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Asylum seekers face difficulties in Mexico, immigration courts

Many people in California are deeply concerned about the changes made by the Trump administration to the asylum process at the southern border, especially those with friends or family members seeking protection in the United States. Rather than being granted parole into the United States, as was common in the past, many asylum seekers are forced to remain on the Mexican side of the border while they wait for their cases to be heard. They can be ordered to stay in Mexico even if they have family in the U.S. who are willing to host and vouch for them, a process that the administration claims is an attempt to crack down on people who overstay illegally.

Dance studios are struggling with tougher immigration rules

Dance studio owners in California and around the country are finding it increasingly difficult to find qualified instructors, and many of them say stricter visa application requirements are to blame. A Connecticut studio owner thought that she had finally found the perfect candidate after a year of advertising, but the Greek national she planned to hire was detained at a New York airport and sent back to Europe.

Trump administration to increase citizenship, visa fees

California readers might be interested to learn that the Trump administration is planning to raise the price of U.S. citizenship applications by 83%, according to media reports. The move is part of an overall 21% increase for certain visa applications that was proposed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in November.

U.S. government extends TPS protections for certain immigrants

On Nov. 1, the Department of Homeland Security announced that temporary protections for immigrants from several countries will be extended until January 2021. The action is designed to satisfy a court-ordered stay on the Trump administration's plans to terminate the Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, of certain immigrants living in California and across the U.S.

House bill introduced to offer visas to Syrian Kurds

California residents may be interested to learn that a bipartisan bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would provide visas to Syrian Kurds who have worked as interpreters and in other capacities fighting against the Islamic State. The Syrian Partner Protection Act is similar to the special visas offered during the Bush administration to Afghanis and Iraqis who assisted the United States.

A look at the opposition between civil rights and immigration

While many are questioning how the process of immigration could be made more doable and efficient for families in California, there appear to be numerous hurdles that must first be overcome in finding a viable solution. With a growing number of families who are affected by policies that are keeping them separated from each other, many are seeking a solution that offers immediate relief. 

Keeping the American dream alive

For almost the entirety of its existence as a country, people around the world have dreamt of coming to America to make a better life for themselves. Between our efforts at U.S. Law Center here in California and your vision as an employer, we believe that we can continue to foster that dream for generations to come.

How can I deal with stress after emigrating?

Stress can be caused by many different circumstances. This is especially pertinent for people who've emigrated to the U.S. from another country, who may experience stress about their new living situation or the legal hurdles associated with the immigration process. Because stress can impact both your mental and physical health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer the following advice. 

How can I adjust to life in the U.S.?

Along with the many practical legal considerations involved in immigrating to the U.S., immigrants must also adjust to American culture. This is often easier said than done in many cases, especially when considering the attitudes of many people hold these days regarding immigration. Brown University offers the following tips to new immigrants so they can ease into the transition and begin enjoying life in this country sooner rather than later. 

Immigration-related pressure and legal hurdles

People may struggle with any number of hardships related to immigration, and we have documented many of these experiences and difficulties on our blog. Regardless of the unique nature of someone's immigration case, it is common for anyone who is struggling with any facet of immigration law to have a particularly hard time because of immigration-related pressure. For example, some people may lack the energy and focus to handle these matters because they recently arrived in the country and are very stressed out and even tired. Others may have been through various hardships during their time in the U.S. and the pressure they are experiencing makes it hard to move forward.

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