A rule change designed to decrease the time some undocumented immigrants spend away from their families could be implemented by the end of this calendar year.
Obama administration officials announced on Friday they are proposing a fix to a Catch-22 in immigration law that could spare hundreds of thousands of American citizens from prolonged separations from illegal immigrant spouses and children.
It’s commonly believed that marriage to a U.S. citizen is an immigration cure-all, as is having U.S.-born children. Not so.
With the demand for family reunification high and the number of immigrant visas available each year low, especially for hopeful immigrants in countries like Mexico and the Philippines, mixed-status families are common in the United States.
What is it like to live in a family in which your spouse, your parents, a sibling or other relative is undocumented? Today’s personal story comes from a 34-year-old legal permanent resident in Orange County.
What is it like to live in a family in which your spouse, your parents, a sibling or other relative is undocumented?