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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 […]

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 […]

USCIS Announces Renewal Process for DACA

The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, announced today the process for individuals to renew enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have learned. By filing the new version of Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, eligible applicants will be able to renew their […]

Obama Delays Immigration Efforts to Give GOP One Last Attempt for Reform

President Obama is holding off on a plan to ditch Congress and enact changes to United States deportation laws through the White House in hope of an immigration reform plan from the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives. According to our U.S. immigration attorney in Los Angeles, the White House has decided to wait until after […]

Reminder of Revised Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Los Angeles based U.S. Immigration law firm, JCS Immigration and Visa has successfully helped hundreds of clients obtain Deferred Action status through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) application. As a reminder, we are encouraging individuals interested in Deferred Action to note that the only form accepted is the revised Form I-821D edition dated […]

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Advance Parole For Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients

A very welcomed benefit of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  is that a recipient may seek permission – through a process known as “advance parole” – to travel abroad temporarily for humanitarian, education, or employment purposes. This practice advisory provides guidance on advance parole eligibility for DACA recipients; outlines how a DACA recipient may […]

Question: Can I travel outside of the United States and return after obtaining Deferred Action?

Answer: Current policy for Deferred Action does not allow for traveling outside of the United States (Advance Parole). Traveling outside of the United States may result in triggering the 10-year bar because most clients who are approved for DACA have had unlawful presence issues (being in the U.S. unlawfully for more than one year).  DACA […]

Deferred Action Interviews at Local USCIS Field Offices

The AILA USCIS Field Operations Liaison committee has become aware that some DACA cases are being transferred to the local USCIS field offices for interviews. Some of these cases have been randomly selected for interviews for quality control purposes, while others are being scheduled for interviews because of eligibility issues. The USCIS Los Angeles District […]

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Outline of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act

Outline of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 Trigger to Initial Adjustment of Status Under the new proposed outline by the United States Senate, current undocumented immigrants who were physically present in the United States before December 31, 2011 are eligible to become a “Registered Provisional Immigrant”. However, no immigrant […]

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An Undocumented Immigrant from Mexico Looks Forward to Get a Family Based Green Card

A 39-year-old Mexican, Oscar Campos Estrada, who had entered the United States illegally, before 20 years, is now looking forward to remain permanently in America and to get a Green Card. He has been living in the United States as an undocumented immigrant for many years and will now be able to remain in the […]