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Caroly Pedersen

Caroly Pedersen’s Legal Guides

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  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform February 11, 2013

    Presidents State of the Union Makes Immigration Reform For 2013 A National Priority ! As expected, during the State of the Union on Tuesday, President Obama made Immigration Reform a top priority of his administration stating Real reform means establishing a responsible pathway ...

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  • Obama Tells Congress – Move On Immigration Reform Now!

    In his Immigration address in Las Vegas last week, President Obama urged Congress to move forward quickly on the issue, saying the Time Is Now to pass Immigration Reform and get it done. Encouraged that key members of Congress from both parties have announced a deal on a Comprehe...

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  • New 601 Waiver Regulations for "Unlawful Presence Waivers” is NOT “Amnesty” or “Legalization

    January 7, 2013 On January 2, 2013, the USCIS released final regulations for the processing of 601 Waivers of Admissability, called the final rule on Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers. As a result, there has been quite a bit of media attention, even misleading claims that it...

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  • Rep. Gutierrez Gearing Up For Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2013

    THIS WEEKS IMMIGRATION NEWS UPDATES January 14, 2013 House Rep. Luis Gutierrez, long recognized for his ongoing crusade in Congress over the years for Immigrants rights and Immigration Reform is positioning himself to play a crucial role in the push to ensure that a Comprehensi...

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  • Republican Sen. Rubio Says “Yes” To Immigration Reform

    THIS WEEKS IMMIGRATION NEWS UPDATES January 21, 2013 Republican Sen. Rubio Says Yes To Immigration Reform After enduring several years of criticism for his tough stance on illegal immigration, Sen. Marco Rubio now says he is in favor of a major overhaul of the current immigratio...

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  • Deal Just Announced on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    THIS WEEKS IMMIGRATION NEWS UPDATES January 28, 2013 Deal Just Announced on Comprehensive Immigration Reform The Gang of Eight just announced that it has reached a Bi-partisan deal on a Comprehensive Immigration Reform agreement to make sweeping reforms to the nations immigration...

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  • New USCIS Immigrant Fee Imposed For U.S. Residency Applicants Abroad

    This Week's Immigration News December 17, 2012New USCIS Immigrant Fee Imposed For U.S. Residency Applicants Abroad Beginning February 1, 2013, Immigrants who are processed for U.S. Permanent Residency at U.S. Consulates abroad will be required to pay an additional USCIS Immigran...

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  • Senators Schumer & Graham Set To Begin Drafting Comprehensive Immigration Reform For 2013

    This Week's Immigration News December 10, 2012Senators Schumer Graham Set To Begin Drafting Comprehensive Immigration Reform For 2013Former major Congressional players in past Immigration Reform efforts are once again coming together to pick up where they left off in 2010 when t...

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  • The Pentagon Reopens Program To Provide Immigrants With A Fast Track to Citizenship

    This Week's Immigration News November 5, 2012The Pentagon Reopens Program To Provide Immigrants With A Fast Track to CitizenshipThe Pentagon recently restarted the MAVNI program (Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest) which allows foreign nationals with certain langu...

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  • Understanding The Family Immigrant Visa Process

    How Long Will It Take? Understanding Family Sponsored Immigration Visas, Priority Dates and the Visa Bulletin - Learn more about Family Immigration waiting lines. Why Is It Taking So Long For My Famil

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