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Are you eligible for DACA? Do you know how to apply? Are you afraid to study abroad because you're undocumented?

Undocumented students of the University of California system can now get their legal immigration questions answered for free.

Being a non-citizen resident in the United States can a precarious position. Until you become a naturalized citizen, there are many grounds upon which you can be deported.

A criminal conviction doesn't just affect your day to day life, it can get you deported. But, what if you never went to trial? Can a guilty plea affect your immigration status?

Under new rules, dependent spouses of H-1B visa holders (known as H-4 visa holders) will soon be able to apply for work permits.

In a recent announcement, USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez said that DHS will extend eligibility for employment authorization to H-4 visa holders. H-4 visa holders previously could not work while they lived in the United States with their H-1B spouses. This reform, part of Obama's executive action on immigration reform, will allow H-4 visa holders to develop financial independence and will widen the pool of highly skilled workers in the United States.

If you're an immigrant hoping to take advantage of this reform, here are four things you should know:

U.S. Eases Rules on Travel to Cuba: What You Need to Know

The U.S. government is set to begin easing its long-standing rules restricting travel to Cuba on Friday.

The Obama administration announced the changes on Thursday, reports The New York Times. In December, President Obama has previously said that the U.S. and Cuba would resume full diplomatic relations for the first time in more than 50 years, including hosting a U.S. embassy in Havana.

What do these new rule changes mean for those interested in traveling to Cuba?

Supreme Court Calendar: 10 Cases to Watch in January

The U.S. Supreme Court returns from its winter break to hear 10 cases in January, starting today.

Many of the High Court's cases this month will deal with statutory interpretation, but a few deal with polemical issues like free speech, housing discrimination, and unlawful searches.

Here's what Court watchers have to look forward to this month:

President Obama announced Wednesday that the United States will resume "full diplomatic relations" with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years.

This historic agreement means that Cuba will now host a U.S. embassy in Havana, and Americans might get a chance at legally purchasing those sought-after Cuban goods (read: cigars). But it might not mean that you can go to Cuba on vacation.

So can U.S. passport holders travel to Cuba now?

Is Dual Citizenship Legal in the United States?

Many Americans are citizens of another country as well, and may be wondering if their dual citizenship is legal under U.S. law.

U.S. law doesn't address dual nationality or require a person to choose one country's citizenship over another, but the government doesn't encourage it as a matter of policy, according to the federal government's official Web portal, USA.gov.

So the short answer is that the government won't punish those who have dual citizenship. But why do people want it, and who's eligible for dual citizenship?

5 Legal Reasons to Have an Updated Passport

Even when you're not planning any trips abroad, keeping your passport current can be worth the effort for a variety of legal purposes.

According to the U.S. Department of State, a passport can be renewed if it is undamaged and can be submitted with a renewal application, was issued when you were 16 or older, was issued within the last 15 years, and was issued with your current name (unless you can provide an original or certified copy of legal documentation of your name change such as a marriage certificate).

Why is it worth the time -- not to mention the money -- to renew your passport? Here are five good reasons:

President Obama has announced that he will take executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

This executive order, announced in the president's speech to the nation Thursday night, will not grant amnesty or any sort of permanent legal status to those illegal immigrants covered by the action. But as NPR reports, it may prevent up to 5 million immigrants from being deported.

Here are five things that immigrants and their families should know about President Obama's executive immigration order:

For those sponsoring an immigrant to become a citizen, you will likely need to sign a Form I-864, otherwise known as an Affidavit of Support.

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), this document is required "for most family-based immigrants and some employment-based immigrants" to show the federal government that they will have a means of support when they arrive. If you are petitioning for a relative or spouse to come to the United States, you will probably be required to sign this affidavit.

But there are three important things sponsors should know about these affidavits of support: