Category Archives: Immigration

The Latest on Arizona Immigration Laws

Arizona’s immigrant population has been on the decrease over the past few years. It may be because of the tough laws placed on immigration recently or a variety of other reasons that have led undocumented immigrants to leave. Arizona continues to lead the push on creating tougher laws on those living in the country illegally. Arizona’s immigration laws Arizona has been in the forefront of tough immigration laws. The state began cracking down on those residing in AZ illegally starting … Read More

What’s Included in the Adoption Process

The adoption process can be complicated and stressful, but in the end, it’s extremely rewarding. The process may seem long and confusing, but understanding the steps will help ease some of that stress and confusion. Whether you’re struggling with infertility or you want to make a difference in the life of a child without parents, adoption is a great option. What are the first steps in the adoption process? The first step in adopting a child is to decide whether … Read More

How do I Get a Green Card?

Although they’re not actually green anymore, the holder of a green card is deemed a lawful permanent resident who is entitled to immigration benefits. This means that you can reside and take employment in the United States. As it now stands, the correct procedure for becoming a permanent resident of the United States is as follows. Steps for Adjusting your Status 1. Determine Your Eligibility to Immigrate The federal laws stated in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) stipulate that … Read More

The Front Lines of Immigration

For several years now, immigration has been a major issue that we face as a country and as a border state.  The laws regarding immigration will continue to change and will continue to be a controversial issue. Back in 2010, Arizona passed Senate Bill 1070, which has since become infamous for the controversy it caused.  On May 29th of that year, thousands of people marched to the state capital in protest of the bill. In 2013, a record 438,421 unauthorized … Read More

Courts Reject Arizona’s Appeal in Immigration Case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a blocked provision of Arizona’s 2010 immigration enforcement law, Senate Bill 1070, causing more issues for Gov. Jan Brewer as she defends the controversial law. The court refused to review the ruling that stopped police from arresting individuals who harbor people living in the United States illegally. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked police from enforcing the provision. Last year it was concluded that the prohibition was vague … Read More