Tag Archives: Deportation

Deadlines to Submit Previously Accepted Forms to USCIS

We have just been informed by USCIS of the approaching deadlines to submit previously accepted versions of forms that now have newer versions. Our U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles advise that Homeland Security frequently changes the format of their forms as well as implement new changes in the updated versions. It is very important […]

What is the Immigration Status of a Child Born Abroad to Two Permanent Residents?

Q:  My spouse and I are both U.S. Lawful Permanent resident Green Card holders who are currently residing abroad in Canada for the next year. My wife is pregnant and we are expecting the birth in Canada by the end of the year. How do we make sure our child can return to the U.S. with us? A:  The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Immigration Reform as Early as November 21, 2014?

There have been many recent discussions about U.S. President Barack Obama implementing some level of immigration reform as early as next week. Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have heard plans of President Obama overhauling United States immigration policy through executive action, including the suspension of deportations for millions of undocumented immigrants. The expected 10-part plan would […]

I Missed My Adjustment of Status Interview with Homeland Security! Will I be Arrested or Detained?

If you have an adjustment of status case and you missed your appointment, you need to contact USCIS very soon. We recommend that you have experienced legal counsel to ensure that you have the best possible representation and the best possible outcome. “No show” cases are held for two weeks.  During this time, you may […]