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Lawful Prospective Immigrant (Reid-Schumer-Menendez Proposed Immigration Bill)

Lawful Prospective Immigrant (LPI): Alternative to Lawful Permanent Residence (LPR- Green Card) In response to Arizona’s strict anti-immigrant law, Senators Reid, Schumer, and Menendez introduced draft legislation which calls for illegal immigrants to receive interim “Lawful Prospective Immigrant” (LPI) status. The Department of Homeland Security estimates that there are approximately 10.8 million people currently in [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:10+00:00July 21st, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Grounds for Inadmissible Aliens

The IIRIRA revised INA § 101(a)(13) by repealing the old definition of “entry” and replacing it with the new definition of “admission.” Entry refers to physically crossing into the U.S., free from restraint. Due to this language, Congress revised it by changing the meaning from entry to admission, but it retained distinct grounds for exclusion [...]

By |2010-07-20T11:50:28+00:00July 20th, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments