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An Overview of USCIS Filing Fees and Fee Waivers (Pt. 2)

Continuing from An Overview of USCIS Filing Fees and Fee Waivers (Pt. 1), here we will resume our discussion of the filing fees that the USCIS charges when people are petitioning to change their immigration status. While the first part of this blog was focused on outlining some of the specific filing fees the agency [...]

By |2018-04-23T15:41:34+00:00May 21st, 2014|Categories: Blogs, Deferred Action Program, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Comments Off on An Overview of USCIS Filing Fees and Fee Waivers (Pt. 2)

July 13, 2000 (DPH) – Audit at INS to Cause Further Delays

In the midst of the largest backlog of adjustment of status applications, the INS has announced that it will soon conduct an "audit," causing further delays. In the midst of perhaps the largest backlog of adjustment of status applications at all INS locations nationwide, the INS has announced that it will soon [...]

By |2018-04-13T18:34:13+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Comments Off on July 13, 2000 (DPH) – Audit at INS to Cause Further Delays

Deferred Action Roll-Out Brings Deportation Relief for Young Immigrants

News regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program brings relief for young immigrants concerned with deportation and removal. For immigrants in the United States who are concerned about deportation and removal, recent news regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is a welcome development. While Congress has never [...]

By |2018-04-05T20:51:35+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, U.S. Immigration Law|Comments Off on Deferred Action Roll-Out Brings Deportation Relief for Young Immigrants

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

For immigrants in the US concerned about deportation and removal, news regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is welcome. For immigrants in the United States who are concerned about deportation and removal, recent news regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is a welcome development. While Congress [...]

By |2018-04-05T16:09:09+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, U.S. Immigration Law|Comments Off on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

“ORANGE CRUSH! – LEGALIZATION PROGRAM INTRODUCED IN WASHINGTON”

Mr. Hagel’s bill offers a “tough but fair” solution to the country’s most pressing immigration issue and involves issuing "Orange Cards" to certain immigrants. Marking what could be the beginning of the end to partisan infighting in the US Congress over immigration reform, Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska) on April 26, 2007 introduced [...]

By |2018-04-17T17:37:37+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, Immigration News|Comments Off on “ORANGE CRUSH! – LEGALIZATION PROGRAM INTRODUCED IN WASHINGTON”

Changes may be coming to family based immigration laws

Citizens of the United States who are living in Los Angeles have the right to petition for their family members to receive green cards to come to live in the country. There are different categories and caps for the number of people given green cards according to the type of family relationship. Recently there has [...]

By |2018-04-05T15:41:42+00:00November 18th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Changes may be coming to family based immigration laws

Deferred action, new California programs help the undocumented

The White House released a new report last month that estimates nearly 11 million immigrants are living in the U.S. without papers. A large percentage of those are located right here in the Los Angeles area. Although it can be tough to be undocumented, new programs can help. One of the biggest programs is deferred [...]

By |2018-04-25T15:20:51+00:00September 21st, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Deferred action, new California programs help the undocumented

New study reveals statistics on deferred action applicants

It seems unfair that someone who was brought to Los Angeles or the rest of the country illegally as a young child should be punished for something that was out of his or her control. Many argue that because these children were more or less raised in the U.S. and attended school here, this country [...]

By |2018-04-04T17:16:59+00:00September 13th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New study reveals statistics on deferred action applicants

More than a million expected to apply for deferred action

As of Wednesday, Aug. 15 2012, federal applications for a new temporary legal status brought about by the Obama administration will become available. More than a million young people under 30 who arrived in the United States before age 16 are expected to apply. The criteria, however, is very strict, and in some ways very [...]

By |2018-04-26T17:37:21+00:00August 15th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on More than a million expected to apply for deferred action

Immigrant qualifies for deferred action with aid of Xbox

One of the big reasons immigrants come to this country is to give their children better opportunities than they had growing up. Parents want their children to enjoy the freedoms and education that they may have never had. But for many people who immigrate to the Los Angeles area as children, they may feel stuck [...]

By |2018-04-13T18:07:51+00:00April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Immigrant qualifies for deferred action with aid of Xbox