Immigration Lawyer Richard Herman to Speak at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio

Becoming a U.S. Citizen: Ethics and Justice in the Immigration System Monday, November 28th: 6:00 to 7:30pm - Moot Court Room (GUND A59) Global Ethical Leaders Society at Case Western Reserve University is pleased to welcome a panel of local community experts to our campus to explore ethics and justice in [...]

DHS Issues Regulation to Preserve and Fortify DACA

On august 24, 2022, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced that the Department has issued a final rule that will preserve and fortify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy for certain eligible noncitizens who arrived in the United States as children, deferring their removal and allowing them an opportunity to access [...]

2022-10-28T05:22:32-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

Celebrating The Senate’s Passage of Legislation Without Immigration

The Democrat-led Senate unanimously passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a flagship bill containing a streamlined version of President Biden's "Build Back Better "reform agenda.  Provisions in the bill, which is expected to be introduced in the House of Representatives this week, aim to reduce the deficit, lower prices for prescription drugs and address the climate [...]

2022-10-28T06:11:35-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

September Visa Bulletin 2022

This notice provides an overview of the number of immigrant numbers available in September in terms of: "dates of final measures "and" dates of application," indicating the dates when applicants for immigrant visas should be advised to collect and submit the necessary documents to the National Visa Center. Procedures for Setting Dates Consular officers must [...]

2022-10-27T07:03:38-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

Pandemic Signature Policy Has Now Become Permanent

The pandemic triggered on a global scale by Covid-19 has opened up troubling questions: about the evolution in itself of the viral contagion, unknown. To its origins and for which there is still a lack of an effective remedy, but also on the effects-political, economic, social-that we will have to face even after the health [...]

2022-10-27T07:14:38-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

Finding Assistance in Becoming a Citizen 

In most countries, it is not very difficult to become a citizen. If a person is born to a father and/or mother who is a citizen of the country, they are considered a citizen. However, because people are living, breathing, mobile beings, it is often the case that due to work, persecution, political crises, natural [...]

2022-10-27T09:35:00-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

DOJ Helps Immigration Judges with Virtual Hearings

The DOJ has issued a memo on Internet hearings and sets forth guidelines to be applied to such hearings in immigration courts in the future. EOIR anticipates that hearings using Webex or other similar platforms will remain important to EOIR operations in the future. The memo is effective immediately. Hearings before immigration judges may be [...]

2022-10-27T09:42:17-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

Information on Form I-589 Intake and Processing Delays

July 28, 2022 USCIS is currently experiencing delays in issuing receipts for Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal. Due to these delays, you may not receive a receipt notice in a timely manner after you properly file your Form I-589. Form I-589 is a form that non-U.S. citizens who find themselves [...]

2022-10-27T09:47:24-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

Delays On Work Permit Applications Affect Asylum Seeker

The Trump administration before his departure had issued rules that made it more difficult for asylum seekers to obtain employment authorization or work permits. These rules required asylum seekers to wait 365 days after applying for asylum before they could apply for a work permit, whereas asylum seekers had to wait until then, only 180 [...]

2022-10-28T07:08:36-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|

AILA Wants Passage of the Afghan Act

The fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban in August 2021 has caused tens of thousands of Afghans to flee, often in desperation. Many others seeking exile are still looking for a safe passage out of the country. Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association is an association of lawyers and law professors who practice [...]

2022-10-28T07:54:53-05:00Categories: Immigration News, Others|
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