Tag Archives: Immigration News

Obama’s Program to Shield 5 Million from Deportation Headed Back to Court

The immigration debate continues. State and Federal lawyers on opposite sides of the immigration divide will square off on Friday in Federal Appeals court over the validity of President Obama’s executive action, announced in November 2014, seeking to protect up to 5 million people against deportation from the United States. The Federal courthouse, located in […]

How do I get answers that I need for my questions about US immigration and visa?

JCS Immigration & Visa Law Office offers free consultation for general mmigration and visa law questions, and we love to help immigrants who call our office to ask questions about their options to navigate through the often complicated legal field that is immigration and visa law. Here are a  few tips from our immigration attorney, […]

EB-5 Visa Priority Date. What Does this Mean for China?

USCIS has announced, that effective May 1, 2015, EB-5 visa applicants who were born in mainland-China face new restrictions due to visa issuing limits. Those who currently have a priority date of May 1, 2013 or before, can file to adjust his or her status to Lawful Permanent Resident, if lawfully in the U.S., or […]

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 […]

House Passes Bill to Block Immigration Action

Our U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles follow the latest in immigration news to keep our clients and community in the know of important new updates. The latest news about President Obama’s new executive action on immigration is that the U.S. House of Representatives, lead by Republicans, has voted 219 to 197 on a bill […]

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 […]

President Obama to Use Executive Order to Grant Deferred Action Status to Undocumented

It has been reported from reliable White House source leak this week that President Obama will use executive order to waive or defer deportation of more than 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States.  The determination of who gets relief will depend on two large criteria: (1) whether the undocumented immigrant satisfies […]

Study Shows Immigrants Are Helping Save Medicare and Social Security

A newly released report from the Partnership for the New American Economy as well as an analysis from MSNBC of Social Security data offer new evidence to support that immigrants, whether documented or undocumented, are significant contributors to the economic well-being of major safety net programs in the United States. The studies go on to provide […]

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Update on Military Parole in Place (PIP) for Los Angeles

U.S. Immigration Attorneys office, JCS Immigration and Visa, has a staff of Los Angeles immigration lawyers dedicated to providing the latest in immigration news to our clients. We have just been informed by Mary Mucha, director of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) on the processing procedure for Military Parole in Place (PIP) in […]

Judge Allows Access to Emails about Arizona Immigration Law SB 1070

JANUARY 5, 2014 – JCS Immigration and Visa, Los Angeles based Immigration attorneys have been informed that a Federal Judge in Arizona has given opponents of SB 1070, Arizona’s conservative 2010 anti-undocumented immigration law, access to emails and other communication correspondence between the law’s supporters and lawmakers “to see whether there are racial overtones in […]