Carol Stream Illinois Immigration attorneys can assist with pathways to U.S. Citizenship, including DACA.

Citizenship. The U.S. Constitution guarantees certain rights and freedoms to people who are born, or naturalized to be citizens in the United States.  In accordance with 8 USCS §1572, an immigration benefit package is “any application or…
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Can a person apply for DACA if they have a criminal record?

Atlanta, GA—If an individual has been convicted of a felony offense, a significant misdemeanor offense, or three or more other misdemeanor offenses that are unrelated, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) says they will not be…

Germantown Tennessee Immigration attorneys can assist with pathways to U.S. Citizenship, including DACA.

Citizenship. The U.S. Constitution guarantees certain rights and freedoms to people who are born, or naturalized to be citizens in the United States.  In accordance with 8 USCS §1572, an immigration benefit package is “any application or…
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USCIS Receives Influx of DACA Applications After the Program is Fully Restored by New York Judge

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received more than 2,500 applications from individuals seeking protection under the DACA program after Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn ordered the program to…

Duncanville Texas Immigration attorneys can assist with pathways to U.S. Citizenship, including DACA.

Citizenship. The U.S. Constitution guarantees certain rights and freedoms to people who are born, or naturalized to be citizens in the United States.  In accordance with 8 USCS §1572, an immigration benefit package is “any application or…

Culver City California Immigration attorneys can assist with pathways to U.S. Citizenship, including DACA.

Citizenship. The U.S. Constitution guarantees certain rights and freedoms to people who are born, or naturalized to be citizens in the United States.  In accordance with 8 USCS §1572, an immigration benefit package is “any application or…
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Biden is president. I want to apply for DACA. What do I do?

In the last week, I have received this inquiry by phone, email and internet contact form. People, citizens and non-citizens, are excited by the end of Trump-era anti-immigrant policies and optimistic about President Biden’s changes. As I’ve…
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Texas, Can DACA recipients travel outside of the U.S.?

Individuals who currently hold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status in Texas may be able to travel abroad if they can provide U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with a valid reason for wanting to leave the country.…
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U.S. Congressman Urges President Biden to Allow DACA Recipients to be able to Enroll in Affordable Care Act Marketplaces

Atlanta, GA—Joaquin Castro, the U.S. Congressman for the 20th District of Texas along with 93 other House members are urging President Biden to consider allowing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients the ability to obtain…
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What to do after receiving a denial notice from USCIS after applying for DACA?

Atlanta, GA—Although U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had initially stopped accepting new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) requests as well as requests for renewals, the agency was ordered in December 2020 to…
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Can a DACA recipient work while they are living in Texas?

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program not only protects undocumented immigrants from being deported, but it also allows them to work while they are present in the U.S. After an individual’s DACA application and work authorization…
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End to the Muslim Travel Ban

Jersey City, New Jersey – The Biden administration came out of the gates quickly with several executive actions and policy directives in the first few days after taking the oath of office. These policies include putting an end to the Muslim…
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The Attorney General Declared that Immigration Judges do not have Authority to Administratively Close Removal Proceedings.

Jersey City, New Jersey – Among the many headline-seeking anti-immigrant actions during the Trump administration was the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of Castro-Tum, in which the Attorney General declared that immigration judges…
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Texas, What school requirements must be met to qualify for DACA?

In order for an individual to qualify for Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), they must meet certain eligibility criteria including an education requirement. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services…
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Are new DACA applications being approved?

Atlanta, GA—After a United States District Court issued an order in November 2020 that required U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to begin accepting new DACA applications and requests for renewals, many were left wondering…
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The Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) Decided Matter of O-M-O

Jersey City, New Jersey – On January 8, 2021, the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) decided Matter of O-M-O by holding, “An immigration judge may find a document to be fraudulent without forensic analysis or other expert testimony…