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March 2013 Archives

Researchers look into effects of undocumented status on children

In a number of posts on this blog, we've discussed the great lengths many Chicago-area immigrants go to in order to avoid being deported. As some researchers are quickly finding out, the effects of this problem aren't limited to undocumented adults, but can have detrimental effects on their children, even if they have legal status in the United States.

Chicago woman loses deportation appeal in US Supreme Court

After living in the Chicago area as a legal resident for over 30 years, one woman will be deported back to her native Mexico. The woman's immigration status became jeopardized when she was advised to plead guilty to criminal charges in 1998. The next decade would include legal struggles that would ultimately lead to the woman's imminent deportation today.

Scary encounter puts Chicago family on path to immigration visas

One common experience among undocumented immigrants in the United States is the fear that officials could initiate deportation proceedings for almost any reason, at almost any time. As a result, some families refrain from communicating with public safety officials, even when it is in their best interests. This is exactly what kept one Chicago family from coming forward about an instance of police misconduct.

Bill introduced aimed at making immigration/naturalization laws friendlier to non-citizen U.S. military members/veterans

There are many attempts currently underway for reforms to U.S. immigration and naturalization laws. One reform that has recently been proposed involves how immigration and naturalization laws should treat one particular class of legal immigrants. The class in question is immigrants who are members or veterans of the U.S. military.

'Hoops to jump through' cause frustration for high tech workers

A recent story in the Washington Post highlights just how frustrating U.S. immigration laws can be for many people. The article tells us about two postdoctoral mechanical engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the most distinguished schools in the country, who face expiring visas, hoops to jump through, and an invention that could change the face of energy technology and water-decontamination.

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