President puts immigration reform back on the table

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in US Immigration Law on Friday, January 31, 2014. President Obama put the possibility of immigration reform squarely back on the table during the State of the Union address this week. This was scarcely a surprise. After all, the president announced immigration reform as a key second-term priority […]

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Survey shows strong support for creating citizenship path

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in US Immigration Law on Friday, December 6, 2013. The phrase “path to citizenship” is either two words or three, depending on whether one counts the conjunction. Either way, it’s obviously a short phrase. And yet it has become fraught with contention as Congressional inaction continues on […]

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Beyond the poisoned well: immigration reform tactics changing

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in US Immigration Law on Friday, October 25, 2013. President Obama has not given up on enacting comprehensive immigration reform. To be sure, there is concern in Washington, DC and around the country that the partisan wrangling over the partial federal government shutdown “poisoned the well” of […]

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Reasons to rally: immigration reform taking a long time to come

On behalf of  Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in US Immigration Law on Friday, October 11, 2013. Last weekend in Minneapolis, nearly 2,000 people gathered to rally for immigration reform. The rally included a march from the Basilica of St. Mary to the Hennepin County Government Center. The distance between those two points is not […]

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Changing federal immigration law: remarkable grassroots consensus

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in US Immigration Law on Friday, August 30, 2013. One of our main themes in this blog is the remarkable consensus that exists on the need for federal immigration reform. Business and religious leaders, labor groups and immigrant advocates are joining together, trying to get Congress […]

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Immigration reform: as Senate acts, MN faith groups make plea

 On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in US Immigration Law on Friday, June 28, 2013. For 11 million undocumented immigrants, the U.S. Senate’s action this week in passing an immigration reform bill is major cause for hope. To be sure, it remains to be seen what the House of Representatives will do. But […]

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