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Written by Edward Lai

Unauthorized Immigrants with Criminal Convictions are Priority for Removal

The first few days of the new Trump administration will be critical when it comes to implementing his plans for unauthorized immigrants in the United States. According to most experts the unauthorized immigrants who have criminal records both abroad and in the US will be among the first to be deported.

During a recent interview with 60 Minutes, then President-elect Trump stated that his pledge to deport unauthorized immigrants has not faltered from the stance he took during his presidential campaign. According to Trump there will be at least 2 million unauthorized immigrants that can be deported due to criminal records alone.

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Written by Edward Lai

Family-based Immigration Limit Bill Revived by Lawmakers

US lawmakers have recently revived a bill that will expand the immigration eligibility of immediate family members as well as spouses of same-sex marriages. The lawmakers include several Democratic representatives of the US House of Representatives.

One high profile member is Mike Honda from California, who also sponsored the Reuniting Families Act (RFA). Honda states that the RFA will help thousands of families become reunited by using thousands of visas that have gone unused.

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