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What Obama’s delay on executive action means for immigrant families

My client, Mr. Pedro Hernandez Ramirez, is the primary caretaker for Juan, his 25 year old step-son who suffers from severe cerebral palsy.

What Obama’s delay on executive action means for immigrant families

My client, Mr. Pedro Hernandez Ramirez, is the primary caretaker for Juan, his 25 year old step-son who suffers from severe cerebral palsy.

The Faces of Delay: Executive Action Will Come Too Late for Families Facing Deportation

National Immigration Advocates and Ohio Families Decry Political Gamesmanship, Highlight Real Human Costs of Obama’s Delay

To listen to a recording of today’s call, click here.

OHIO – With President Obama’s decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the November elections, the hopes of thousands of American families facing deportation were dashed. On a press call today,…

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Obama cannot afford to break another promise on #immigration

Posted on The Hill Congress Blog

Is President Obama about to delay his executive authority to make the immigration system work better until Congress acts?

It’s an important question, especially in light of what he said on Labor Day.

“Hope” Obama declared “is what gives young people the strength to march for women’s rights and workers’ rights and civil rights and voting rights and gay rights and…

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Mr. Obama’s reference to “immigration rights” suggests executive action is imminent

Mr. Obama’s reference to “immigration rights” suggests executive action is imminent

The President’s Labor Day inclusion of “Immigration Rights” with the epic struggles of American democracy–civil rights, women’s rights, voting rights, gay rights and workers’ rights–suggests Mr. Obama sees the struggle for immigration reform as an historic movement not tied to party or politics but inherent to the American democratic experience.

Notice the President used the term “immigration…

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Mr. Obama’s reference to “immigration rights” suggests executive action is imminent

Mr. Obama’s reference to “immigration rights” suggests executive action is imminent

The President’s Labor Day inclusion of “Immigration Rights” with the epic struggles of American democracy–civil rights, women’s rights, voting rights, gay rights and workers’ rights–suggests Mr. Obama sees the struggle for immigration reform as an historic movement not tied to party or politics but inherent to the American democratic experience.

Notice the President used the term “immigration…

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Obama Plugs ‘Immigration Rights’ in Labor Day Address

The President’s inclusion of “Immigration Rights” with the epic struggles of American democracy—civil rights, women’s rights, voting rights, gay rights and workers’ rights—suggests Mr.

Obama Plugs ‘Immigration Rights’ in Labor Day Address

The President’s inclusion of “Immigration Rights” with the epic struggles of American democracy—civil rights, women’s rights, voting rights, gay rights and workers’ rights—suggests Mr.

Media Advisory: #Immigration Law Experts to Discuss Options for Administrative Relief and Executive Action

Media Advisory: #Immigration Law Experts to Discuss Options for Administrative Relief and Executive Action

*** MEDIA ADVISORY***

TUESDAY: Immigration Law Experts to Discuss Options for Administrative Relief and Executive Action

(Washington, DC) – Experts on immigration law will discuss the legality of potential administrative relief and executive action for American families and businesses on a reporter conference call on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET. Law professors and authorities…

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6th Circuit Appeals Court rules that employers must pay H-1B visa costs; not as clear on physican waivers

6th Circuit Appeals Court rules that employers must pay H-1B visa costs; not as clear on physican waivers

By Heather Drabek Prendergast

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued its decision in Kutty v. DOL, No. 11–6120 (6th Cir. 08/20/2014) and affirmed the lower court’s ruling, which held the employer liable for the costs of obtaining H-1B visas an J-1 waivers (under the Conrad 30 program). 

The Sixth Circuit found that the Administrative Review Board’s (“ARB”) determination…

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Now that the House has folded up its circus tent and gone home for summer, it’s clear that if President Obama wants immigration changes, he’ll have to make them on his own. Fortunately, the President has wide authority to do so. Here are five things the President can do today, without Congress, to protect families, promote growth, and rewrite his legacy.