Does immigration status affect access to in-state tuition rates?

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Friday, November 30, 2012. For immigrants and citizens alike, getting a good job depends greatly on getting an education beyond high school. With the cost of college so high, however, the availability of in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities is very […]

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Deferred action applications expected to keep increasing

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.  Last summer, when the Obama administration announced its Deferred Action program, young immigrants who stepped forward to participate were worried that there was some risk. If President Obama lost the election, their names would be known as possible candidates […]

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Immigrants, employment and the I-9 process

 On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Thursday, October 18, 2012. For both employers and immigrant workers, compliance with federal rules on work authorization has become increasingly important. In 2009, Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE), which is now part of the Homeland Security department, began conducting audits of employers. The goal […]

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Deferred action opens up possibilities for young immigrants

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. The Obama administration’s Deferred Action program is not a permanent law – at least not yet. But it is already starting to change the lives of many undocumented people who would otherwise find their lives on hold out of […]

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Schools Records Important For Deferred Action Application

On behalf of  Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Friday, October 5, 2012. It is estimated that approximately 5,000 immigrants in Minnesota may qualify for the Deferred Action program, which was announced by the Obama administration this summer. Deferred Action will allow immigrants who arrived in the country illegally before they turned […]

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Deferred Action Policy Offers Opportunities for Minnesota Immigrants

 On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Friday, September 14, 2012.  All summer President Obama’s deferred action policy has been a lively topic of conversation in immigrant communities. By now, most people understand the main aspects of the new policy. The deferred action policy gives young immigrants who qualify more […]

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June 2012 Archives Minnesota Immigration, After the Supreme Court’s Arizona Decision

On behalf of  Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Friday, June 29, 2012.  The U.S. Supreme Court held this week that federal law preempts state attempts to regulate immigration. The ruling came in a highly-watched case, Arizona v. United States, in which the state of Arizona tried to criminalize civil violations such […]

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