What is a “Sanctuary City” and Why Does it Matter?
“Sanctuary city” is an informal term used to describe cities or jurisdictions where local law enforcement does not cooperate with federal immigration authorities regarding the enforcement of civil immigration laws. The majority of the controversy with sanctuary cities centers around federal government Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) detainers requesting local law enforcement to hold individuals […]
Applying for a Visitor Visa to the U.S. – is it really difficult?
Anyone looking to visit the United States will typically need to acquire an entry visa to be allowed in the country. In 2014, nearly 75 million people from around the world visited the United States, most of whom did so on a short-term basis. The most common short-term visas are known as the “B” visitor […]