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IMMIGRATION

USCIS Wants to Increase the Amount of Biometric Data It Collects by Over 60%

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to dramatically expand the personal information that it collects in support of immigration petitions and applications.

Citizenship Backlogs at USCIS Will Block Hundreds of Thousands from Voting in the 2020 Election

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Hundreds of thousands of immigrants might be prevented from voting in the 2020 election—even though they are just one step away from becoming new Americans.

New Data Disproves Trump Administration’s Push to End Administrative Closure

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The Trump administration’s justification for ending administrative closure is on thin ice. A new report casts doubt on key arguments presented in a proposed regulation that would end the practice…

Ninth Circuit Court Allows Trump’s Plan to End Temporary Protected Status to Go Forward

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In a split decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for four countries can proceed.

PERSONAL INJURY

Injured Undocumented Immigrants Should Consult A Lawyer

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Claims involving undocumented immigrants are often complex and it is a good idea to get legal representation so that your claim is handled by an attorney

Undocumented Immigrants Can File Car Accident Claims

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If injured in an accident, an undocumented immigrant has legal rights.  A person’s residency status does not prevent that person from filing a claim against an insurance company after an…

Regardless of Residency Status, Don]’t Be Afraid To File A Car Accident Claim

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Many insurance companies use fear tactics with undocumented individuals to frustrate the process and discourage the injured person from completing the claims process.

Seven Things to Know When Dealing with an Auto Accident Claim as a Passenger

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A recent study from the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that around 31 million people are severely injured across the United States each year.  Typically, those individuals require extensive medical treatment…

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