Extreme cruelty is a term often used within the context of Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) Self-petitions. VAWA is immigration benefit available for some [...]
The government announced on Monday that it will process recently denied deferred action cases from seriously ill immigrants who are currently undergoing life saving [...]
Originally reported on July 10, 2018, USCIS issued a policy memorandum which stated that USCIS will issue Notice to Appear (NTA) to any foreign [...]
For some U.S. citizens, the wait after submitting an immigration applicant can be decades long, add another few years of holding permanent residence status [...]
Last month, in Pereira vs. Session, the Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 that the government has been sending invalid Notices to Appear (NTA) [...]
What is a Crime of Moral Turpitude? Can I Be Deported for a Crime of Moral Turpitude? Will a Crime of Moral Turpitude Impact My Green Card?
“Crimes of Moral Turpitude” (CMT) is one of the most important legal concepts for anyone who has had run-ins with law enforcement and who [...]
Who do the visa sanctions recently announced by the Department of State affect? Why can’t nationals of Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone be issued tourist visas?
The Department of State recently announced that it will stop issuing B tourist visas to nationals of the following countries: Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea, and [...]
What are my rights if Immigration Enforcement (ICE) comes to my home? What if ICE Comes to My Home to Deport Me?
In the last few weeks, Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) has introduced mandates that suggest a shift from focusing resources on certain individuals targeted for [...]
I’m an immigrant and I’ve been arrested, will I be deported under President Trump’s Executive Actions? What can I do to protect myself from deportation after an arrest?
In his first week of office, President Trump signed several Executive Actions, among them three that directly relate to immigration. One order, Enhancing Public [...]
What is a Green Card Option if you are Being Deported? What is Cancellation of Removal? A One Page Summary of Cancellation of Removal
What is Cancellation of Removal? (Deportation is the same thing as Removal) An Immigration remedy that stops your deportation that is available to immediate [...]
Asylum is a humanitarian immigration benefit intended to protect people from persecution if returned to their country of nationality. For more information on asylum [...]
How Will a Trump Presidency Impact Immigration Law? What Will Happen to My Visa now that Trump has been Elected? Will I be Deported now that Trump Won?
Last week I would never have thought that I would be writing an article on how a Trump Presidency could impact immigration but here [...]
We recently received a decision from an immigration judge granting our motion to reopen and terminate the deportation order for an undocumented Colombian petitioner. [...]
The FBI recently reported an overall increase of 1.7% in the number of violent crimes for the first 6 months of 2015 compared with [...]
Cancellation of Removal: A Remedy for Rehabilitated Green Card Holders with Deportable Criminal Convictions – PART II: Relief for LPRs
PART II: Relief for LPRs What is Cancellation of Removal? Cancellation of removal is an immigration remedy available to immediate relatives of U.S. Citizens [...]
As a legal permanent resident (green card holder), you are accorded various rights, including the ability to live permanently and work in the United [...]
Eligibility for 601A Provisional Waiver of Unlawful Presence – Some Examples of Possible Successful Strategies
601A Waiver – Some Examples of Possible Successful Case Strategies Many people find themselves in the position of having an approved I-130 application [...]
We recently had a Motion to Terminate a deportation proceeding granted in a complex removal proceeding. This was obtained despite the extensive backlogs in [...]