In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot carry out its plan to shut down the DACA program. We will only learn in the days to come what this means as far as filing new DACA applications, and ancillary benefits, like advance parole. But for now, we at […]
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The Department of State has released the June 2019 visa bulletin. Visit it here. The family preference categories have all either stayed the same or moved forward slightly. For adjustment of status cases, visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website at www.uscis.gov/visabulletininfo to determine whether applicants should use the “Final Action Dates” chart or […]
Bad news of the day #2. Beginning November 19, 2018, USCIS may issue Notices to Appear for removal proceedings based on denials of applications by trafficking victims (T visa applicants), victims of certain crimes (U visa applicants), domestic violence victims (Violence Against Women Act self petitioners), special immigrant juveniles, and refugee/asylee relatives (I-730 applicants). Prior […]
Now the bad news of the day #1. The Trump administration announced new rules today that would, in effect, create a bar to asylum for certain individuals who cross the border at a place that is not a port of entry. Asylum is a humanitarian protection afforded to those who fear persecution in their home […]