Tag Archives: Immigration

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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Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration – as of 1/26/2017

Yesterday President Trump signed two executive orders that are intended to follow through on his campaign promises to build a wall along the Mexican border and deport millions of so called “illegal immigrants.” These orders address a wide range of … Continue reading

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Avoiding Immigration Scams

UPDATE: Lately immigrants all over the country are being targeted in phone scams. Scammers may call or email, pretending to be a government official. They say that there is a problem with an application or additional information is required to continue the … Continue reading

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Criminal Charges & Immigration Status Criminal charges can create massive complications for immigrants. Even lawful permanent residents (green card holders) may be subject to removal, may be arrested and detained, or may end up denied naturalization because of a past … Continue reading

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Expanded DACA & DAPA – Fifth Circuit Denies Emergency Stay as Underlying Case on Immigration Action Proceeds Further

Yesterday (5/26/2015), a federal appeals court decided that President Obama’s most recent executive action on immigration (expanded DACA & DAPA) is to remain on hold during a further legal fight over presidential decision to provide as many as 4 to 5 million … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform is not Amnesty

There are roughly 10 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, and under the current immigration law most of these people are unable to legitimize their status. As of the time this article is written (March 2013), there is no amnesty … Continue reading

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PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION & LOW PRIORITY DEPORTATION CASES

On August 18, the Obama Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the establishment of a high-level joint Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – Department of Justice (DOJ) working group. This new group is to make sure that DHS and … Continue reading

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