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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

About 2.2 million Hispanics reside in Illinois, about 17% of the population, and the 10th largest state Hispanic population. Hispanics are the largest...

What Does Inspected and Admitted Mean?

What Does Inspected and Admitted Mean?

A foreign national who applies to enter the United States temporarily or permanently must meet certain eligibility requirements. Frequently a noncitiz...

DHS Plans To Dramatically Expand Immigrant Biometrics Programs

DHS Plans To Dramatically Expand Immigrant Biometrics Programs

On September 1, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to expand immigrant biometrics collection and programs and to collect DNA to...

ACLU Sues to Protect Rights of Illinois Undocumented Immigrants

ACLU Sues to Protect Rights of Illinois Undocumented Immigrants

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing data technology company Clearview AI in Illinois state court for violations of the Illinois Biometr...

Important Documents for LGBTQ Immigrants

Important Documents for LGBTQ Immigrants

There are important laws and documents for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) immigrants that may affect their visa application and standi...

How To Apply For a Green Card For Your Parents

How To Apply For a Green Card For Your Parents

Family unity has been one of the primary goals of immigration policy in the United States. A Green Card holder can file a visa petition to bring famil...

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