Immigration Law

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News Excerpts From the October 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 2 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

White House Releases Refugee Ceilings for FY 2015 | On September 30, 2014, the White House released a presidential memorandum capping the number of refugee admissions at 70,000 for the upcoming fiscal year and authorizing citizens of some countries... Read More

MAVNI Program Halted
Posted on 27 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A popular military enlistment program for immigrants with specialized skills is now stuck in bureaucratic limbo — after the Pentagon announced last month it would begin allowing some young immigrants without legal status into the program.... Read More

Tags: daca , stock , mavni , Pentagon

Pentagon Extends, Expands MAVNI to Include DACA
Posted on 26 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A small number of young immigrants who grew up in the United States without legal status will be allowed to join the military and have a fast-track pathway to citizenship, Pentagon officials announced Thursday, the first time those young people... Read More

Tags: daca , mavni , Pentagon