Comprehensive (as opposed to piecemeal) immigration reform would require a drastic overhaul of the statutory basis for immigration law, and it would require the support of both houses of Congress. At the very least, a comprehensive immigration reform bill would need to address (i) long-term legal status for undocumented immigrants; (ii) border security; (iii) the H-1B visa program; and (iv) permanent residency based on a STEM degree.
By the time his term of office ends on January 20, 2021, Donald Trump will have reduced immigration to the United States by more than half. He has managed to accomplish all of this through executive order and regulatory changes, without any change in statutory law -- and therefore no need for cooperation from Congress. The timing of this decrease in immigration makes it obvious that nowhere near all of it can be attributed to the COVID-19 crisis.
CLEVELAND – September 3, 2020 The Herman Legal Group, an immigration law firm founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1995, is proud to announce the winner of its $1,000 Scholarship: Ms. Laura Perez Vicencio, an immigrant from Tequila, Mexico, who resides in Utah. The Herman Legal Group sponsored this scholarship to encourage greater appreciation for undocumented immigrant [...]
The US is facing unprecedented times as the coronavirus pandemic has yet to settle. The growing number of confirmed cases in the US, totaling over 82,000, has made the nation the new epicenter of the pandemic, surpassing both Italy and China.
The Herman Legal Group wishes everyone a safe and beautiful 2020! As we transition to a new decade, it's a good time to reflect. While it's often easy to default in our thinking to emphasize what makes us different from each other, I will be working on trying to see all the connections between [...]
Happy Halloween from the Herman Legal Group to all of our clients and friends! We hope you enjoy saying “BOO” in seven languages! While immigration to the U.S. may be particularly scary at the moment, our immigration attorneys are ready to scare the monsters, ghosts, and goblins that may be lurking in the halls at U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service and U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement!