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US immigration law -- Can I file for unemployment?

Losing a job can be devastating, especially for people who are hard workers and proud of their jobs. But things may be a little more complicated for certain groups of people like immigrants who are working in Louisiana and worried about running afoul of U.S. immigration law. Immigrants who are legally living all across the country are worried about what filing for unemployment means for their future in the United States.

Reasons for grounds of inadmissibility

There are a lot of reasons why you might have been denied entry to the United States. Understanding why an immigration official decided you were inadmissible is important for fighting the decision. If you are still hoping to live in Louisiana one day, here are some common grounds of inadmissibility and information about waivers.

US immigration law makes allowances for the COVID-19 virus

It is hard to ignore some of the growing unease around new immigration policies, especially when it comes to health and public benefits. But immigrants in Louisiana who are also worried about the coronavirus can still get related medical help without losing some of their options for the future. The U.S. immigration law rule that limits green cards to only those who have not used government benefits does not apply to immigrants who need care for the COVID-19 virus.

Using a nonimmigrant visa to visit the United States

Not every foreign national who travels to the United States does so with the intention of making it their home. Many people choose to visit Louisiana for things like vacation, sightseeing and more. A person who wants to temporarily enter the country for these and other reasons will need to acquire a nonimmigrant visa.

Applying for visa extensions according to US immigration law

Business and tourism visas are two of the most common ways people visit the United States temporarily. However, some people understandably want to extend their visits to Louisiana. The good news is that U.S. immigration law gives some people the option to stay in the country for longer than their original visas allow.

County officials who detained immigrants broke US immigration law

Louisiana state laws can be pretty confusing, and federal laws are not any easier to understand. This is just one of the reasons that so many people do not understand what rights they have under U.S. immigration law. This can lead to unfortunate outcomes, like even being unlawfully detained.

US immigration law makes getting visas harder for pregnant women

Some women might find that it is more difficult to get visas than it was in the past. A new U.S. immigration law rule aims to keep out pregnant women who could be planning on giving birth in America. However, it is not exactly clear how immigration officials in Louisiana and elsewhere are going to actually implement this rule.

Be sure to follow US immigration law when filing an appeal

Immigration decisions are not always as final as they seem. U.S. immigration law allows people to appeal petitions, applications and even visas that were denied or revoked. Since filing an appeal is often complicated, it is important for people in Louisiana to understand how the process works.

How to spot fraudulent US immigration law services

Navigating through the United States immigration system can be very confusing. Even though a lot of people talk about U.S. immigration law as if it is just one big process, there are many applications, visas and processes that are unique to different situations. It is understandable that some people in Louisiana might need a bit of guidance when dealing with immigration issues. Unfortunately, there are many fraudulent services that are eager to take advantage of people.

U.S. immigration law: Fake court dates are making asylum harder

It is very important for immigrants living in Louisiana to show up for court dates. Immigrants who are seeking and who have already received asylum are usually very responsible and make every effort to be at the correct place on the correct date. But many people who have already been granted asylum under U.S. immigration law are dealing with the same problem -- they are showing up for court dates that never existed in the first place.