Family immigration and employment immigration: different priorities in reform debate

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Family Immigration on Friday, March 22, 2013. For years, U.S. immigration law has made it a priority to reunite families. This doesn’t only mean fiancé visas or accommodations for a foreign-born spouse. It also includes a broader commitment to the immigration of other relatives of U.S. […]

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Immigrants help drive recovery of housing market

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Friday, March 8, 2013. Immigration helps drive economic growth in Minnesota and across the country. This is one of the recurring themes of this blog. We’ve written, for example, about immigrant-owned businesses, such as those on Lake Street in Minneapolis or University Avenue […]

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Immigration and bad workplaces: the downside of undocumented status

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A.posted in Employment Immigration on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Immigrants have an immense amount to offer to America’s economic vitality. This is true across the board, from the most highly skilled jobs to lower-skilled jobs that most Americans don’t want. On the high end, work permits may come […]

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New year, new hopes for immigration reform

On behalf of  Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Monday, January 14, 2013. In last week’s post, we wrote about how aggressive federal officials are at enforcing immigration law. That includes many deportations a year in Minnesota and other states around the country. Looking to the future, however, many people are hopeful […]

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