Tag Archives: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

What to Do If You Receive the RFE (Request for Evidence)?

Supposedly about one in every ten immigration applications/petitions receive an RFE.  The first step to answering an RFE is to understand what USCIS is asking, was this information already provided, and if not – then why not, and who can provide … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Immigrant Youth

The Obama administration recently announced that it will offer relief from deportation for young immigrants who were brought to USA as minors, and meet specified precise requirements. Thus the announcement temporarily eliminates the possibility of deportation for youths who would qualify … Continue reading

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DHS’s New Enforcement Priorities

In the June 17, 2011 so called “Morton Memo” on Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion, and a subsequent question and answer guide (FAQ) regarding the Obama Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  August 18 announcement, DHS has made clear that its highest enforcement priorities … Continue reading

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My friend was picked up by the immigration officer, what is going to happen to her?

UPDATE: Many people appear to have misinterpreted the so called “Morton Memo” on Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion (and an August 18, 2011 announcement) to mean that there will be no more deportations (removal cases). This is not true! Both removal proceedings and removals will continue, however, ICE … Continue reading

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