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In case you missed it, Saturday marked the "National Day of Action for Deportation," when immigration advocates called on politicians to put an end to forcibly removing persons from the United States.

Under the Twitter hashtags #Not1More and #2Million2Many, activists rallied around the common goal of ending the deportation of undocumented immigrants. It's believed that as of this month, the Obama administration will have deported 2 million people since 2009.

Deportation haunts many American immigrants, but here are five legal tips to consider when fighting removal from the United States:

Who Qualifies for an H-1B Visa?

If you're interested in filing paperwork for an H-1B visa -- a temporary work permit the U.S. government issues to highly skilled foreign workers -- make sure to submit your paperwork sooner rather than later. The application season begins April 1.

But before all else, you need to get familiar with the process and find out whether you qualify for an H-1B visa.

Here are five basic requirements to apply for an H-1B visa:

5 Questions to Ask an Immigration Lawyer

For people from foreign countries who want to stay in the United States or become a citizen, what are five questions to ask an immigration lawyer before you hire one?

Although it's not required that you hire an immigration attorney when filing for citizenship or a green card, an experienced immigration lawyer can help clarify laws to make sure that all your paperwork is filled out and filed correctly. If you're facing an immigration-related legal issue -- such as deportation -- you'll also want professional legal help by your side.

If you decide to hire an attorney, here are five questions you may want to ask an immigration lawyer to see if he or she is the right fit for you:

Can you leave the house without your ID? It seems like a silly question to most, but with some shifts in state immigration laws, it has become a serious question.

In a perfect world, you wouldn't need to carry your ID on you at all times. But here's what you might expect in the real world:

President Obama's uncle won his battle for a green card on Tuesday, after a federal immigration judge ruled that 69-year-old Onyango Obama could remain in the United States permanently.

Judge Leonard Shapiro made his decision based on proof of Onyango's good moral character and a federal law granting green cards to immigrants who entered the country before 1972, reports Reuters. The decision was made in spite of Onyango's history of dodging immigration authorities, as well as his criminal record.

With so many undocumented Americans attempting the same thing, how did Obama's uncle get a green card?

Immigrant Driver Licenses Get Green Light in Calif.

A new California "immigrant driver's license" bill will allow unauthorized immigrants to obtain a special driver's license by January 1, 2015. The license would be for driving only, and would not be valid for voter registration, the collection of public benefits, or even for use as an ID to board a plane.

It's a major victory for California's immigrants' rights movement. Over the last decade, similar bills failed to pass time and time again.

But as the bill awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, there are both proponents and opponents of stronger undocumented immigrant rights who aren't thrilled about the bill.

Former U.S. intelligence contractor and current fugitive Edward Snowden says he's seeking temporary asylum in Russia until he can arrange "safe passage" to a permanent new home in South or Central America.

Snowden has been offered asylum by Venezuela, Bolivia, and Nicaragua, reports Reuters. But it's not clear how he'll make it to one of those destinations.

If people like Edward Snowden can seek asylum from the United States, how can immigrants from foreign nations apply for asylum or refugee status in America?

1st Green Card for Gay Spouse Approved

A Bulgarian immigrant in Florida has become the first gay spouse to be approved for a green card. It's an immigration milestone that comes after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law that limited marriage rights to opposite-sex couples.

The notice of approval of a permanent resident visa, known as a green card, was issued by e-mail late Friday to Traian Popov, 41, who lives with his American spouse, Julian Marsh, 55, in Fort Lauderdale, reports The New York Times.

Immigration Bill Passes Senate: 5 Things to Know

A bipartisan immigration bill has passed the U.S. Senate. Yes, you heard right.

The Senate voted to pass an expansive overhaul of federal immigration laws Thursday, sending its landmark bill to the House of Representatives. The uncharacteristic showing of bipartisan support gives the country a fighting chance to reform the immigration system for the first time in a generation, reports Time.

As the bill moves forward, here are five key points to keep in mind:

Deceased Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev had his U.S. citizenship application delayed because of a prior FBI interview.

The interview was conducted in 2011 at the request of the Russian government, based on suspicion that Tsarnaev may have had links to terrorist groups, The New York Times reports.

Although Tamerlan's interview succeeded in delaying his citizenship application, that's not the only way such an application can be delayed or denied. Here are five common reasons why even law-abiding immigrants can be denied citizenship: