreing investors), EB-2 (advanced degree / exceptional ability)  and L-1B (intra company transferee)  visa applications.  To read the press release, click here.

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ICE Arrests Over 2,900 Convicted Criminal Aliens

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement executed a nationwide 7 day “Cross Check” enforcement operation and as a result, arrested 2,901 convicted criminal aliens. Almost half of those arrested had multiple convictions, nearly 1,900 had committed felony crimes, 42 were gang members and 151 were convicted sex offenders. The first ICE “Cross Check” was carried out in 2009 in 37 states. Since then, thousands of arrests have been made. Read the ICE press release here for more […]

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