A federal appellate court in California recently did something that is at once simple and radical. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the usual constitutional rules that apply to normal police all over the country also apply to ICE.
If you are Sephardic or you are a direct descendant of Sephardic Jews who were expelled from the Iberian Peninsula or forced to convert into Christianity, you may apply for Portuguese citizenship.
According to the Portuguese Decree Law No. 30-A / 2015 of February 27th, that modifies the Regulations on Portuguese Nationality, the designation of “Sephardic Jews” refers to the descendants of the ancient Jews and traditional Jewish communities of the Iberian Peninsula (Sefarad or Hispania), that is, Portugal and Spain. The Law does not make differences between Jews from the Spanish or the Portuguese kingdoms.
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the Trump administration acted within its authority in terminating legal protections that have allowed hundreds of thousands of immigrants to live and work legally in the United States, sometimes for decades, after fleeing conflict or natural disasters in their home countries.
“There was a welcoming of immigrants to build the country, however, you had to be white and free. So even back then, there was a racialization of who could be a U.S. citizen,” Page said.
After immigrants apply for immigration benefits and submit their forms with the all the requirements, it is common for immigration authorities ask for more evidence to establish eligibility in support of their visa, green card, asylum and citizenship through naturalization petitions.
Video immigration hearings are rising as ICE puts more migrants in distant immigration jails, and they’re subject to a lot of technical and transparency difficulties.
Federal immigration policies and visa processing delays have slowed migration to New York City by 45 percent over the past four years.
The election isn’t the only thing threatened by delays in the postal service. The entire immigration system is highly dependent on mail courier services.
Find out how COVID-19 changes will impact nonimmigrant visa holders as well as certain immigrants in the United States.
United States agency responsible for granting immigrant visas and “green card” residency permits said on Tuesday that it would avoid a planned furlough of 13,000 employees in two weeks but warned of long wait times.