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What states are most reliant on immigrant construction workers

Posted by   /  March 30, 2020  /  Immigration, Real Estate  /  No Comments

BY NATALIA SINIAVSKAIA  | NAHB Earlier this month, we published a post highlighting a high and rising reliance of construction on immigrant workers. Foreign-born workers now account for almost a quarter of workers in the construction industry, and close to 30% of construction tradesmen. In some states, reliance on foreign-born labor is even more pronounced. Immigrants comprise […]

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Immigration Update: ‘I have never seen anything like this,’ says Rose Law Group Immigration Dept. Chairman, Darius Amiri

Posted by   /  March 19, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Coronavirus Task Force, Featured News, Immigration  /  1 Comment

By Darius Amiri, Chair of Immigration Dept. at Rose Law Group As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak continues to spread through the United States, our immigration system can now count itself among the many industries affected. As an immigration lawyer who represents corporate and individual clients among all facets of our U.S. immigration system, from court […]

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U.S. Supreme Court lets ‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum policy stay in place; an “anti-immigrant” order, says Darius Amiri, chairman, Rose Law Group Immigration Department

Posted by   /  March 15, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Ariane de Vogue | CNN  The Supreme Court says the controversial Trump administration “Remain in Mexico” asylum policy can stay in effect while legal challenges play out.The court’s order is a victory for the administration, which warned there would be a “rush to the border” if the policy that has been in effect for […]

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Court invalidates key Trump Administration H-1B Visa Policies; employers can push back against of H1B denials, says Darius Amiri, chairman, Rose Law Group Immigration Dept.

Posted by   /  March 12, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

Donald Trump signs the Buy American and Hire American executive order, which resulted in new restrictions on H-1B visas, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on April 18, 2017./Getty Images By Stuart Anderson | Forbes In a stunning repudiation of Trump administration immigration policies, U.S. District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer invalidated the key U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services […]

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Chamber calls for killing remaining sanctuary city bill

Posted by   /  March 4, 2020  /  2020 Legislature, Immigration  /  No Comments

Glenn Hamer, left, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, with Gov. Doug Ducey in January. /Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The head of a major business organization wants state lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey to quash a proposal to […]

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It’s illegal to destroy saguaro cactuses. So why are they being removed for Trump’s border wall?

Posted by   /  February 28, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Immigration  /  No Comments

The plants, sacred to Arizona’s Tohono O’Odham nation, have been chopped down. Federal officials say that most of the affected saguaros have been ‘carefully transplanted.’ A saguaro cactus lies on the ground after having been uprooted the day before by construction crews making way for new border wall on Puerto Blanco Drive in Organ Pipe […]

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An anti-immigrant law that goes too far, even for the Supreme Court; The Justice Department promises it won’t abuse a law criminalizing immigration advocacy. SCOTUS doesn’t buy it. Comments by Rose Law Group Chairman, Immigration Dept. Darius Amiri

Posted by   /  February 27, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Mark Joseph Stern | Slate Under the Trump administration, the Supreme Court has been the place where immigrants’ rights go to die. Time and again, the conservative majority has upheld unconstitutional restrictions on immigration and allowed the government to implement legally dubious attacks on noncitizens in the United States. On Tuesday morning, the court […]

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Tohono O’odham chairman to Congress: Trump’s wall is destroying tribal sites

Posted by   /  February 27, 2020  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Chairman Ned Norris Jr. told a Congressional subcommittee that his tribe was not formally consulted prior to blasting and bulldozing activity that damaged cultural sites./Submitted by Ned Norris Jr. By Steven Hsieh | Phoenix New Times Construction of President Trump’s border wall already has damaged cultural sites that are sacred to the Tohono O’odham Nation, […]

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One bill related to ‘sanctuary city’ restrictions still being pursued in Arizona

Posted by   /  February 24, 2020  /  2020 Legislature, Immigration  /  No Comments

“I was undocumented,” said Rep. Isela Blanc, D-Tempe, who was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and brought to this country as a child. “You all know that.”/Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services/File photo By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily StarArizona Republicans are continuing to advance a measure related to the controversial issue of sanctuary […]

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Tucson teen faces deportation after being caught with marijuana vape pens; ‘unfortunate’ circumstances, says Darius Amiri, chairman, Rose Law Group Immigration Dept.

Posted by   /  February 23, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Immigration  /  No Comments

A recent and old photo of Jonathan Torres Resendiz at his family’s home in Tucson. He was the youngest of three children brought to the U.S. on a desert crossing in 2008. /Rebecca Sasnett / Arizona Daily Star By Danyelle Khmara | Arizona Daily Star Maria Resendiz Uribe looks at her son’s senior photos taken […]

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