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What is in the Senate Immigration Bill?

What is in the Senate Immigration Bill?

The bipartisan group of senators known as the “Gang of Eight” introduced S. 744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.”

The Senate Bill as of right now (April 19, 2013) provides a version of Green card status to almost everyone in the United States who entered the United States before December 31, 2011. The term is called Registered Provisional Immigrant or (RPI). This status allows a person to work and travel, and eventually receive permanent residency status and citizenship.

The potential new law includes almost everyone including people who have been ordered deported by the Immigration Court, and those who did not show up to immigration court, and those who accepted Voluntary Departure and did not leave the United States.

Our firm will continue to Blog every few days about the possible New Law. Please note, the final Bill will change as the House of Representatives must pass a Bill and then it will go into committee. After that, it must be passed by both the Senate and House and then signed by the President. Until this is done, there is no new law, only speculation.

Email us at apjlaw@gmail.com and we will put on an email list that will update you on current news about the new immigration law or visit our website www.lawapj.com or call our office 212 693 3355 for a free consultation by phone or in person or you can email us a question at apjlaw@gmail.com

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Immigration lawyer Andrew P Johnson is a prominent advocate within the immigration community and is regularly interviewed by major press organizations and invited to speak at diplomatic events regarding immigration law. The Law Offices of Andrew P Johnson represents corporations, diplomats, nonprofits, entrepreneurs, families, and individuals. Our immigration lawyers in New York City have represented and litigated thousands of cases throughout the country. Our Senior Partner, Andrew P. Johnson, was a government prosecutor until he started the immigration law firm in 1999. He has authored numerous articles on immigration and international matters which have been published by the American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. In 2013, Andrew P. Johnson was invited to speak to over 30 United Nation Ambassadors regarding the EB-5 visa investor program. In 2015, Mr. Johnson was invited to Washington DC to speak to over 40 United States Ambassador about the EB-5 investment program. Immigration lawyer Andrew P Johnson has been featured in the New York Times, interview by CBS, quoted by USA Today, Fox News, Washington Times, ABC, Indian Post, Associated Press, Radio Free America, Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, along with over 50 other periodicals around the country.

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