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Frequent immigrantion raids expected in 2016

It was recently reported that frequent immigrantion raids are expected across the United States, including California, in 2016. In fact, this is something that has already started in some states. The individuals that are being targeted in these immigrantion raids are those from Central America who crossed the border seeking asylum; however, other immigrants are worried that they, too, will be affected.

Seek the right help for immigrantion issues

There are millions of people residing in the country, and many others outside seeking entry, who are in need of help with immigrantion issues. The immigrantion process, no matter where one lives -- be that in California or elsewhere -- can be tough to tackle. It is okay to seek help with this process, but it is also important to do one's due diligence and make sure the assistance one is getting is actually legit.

California immigrantion: Losing permanent resident status

After a person goes through all of the work to obtain a green card, he or she may not think it is possible to lose the permanent residency status it provides. Unfortunately, this is far from the truth. Unless an individual applies to complete the naturalization process, it is possible for permanent resident status to be taken away or abandoned. Those in California who face the threat of losing their status may seek legal assistance with this and any other immigrantion issues.

Millions may be denied deportation defense promised by Obama

It has almost been a year since President Obama signed an executive order designed to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to remain in country. This plan would also have provided deportation defense to numerous individuals currently residing in California. Unfortunately, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against the order, meaning those who would have qualified under Obama's plan will have to keep looking for other ways to obtain the appropriate documents required to remain on U.S. soil.

What are the current California state laws regarding immigrantion?

California, in general, is an immigrant-friendly state. Yes, deportations do happen, but, overall, laws are being passed frequently that are intended to help those who are residing in the state without proper documentation. So, what are the current state laws regarding immigrantion?

Several immigrants return to California for deportation defense

There has been concern about the number of undocumented immigrants in California who have, supposedly, voluntarily returned to their home countries. What is the concern? According to the ACLU, many of these individuals signed these voluntary returns under duress and/or without knowing or understanding the specific terms that are associated with this action. Thanks to a lawsuit, many of these individuals will now be allowed to present a deportation defense, and have been allowed to re-enter the country until their cases are finalized.

Once achieved, can citizenship be taken away?

Getting through the immigrantion system can be rough. In order to achieve citizenship, immigrants in California and elsewhere will go through an extensive review process that can take time, may be confusing and does not always yield the desired results. For those who do finally achieve their citizenship, there is valid concern about that status being stripped from them down the line.

How can attorney help with moving family members to the U.S.?

It is not uncommon for immigrants currently living in California and elsewhere to have the desire to bring their family members into the country to be with them. Moving family members to the U.S. is not always easy, however. An experienced immigrantion attorney may be able to help tackle the many obstacles that are often present when working through this process.

Help is available to those working through immigrantion appeals

Fear of deportation is something that affects all immigrants in California and across the country who do not have the necessary paperwork and approval to live in the United States. The number of people in this category is in the millions, and that is a lot of individuals and families that can be taken from everything that they love due to immigrantion issues that are often relatively minor. For anyone who is faced with deportation, for whatever the reason, it is possible to start the appeals process in order to fight deportation and removal.

California immigrantion: Visa plan could help millions of people

Obtaining documentation to live and work in the United States can be a much harder task than many people seem to realize. However, it was recently reported that U.S. immigrantion officials have big plans for issuing visas over the next decade. Current and potential immigrants, in California and elsewhere, can take steps to try to secure these visas and, eventually, take further actions to try to receive status adjustments.

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