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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 [...]

July 13, 2000 (DPH) – Audit at INS to Cause Further Delays2019-08-20T18:12:28+00:00

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 [...]

Deferred Action Roll-Out Brings Deportation Relief for Young Immigrants2019-08-20T18:55:15+00:00

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 [...]

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program2019-08-20T18:54:27+00:00

“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 [...]

“ORANGE CRUSH! – LEGALIZATION PROGRAM INTRODUCED IN WASHINGTON”2019-08-20T19:32:15+00:00

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 [...]

Changes may be coming to family based immigration laws2019-08-20T19:33:53+00:00

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 [...]

More than a million expected to apply for deferred action2019-08-20T19:41:07+00:00

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 [...]

Immigrant qualifies for deferred action with aid of Xbox2019-08-20T19:51:54+00:00

New grad’s application for deferral, federal work permit granted

When people are brought to the Los Angeles area as young children, living in the United States is often all they know. Forcing them to return to the country where they were born but are not familiar with may seem unfair. This is the basis of a new immigration policy that was enacted last summer. [...]

New grad’s application for deferral, federal work permit granted2019-08-20T19:52:28+00:00

Provisional Waiver Process Available March 2013

On January 2, 2013, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that the USCIS' long-awaited "provisional waiver program" for visa applicants facing the "unlawful presence" bar to readmission will be implemented as of March 4, 2013. The new rule represents a marked change from the current procedure, which requires such applicants to undergo a lengthy [...]

Provisional Waiver Process Available March 20132019-08-20T19:53:39+00:00

California bill would give unemployment benefits to DACA members

California's diversity has always been one of the state's greatest strengths; and as the immigration debate has intensified over the past decade, a variety of laws have been passed to try and maintain that diverse climate. Recently, laws have been passed to give people under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program a better chance of making [...]

California bill would give unemployment benefits to DACA members2019-08-20T19:54:16+00:00