Deferred Action for childhood arrivals shall provide the following: temporary relief from deportation for 3 years employment authorization for 3 years may be eligible for travel abroad with advance permission Individuals Who Qualify: Current DACA recipients seeking renewal and new…
Immigration, immigration, immigration…you’d think the human species, with over 7 billion souls, would be accustomed to folks moving around! It’s only been happening for hundreds of generations and helped shape our global society! Yet here we are and immigration is…
In June of 2012, USCIS announced the new law for deferring action for certain childhood arrivals and issuing them work permits for a period of two years. Learn more about DACA renewals here.
Immigration reform will continue to be debated in 2014 as it was last year. Here are three reasons why some of these bills could actually become law.
In spring of 2013, a group of senators drafted Senate Immigration Bill S.744. This important bill addresses all aspects of the immigration process from border and enforcement issues to legal immigration reforms. A Guide to S.744: Understanding the 2013 Senate Immigration Bill, Immigration Policy Center (July 10, 2013).
The Definition of the Institution of Marriage has officially been changed. In June of 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to strike down a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional which stated the definition of marriage is between a man and a woman for the purpose of receiving federal benefits.
Issues of inadmissibility can render a foreign national ineligible for a visa or a green card or even make him/her ineligible to become a Naturalized U.S. citizen.
For many, renewing or obtaining a new state driver’s license in the United States is a mundane task. Non-citizen and citizen applicants alike must gather the requisite documents to prove their identity, residency, and legal status and follow the guidelines at their local department of motor vehicles.
Over the past few weeks, news sources and political leaders have reacted to political asylum statistics released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). There has been some misunderstanding as to the number of “defensive” asylum claims, those that are made at the ports of entry into the United States, versus those applying for asylum who are already living in the country without authorization.