American immigration politics often seem to center on the effects on citizens, refugees and everyday immigrants. However, another group with interest in the law is foreign business owners.
It may come as no surprise that President Donald Trump has made recent comments about immigration that are making Californians uneasy. Trump has said he is considering removing Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from California. This threat is in response to the Golden State declaring itself a sanctuary state.
As an immigrant in the current political turmoil, you may constantly be in fear for your future. You do not want authorities to take you away from your loved ones, but neither do you want to risk breaking the law and making your case worse by not cooperating.
Before you can get lawful permanent residence in the U.S. through marriage, you will need to attend an interview with officials from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. If you are not ready for your interview and make mistakes, you may be denied entry into the country.
In recent years, more than a million international students have flocked to study in American colleges and universities. Although their numbers seem to have dropped in 2017 after several moves by President Trump, the figures are still significant.