Immigration News

Reuters reported that a new study showing that immigrants founded one quarter of U.S. technology startup companies could fuel calls to relax immigration rules ahead of next month's U.S. presidential elections, where the economy and immigration are key issues.The study "America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Then...

USCIS announced that Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti for an additional 18 months. Napolitano is also extending the suspension of certain requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant Haitian students. The extension of TPS for Haiti will begin Jan. 23, 2013, and...

The Legal Action Center reported that  an en banc panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of young adults who, due to long delays caused by visa backlogs, lost the opportunity to obtain their green cards before they turned 21. In...

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has extended Haiti's Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Next week, the Department of Homeland Security will publish a notice in the Federal Register announcing this decision.The Federal Register notice will provide additional guidance on:. Who is eligible for TPS;. How...

The Miami Herald reported that Samuel Soto, an undocumented Honduran, is free after having been detained for more than three months in a detention center for immigrants in Broward County. Yet, Soto is still in danger of being deported.His freedom could be revoked any time...

The New York Times reported that more than 82,000 illegal immigrants have applied for a two-year reprieve from deportation in the first 30 working days of an Obama administration program, and 29 have been approved, officials from the Department of Homeland Security said on Friday. Officials...