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Asylum Seekers Lose Work Authorizations and Ability to Support Themselves

On August 25, 2020, a new rule concerning asylum seekers will be put into effect which would block work permits for almost all asylum applicants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border. No one who has crossed any other ports of entry into another Read More

26-Jun-2020

Proposed Amendments to Asylum Law

The Immigration Law world has been shaken up as of late by a proposed memo released with plans to limit who can apply and be approved for asylum. These limitations are so drastic that this proposal is facing criticism from Amnesty International, Read More

19-Jun-2020

DACA Victory

Hope for DreamersToday we celebrate a BIG WIN on the immigration front! Since 2017 Trump’s administration has been attempting to terminate the DACA program. The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of DACA and this completely restores the program in Read More

19-Jun-2020

Waiving Misrepresentation and Fraud

The § 237(a)(1)(H) waiver is a humanitarian waiver for certain individuals who have been placed in deportation proceedings and charged with fraud or misrepresentation. Its function is essentially a form of relief from removal and or deportation. Read More

16-Jun-2020

Effective Overstaying On Legal Permanent Residents

Covid-19 has affected all of us in ways that we never saw coming. Many immigrants who have abided by the laws of the country, and kept up with all processes the government has required of them, are stuck in foreign countries due to travel bans. Read More

06-Jun-2020

Foreign Fiancé and Visa Requirements

So you’re in love and distance is the only obstacle to fulfil your goals of marriage, now what? The United States government has a visa for that! In the case that you are a United States Citizen and you are engaged to be married with an Read More

01-Jun-2020

April 22, 2020 Executive Order Temporarily Suspending Some Immigration

The proclamation becomes effective on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM (ET), expires in 60 days and may be continued as necessary. Within 50 days from the effective date, DHS and the Department of Labor shall recommend whether the President Read More

23-Apr-2020

The Effect of The Supreme Court Decision in Pereira vs. Sessions on Non-Citizens

Non-permanent residents now have a new way to challenge their removal proceedings. It has been made possible by a recent legal decision by which many are encouraged since it has the potential to assist many non-citizens in the United States.In an Read More

02-Aug-2018

Recent Immigration Changes by The Trump Administration

Currently, there are key changes occurring in immigration law.  On February 17, 2017, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, “DHS”, John Kelly, signed two memos into effect. They implement the two Executive Orders President Read More

14-Mar-2017

Legal Status through the Military

Non-citizens have served in the United States military for decades. Today, about 5,000 green card holders enlist in the military each year, and the law recognizes the sacrifice that these individuals make. For this reason, the Secretary of Defense Read More

01-Jun-2016

Recent Immigration Raids by ICE

As you may have heard in the news, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (also known as “ICE”) has recently been engaging in immigration raids all over the country. In a recent statement, Jeh C. Johnson, the United States Secretary of Homeland Read More

22-Jan-2016

Visa Waiver Program

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP), and immigration generally, has been a hotly-debated topic for the upcoming Presidential election and has worsened in light of the Paris and San Bernardino attacks.  The VWP allows certain eligible citizens or Read More

27-Dec-2015

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