Monthly Archives: January 2015

DACA Expansions in Effect on Feb. 18, 2015!

Our Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers are glad to announce that the expansions to President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will go into effect on February 18, 2015. The DACA program benefits individuals with no lawful U.S. immigration status who are seeking an initial or renewal of the Deferred Action grant. The DACA […]

Copias certificadas de actas de nacimiento mexicanas en consulados de México disponible ahora!

A partir del 15 de enero de 2015, los Consulados de México en Estados Unidos podrán emitir copias certificadas de actas de nacimiento generadas en territorio nacional. Para obtener sus copias certificadas, los mexicanos deberán presentarse en una oficina consular, portar una identificación oficial que acredite que es el titular del acta de nacimiento, proporcionar […]

Mexican Consulates in the U.S. Now Issue Mexican Birth Certificates

As of January 15, 2015, Consulates of Mexico in the U.S. will issue certified copies of birth certificates registered in Mexico. In order for an individual to obtain a certified copy of his or her birth certificate from the Mexican Consulate, the Mexican citizen will need to do the following: Visit the nearest Mexican Consulate/Embassy; […]

Reminder for Deferred Action (DACA) Renewal Requests

Our Immigration Lawyers in Los Angeles want to remind current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries seeking to renew their DACA grants to do so in a timely manner. Currently, USCIS strongly encourages you to submit your renewal request between 150 and 120 days before the expiration date of your current DACA grant. The […]

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plays an active role in the protection of victims of human trafficking, who often times are vulnerable people tricked into modern-day slavery and forced against their own will. Traffickers will often use their victim’s immigration status, or lack-there-of, to threaten victims into submission. Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys […]

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) For El Salvador Extended

Our immigration lawyers in Los Angeles are pleased to see that the Department of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) period for eligible nationals of El Salvador for an additional 18 months. The extension goes into effect on March 10, 2015 through September 9, 2016. What is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)? Temporary […]

TPS Redesignation and 18-Month Extension for Syria

We are pleased to announce that the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and the agency has extended the existing TPS designation for the country from April 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. This designation allows for eligible nationals of Syria to register or re-register for TPS […]