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As April comes to a close, we are excited to see more reversals of Trump-era immigration policies and a surprisingly favorable Supreme Court ruling. Nonetheless, immigration policy changes have a profound impact on countless people, so in our third featured story, NPR highlights the real-life impact of policy on mixed-status households. To stay updated on all things immigration, follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, or Facebook! 1. Biden Administration Limits Power of ICE To
McEntee Law Group is incredibly honored to announce that we will be an official sponsor for Edgewater Castle FC, a community-owned soccer club located in Chicago, our firm’s hometown. As a law firm founded and owned by immigrants, we are thrilled to establish this partnership with Edgewater Castle FC on a foundation of shared values:  community, equity, and inclusion. McEntee Law Group and Edgewater Castle FC strive to bring communities together and make the American dream…
In this week’s roundup, we are excited to discuss increasing bipartisan support for immigration reform and efforts to rehumanize the immigration conversation. Read on to learn more. To stay updated on all things immigration, follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, or Facebook! 1. Immigration Agencies Ordered Not To Use Term ‘Illegal Alien’ Under New Biden Policy – Monday, April 19 A new policy outlined by the Biden administration will now require staffers at…
Happy spring from all of us at McEntee Law Group! This week, we’ve seen efforts by the Biden administration to undue Trump era policies that created an unprecedented immigrant visa backlog, the release of new digitized USCIS forms, and fierce advocacy for immigrant victims of violent crimes by our immigration lawyer colleagues. To stay updated on all things immigration, follow us on InstagramLinkedIn, or Facebook. 1. Huge Immigrant Visa Backlog Challenges
As April begins and we welcome the spring season, we also welcome the Biden Administration’s efforts to release children from detention centers at the southern U.S.-Mexico, as well as efforts from the U.S. Department of State to resume some routine visa services. We are hopeful that in the coming months, we will see more action by the U.S. government to strive for an immigration system that is safe, just, equitable, and efficient. Read on to…
As March comes to an end, we continue to help clients through the H-1B lottery. It is our priority to ensure that all these cases are handled in a timely, organized, and diligent manner. This week, Fiona McEntee, Managing Partner, published an op-ed in Crain’s Chicago Business about the positive impact of immigrant entrepreneurs in Chicago. Read on to learn more about Fiona’s article, detention center conditions for minor migrants, increased efforts from labor unions…
This news week was a somber one for the United States. This week, we were reminded that the struggle for safety and peace must also be a struggle for justice and equity. As a team, we are committed to advocacy for marginalized communities. We hope this news summary helps distill the immigration news you need to know this week. Read on to learn more about data on migration patterns, Vice President Harris’s new appointment to…
Our goal is to provide our followers with up to date news in a simple yet informative matter, so let’s jump in. Immigration has been making front page news this week as we face an increasing number of migrants at the southern border and the House passes The Dream Act. Continue reading to learn more about the situation at the border, The Dream Act, The Farmworker Modernization Act, and whether undocumented immigrants can receive CARES…
Hi, my name is Alex George and I serve as an Associate Attorney at McEntee Law Group. I have been at McEntee Law for 4 years. Read on for the day in the life of an immigration attorney… How You Got to Your Current Job: I started as a Law Clerk during my first year of law school. I stayed on all through law school, passed the bar, and was sworn into the Illinois bar…
Beginning on March 9th, the H-1B Cap Electronic Registration opened and our team has been hard at work helping our clients apply. On Thursday, Alex George, Associate Immigration Attorney, hosted a Facebook Live event answering H-1B FAQ’s. Did you miss the event? Check it out here. This week has also been full of big updates from the Biden Administration in regards to immigration reform and options for refugees. Please keep reading to learn more about…