“The Priorities for Removal have now Changed” – Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos May be among the first Casualties under a Shift in Policy by ICE under President Trump.

USA Today Network, Feb., 9, 2017. PHOENIX — For the past four years, federal immigration authorities have given Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos a pass to remain in the U.S. rather than deport her back to Mexico. But that changed Wednesday, when Garcia de Rayos went to check in as usual at the central Phoenix offices of Immigration and Customs [...]

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Child “to pay the price for Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’” with his life

March 14, 2017. As U.S. President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban takes effect, an upcoming Fault Lines documentary on Al Jazeera highlights the consequences of a blanket policy that closes America’s doors to those with the most to lose. Last week, Trump suspended America’s entire refugee program for 120 days and signed a revised 90-day [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|One America Story|0 Comments

Vetting process for legal permanent residences to US as of March 24, 2017

Legal permanent resident (LPR) status, which is commonly referred to as a “green card,” allows foreign nationals to permanently live and work in the United States. LPR status can be acquired through one of four main ways: family sponsorship, employment, refugee or asylum status, or the diversity visa lottery. To be eligible, applicants must have [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|One America Story|0 Comments

Vetting process for non-immigrant US Visas into the United States as of March 24, 2017

Nonimmigrant visas are issued to foreign nationals for business, tourism, and visiting purposes. These visas do not establish permanent residence. Under U.S. immigration law, approximately 21 visa categories are classified as “temporary workers.” These visas allow people to work in the United States for a specific period of time. The most commonly discussed temporary worker programs [...]

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Vetting process for Refugees seeking entry into the United States as of March 24, 2017

Refugees must seek admission to the United States from abroad, and thus differ from applicants for asylum who are already present in the United States or attempting to obtain admission at a port of entry and seek protection. In FY 2016, the U.S. admitted nearly 85,000 refugees, half of whom came from the Democratic Republic of the [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|One America Story|0 Comments

As a Jewish person, I won’t stand idly by as Muslims are targeted in North America

David MivasairUpdated Feb 08, 2017 10:22am My grandfather Morris wasn’t even 14 years old when he had to flee Kozmyn, a small village in Russia, by himself in 1904. Geopolitics had invaded the young boy’s life. The Czar’s soldiers had come to take him and all the Jewish boys away to fight the Japanese east of [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|One America Story|0 Comments

The actress breaks silence by writing an opinion piece for the New York times

PUBLISHED FEB 04, 2017 09:37AM Angelina Jolie slams Donald Trump's travel ban Actress and human rights advocate Angelina Jolie on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order barring travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries hurts vulnerable refugees and could fuel extremism. Without directly naming Trump, Jolie, who has served as a special envoy for the United Nations [...]

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