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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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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Deferred action program: one young woman’s success story

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Thursday, December 20, 2012. The Deferred Action program really does work. Many young Minnesota immigrants are among thousands around the country who have applied for the program, which offers a two-year waiver to prevent deportation and gain work permits or the ability to […]

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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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