According to a
New York Times report, President Obama will likely soon make an executive order that may prevent
up to five million immigrants lacking documentation from being deported
and offer work permits to many of them. For months, the President had
been hoping to work with Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration
plan. However, Congress has not been willing to take up immigration legislation,
so the President may be acting on his own and make a decision that goes
The decision may change the operations of the government's immigration
enforcement agents to focus on
immigrants who have a serious criminal history. Additionally, parents whose children
have legal residency or American citizenship will be able to get necessary
documents for working, preventing families from being broken apart. The
order may also extend protection to farm workers and highly skilled immigrants
working in technical fields. Details about the order are still subject
to change, and the order has not yet been officially announced.
Have questions about these changes?
If you have any questions about these changes to our immigration system
and how they may impact your situation, our Houston immigration attorney
at The Modi Law Firm can provide answers. The immigration system is very
confusing to many people. Laws and regulations pertaining to immigration
are changing all the time. Thus, it can be very beneficial to seek out
the counsel of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.
We have successfully helped numerous people from various cultural backgrounds
through the immigration system.
Our attorney offers the following to all clients:
- 9.2 Superb rating on Avvo.com
- Compassionate counsel
- Experience with all kinds of cases, including cases he has worked on as
a Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Houston Law Center (and previously
worked at Harvard Law).
If you are
facing deportation or have a matter that requires an immigration attorney, we may be able
to help. Please call our firm today or fill out
our online form to request an evaluation of your case.
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