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The Top 6 Things You Should Know about Stateside I-601A Waivers

Starting March 4, 2013, certain relatives of American citizens who are in the country illegally and need a waiver of unlawful presence before being eligible for a green card can get a decision on their case before leaving the United States. For those who can take advantage of the new rule, this means peace of […]

Secretary Napolitano Announces Final Rule to Support Family Unity During Waiver Process

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the posting of a final rule in the Federal Register that reduces the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents), who are in the process of obtaining visas to become lawful permanent residents of the United States under certain circumstances. […]

Improving Non-citizens’ Access to Legal Representation

Right to an Attorney? Recent Moves Should Make Legal Representation More Accessible for Non-citizens US citizens often consider access to an attorney a given and as a result, many citizens may not know that those going through the immigration process may not have that same right.  The Department of Homeland Security has received pressure by […]