Posts by Davis & Associates

DACA Program

An Overview of the DACA Program

An Overview of the DACA Program In the United States (U.S.), millions of children arrive in the country with their parents, growing up alongside American-born children. These children often feel that America is their home – they’ve grown up here, attended school, and feel a deep connection. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, known…

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ICE & Your Rights

ICE & Your Rights

ICE & Your Rights The United States (U.S.) stands as proof of the power of immigration. Throughout America’s history, immigrants have improved its workforce and economy, injecting new ideas and cultural norms as they assimilated into the population. Immigrants raise America up, strengthening communities and providing countless benefits in our modern world. Despite this, stark…

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Student Visas

A Quick Guide to Student Visas

A Quick Guide to Student Visas Education unlocks knowledge and opportunity, stoking the fire of future possibility and promise. And for those wishing to receive an excellent education, attending school in the United States (U.S.) provides a path forward. International students wishing to attend an American school or university can apply for special visas intended…

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Diversity Visa Lottery

What is the Diversity Visa Lottery?

What is the Diversity Visa Lottery? The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Program plays a very important role in America’s immigration system. For many across the globe, green cards or other visas are inaccessible due to lack of familial or employment connections. Without this, or other special status, the possibility of immigrating to the United States…

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2020 Census

2020 Census: Judge Rules Against Controversial Citizenship Question

2020 Census: Judge Rules Against Controversial Citizenship Question January 23, 2019 Every ten years, the United States (U.S.) conducts a census to properly follow the evolution of its population. The U.S. census provides critical data about all residents of the country, regardless of citizenship. Currently, the census does not ask a question about citizenship. It’s…

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Birthright Citizenship

The Importance of Birthright Citizenship

The Importance of Birthright Citizenship Birthright citizenship is the basis of citizenship for natural-born American citizens. It’s so simple that it is easy to take the process for granted. When a person is born on U.S. soil, they are provided with an original birth certificate. That birth certificate is a literal “golden ticket” that will…

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H-1B Visa in 2019

Considering an H-1B Visa in 2019?

Considering an H-1B Visa in 2019? A major benefit to companies and workers alike, H-1B visas allow employers to search overseas for skilled talent. Likewise, well-educated and skilled workers can find access to the American job market via H-1B opportunities. These opportunities create benefits for the U.S. labor market and the country as a whole.…

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Temporary Protected Status

Temporary Protected Status: An Overview

Temporary Protected Status: An Overview Across the world, certain disastrous situations like famine, civil war, or natural disasters force people to flee their homes and communities. Created in the Immigration Act of 1990, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) provides certain foreign nationals with special immigration status. The TPS program allows eligible immigrants to stay in the…

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Green Card Through Family

Are You Eligible for a Green Card through Family?

Are You or a Loved One Eligible for a Green Card through Family? Any person seeking to immigrate legally to the United States, for whatever purpose, can begin the process by applying for a green card. Formerly known as a permanent resident card, a green card allows approved foreign nationals to live and work within…

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