Guest Blog By Lianne Holt-Jensen J.D.Candidate 2014 Seattle University School of Law On December 15th, 2012, Georgia’s “show-me-your-papers” law was reinforced. This law gives law enforcement, in Georgia, the power to investigate the immigration status of suspects and to detain these suspects if they are believed to be undocumented residents. Police officers in Georgia have
Congrats to Arizona for voting in a moderate republican who understands that enforcement only immigration policy doesn’t make sense and that most of Arizona’s anti-immigration laws are unconstitutional, un-American and unworkable. Click here to read the New York Times article.
Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about Obama’s new immigration policy. Some are under the impression that there is a new law granting legal status to undocumented immigrants. This is not the case. No new law has been enacted and anyone who tells you that they can get you a green card
Great video from the White House on Immigration.
Currently, U.S. immigration laws only allow married opposite-sex couples to sponsor a spouse for a greencard. If you are a woman in a committed relationship with another woman or a man in a committed relationship with another man, you cannot sponsor your partner. Even in states where same-sex marriage is legal, your marriage will not be recognized