February 3

Las Acciones Ejecutivas de Trump: Lo Que Deben Saber

Las Acciones Ejecutivas de Trump: Lo Que Deben Saber El miércoles, el 25 de enero de 2017 y el viernes, el 27 de enero de 2017, el Presidente Trump dio tres Acciones Ejecutivas, cambiando las reglas inmigratorias de los EEUU en una manera drástica. Por favor, Ud. continúe leer para información de nuestra abogada inmigratoria,.

January 28

Trump’s Executive Orders: What You Need to Know

Trump’s Executive Orders: What You Need to Know On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 and Friday, January 27, 2017, President Trump issued three Executive Orders, drastically changing U.S. immigration policies. Please continue reading for information from our Immigration Attorney, Emily Amara Gordon, on what you need to know during these troubling times: There is a lot.

June 7

STEM Designated Degree Program List as of 5/10/2016

Have you exhausted your work authorization (EAD) under Optional Practical Training? Want to know if your degree qualifies you for a 24-month science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) extension? Cross-reference your degree with the most-recent STEM Program List, effective May 10, 2016, here: STEM Designated Degree Program List May 2016 A science, technology, engineering, or.

February 24

DHS Extends Eligibility for Employment Authorization to H-4s

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will accept work authorization applications for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status. DHS will begin accepting eligible H-4 dependent spouse applications on May 26, 2015. To learn more about.

February 24

Federal Judge Stops Executive Action Programs: DACA and DAPA

Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the Federal District Court in Brownsville, Texas found that President Obama’s expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and new Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program would put a major burden on state budgets. His ruling suspended the program, but the Department of Justice has filed an appeal to.

November 28

What is Executive Action?

What is Executive Action?  What you need to know.  President Obama’s new Executive Action plan will provide U.S. immigration options for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants.  This new program is called “Immigration Accountability.”  The three elements of the program are: Cracking Down on Illegal Immigration at the Border. Deporting Felons, Not Families. Accountability – Criminal.

November 24

President Obama Announces Executive Action

PRESIDENT OBAMA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE ACTION: Expanding DACA: Removing the age cap, extending DACA renewal and work authorization to three-years, and adjusting the date-of-entry requirement. Expanding Deferred Action to those who have a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident son or daughter, have continuously resided in the United States before January 1, 2010, are physically present.

April 12

A Must-Read before Applying for any Immigration Benefit

A sad, but true story about the consequences of not realizing how applying for an immigration benefit could make your life worse, not better. This article illustrates the reasons why I always tell non-citizens to consult an immigration attorney before applying for any immigration benefit, especially United States Citizenship. A few hours consulting with an.