Tag Archives: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

DACA Recipients Who Received 3-Year Work Permits

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have just been informed by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that they have accounted for over 99 percent of the approximately 2,600  invalid work permits that were required to be returned to the Government. It is reported that only 22 of the recipients failed to return their work […]

Important Information for DACA Recipients Who Received Three-Year Work Authorization

USCIS recently announced that recipients of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program who received a Employment Authorization Document (EAD) card valid for three-years may need to return their EADs. On November 20, 2014, when President Obama announced expansions to the DACA program, it included extending the two-year validity period of the Deferred […]

DAPA National Day of Protest

Tuesday, May 19th, the day that President Obama’s eagerly anticipated federal immigration action DAPA was to go into effect. DAPA or Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, is a program to allow certain eligible undocumented individuals a deprive from deportation and the ability to temporary live and work in the United […]

Jeb Bush Sides with Obama’s Immigration Actions

Set to air on Monday on Fox News, an interview with Jeb Bush in which he suggests that he would wait until there are new laws passed by Congress before overturning any of President Obama’s executive immigration orders, if he were elected President. Our immigration lawyers in Los Angeles offer a free consultation and have […]

White House to Ask Judge to Lift Block on Immigration Actions

WASHINGTON – On Friday the Obama Administration said it plans to ask a judge to allow for the continuance of President Obama’s plans to offer protection from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants. The Department of Justice plans to file a motion by Monday, requesting that the federal judge in Texas remove his order that […]

Federal Court Has Issued a Preliminary Injunction Preventing USCIS from Accepting DACA Expansion Requests

Earlier this morning, announcements of Judge Hanen’s temporary order to halt President Obama’s immigration actions shocked our Los Angeles immigration lawyers. As a result of the Federal Judge’s temporary order, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will not be accepting DACA requests under the new expansions that were supposed to go into effect tomorrow. Jeh […]

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 […]

Are You Eligible for DAPA? If So, Are You Eligible To Travel Outside the U.S.?

In the coming months, USCIS will announce the official application process for Deferred Action for Parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. It is important to keep in mind that every individual who applies will have his or her case reviewed on a case-by-case basis and that not two cases are the same. For […]

Expanding Deferred Action to Parents of U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

USCIS has been directed to establish a process, similar to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, for exercising prosecutorial discretion through use of deferred action on a case-by-case basis to those applicants who: have, on the date of this announcement, a son of daughter who is a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident […]

New Expansions to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program provides that those individuals who were under the age of 31 on June 15, 2012 and who entered the United States before June 15, 2007 (5 years prior) as children under the age of 16 and who meet specific education and public safety requirements are eligible for […]