Tag Archives: immigration benefits

Deportation Defense, Detention, Family, Immigration Services, Immigration News

Permanent Residents Now Able to Avoid Deportation Due to Hardship for American Family Members

August 9, 2013 Washington, D.C.—Earlier this week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a unanimous decision that will allow more lawful permanent residents (LPRs) to avoid deportation if their removal would result in extreme hardship to family members in the United States. The American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center, which collaborated with the National […]

UAFA, Gay Rights, Human Rights, LGBT, Same-Sex, Marriage Act, Immigration Reform

Department of State Consular Services and the Supreme Court’s Ruling on DOMA

On June 26, 2013, Secretary of State, John Kerry released a memo stating “to fully implement the requirements and implications of the Court’s decision, we will work with the Department of Justice and other agencies to review all relevant statutes as well as the benefits administered by this agency”. After the Supreme Court’s ruling to […]

CBP Begins Implementation of Form I-94 Automation

On April 30, 2013, United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) started implementing the automated version of Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record at air and sea Port of Entry and by the end of the week anticipate the inclusion of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (North Carolina), Orland International Airport (Florida), McCarran International Airport (Nevada), Chicago O’Hare […]