Category: Immigration Law
An update on Temporary Protected Status/Una actualización de Temporary Protected Status/para español, haga clic en “Read More” y desplácese hacia abajo
Temporary Protected Status protects about 400,000 immigrants from less than a dozen countries who reside in the US. TPS, as this program is known, allows these individuals to stay in the United States due to dangerous conditions in their homelands. These conditions can range from political strife to violence to natural disasters.
September 11 and shifts in attitudes on immigration/ 11 de septiembre y cambios en las actitudes sobre la inmigración/para español haga clic en “Read More” y desplácese hacia abajo.
A significant portion of Americans now favor a crackdown on immigration. Some of these nativist attitudes are long-term. Some come from economic difficulties; others are based upon prejudicial attitudes.
The Trump administration ended the DACA program on September 5th. Many in the immigrant community are concerned and frightened. Let’s look at what happened and several steps you can take to alleviate your concerns and calm your fears.
September 5 an important day for dreamers/ 5 de septiembre un día importante para los soñadores / Para el español, haga clic en “Read More” y desplácese hacia abajo
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA is an executive order issued during the Obama administration. It directs immigration officials to hold off any potential deportation proceedings against certain individuals who unlawfully entered or remained in the United States as children. To qualify for consideration under DACA, a person must have entered before age 16, [..]
How to Obtain Parole-In-Place for Family Members of US Military Service Members and Veterans/ Cómo obtener libertad condicional para los miembros de la familia de miembros del servicio militar de los Estados Unidos y veteranos/Para español, haga clic en “Read More” y desplácese hacia abajo.
Spouses, parents and unmarried minor children of current or past U.S. military service members may obtain legal permanent residence, even if these individuals had unlawfully entered the United States. Parole in Place allows these family members to secure legal status in the U.S. Without such status, spouses, parents and children of servicemen and women could [..]
Why is my immigration case taking so long?/¿Por qué mi caso de inmigración tarda tanto? Para el español, haga clic en “Read More” y desplácese hacia abajo.
You have retained an attorney or are employing a non-for-profit agency to assist you in an immigration matter. Perhaps you are applying for deferred action for childhood arrivals, a UVISA, or asylum in the United States. You met with the person or persons assisting you and yet it seems like a long time has passed. [..]
Immigrants who have served in the military may be deported/ Los inmigrantes que han servido en el ejército pueden ser deportados. Para el español, haga clic en “Read More” y desplácese hacia abajo.
The Defense Department may terminate a program that has allowed immigrants without status to serve in the military and in return have the opportunity to obtain US citizenship. The Military Accessions Vital to National Interest or MAVNI program allowed non-citizens with useful linguistic or medical skills to join the US military.
Trump administration postpones rule allowing immigrant entrepreneurs entry into the US to start companies./ La administración del Trump posterga la regla que permite a los empresarios inmigrantes entrar en los US para comenzar las compañías./ Para español, por favor haga clic en el botón “Read More” y desplácese hacia abajo.
In January, the Obama administration enacted an executive order, known as the International Entrepreneur Rule, which was to go into effect this month. The rule would have permitted an entrepreneur to enter the United States if they could prove that they had secured $250,000 In funding from American investors or $100,000 in grants, with which [..]