Category: In The News

The Importance of Immigration Policy in Tonight’s Presidential Debate: Insights from the Law Offices of James A. Welcome

Posted on 06/27/24

As we approach tonight’s highly anticipated presidential debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, the topic of immigration looms large. This face-off, their first since Trump’s departure from the White House in 2020, offers an opportunity for voters to understand how each candidate plans to shape America’s immigration future. At the Law

Commemorating Juneteenth

Posted on 06/19/24

At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we proudly recognize and celebrate Juneteenth, a day that marks a pivotal moment in American history—the end of slavery and a step forward toward justice and equality. As we honor this significant day, we reflect on our firm’s commitment to upholding the principles of freedom and justice

Americans Chartered Out of Haiti as Crisis Unravels

Posted on 03/19/24

The crisis in Haiti continues to deepen, with gangs unleashing chaos across the capital city of Port-au-Prince. The violence has escalated to alarming levels, resulting in the deaths of dozens of innocent people. Gunmen are looting homes, and the political unrest has been further exacerbated by the resignation of Ariel Henry, the country’s former Prime

Florida Enforces Stringent Anti-Illegal Immigration Measures, With a Focus on Undocumented Immigrant ID Holders in Connecticut

Posted on 07/20/23

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and 2024 presidential hopeful is spearheading state policies that are aimed at restricting undocumented immigrants in his state. As part of the state’s immigration crackdown, one of the measures being implemented is the prohibition of out-of-state undocumented immigrant identification cards, including from Connecticut. This endeavor is part of a broader initiative

Advocates Push for the Redesignation of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans

Posted on 03/27/23

Growing pressure from immigration advocates to extend Temporary Protective Status for Nicaraguans may force the Biden administration to act. In November of 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced the redesignation of TPS status for several countries, including Nicaragua. Since the 1990s, TPS has protected millions of immigrants who cannot return safely to their country