Tag Archives: Los Angeles Immigration Court

Update on Immigration Court’s System Outage

People familiar with the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and immigration court may have experienced a delay in deportation, removal or other delay due to a hardware failure in the beginning of April. The EOIR’s system was down for just over 1 month, unable to locate records, and delaying deportation and other proceedings. The […]

ICE Will Reopen Removal Proceedings for Same-Sex Marriage Cases

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), has just announced their plans to agree to joint motions to reopen where the respondent entered into a lawful, bona fide, same-sex marriage after being ordered removed and there is newly-available relief. If you have a removal order but are now eligible for relief based on your same-sex marriage […]

Reminder: USCIS Will Only Accept New Version of Form N-400 Beginning May 5

Our Los Angeles immigration lawyers would like to remind everyone that the newly revised Form N-400, Application for Naturalization (U.S. Citizenship) will go into effect on May 5, 2014. Once in effect, USCIS will not accept older versions of the form, even the most recent one dated 9/13/2013. USCIS will reject and send back these […]

Computer System Error Cripples Deportation Cases

A computer crisis is crippling the United States’ immigration courts, which has created an overwhelming backlog of deportation cases, our U.S. immigration lawyers in Los Angeles have learned. Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys first encountered an error with the Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)’s Immigration Court on April 12 when we […]

Filing Documents with Immigration Court During the Government Shutdown

At JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, our team of Los Angeles Immigration Attorneys have helped hundreds of clients with cases at immigration court in Los Angeles as well as around Southern California and the entire United States. During the recent Government Shutdown, however, non-detained cases have been suspended nationwide. The Executive Office for Immigration […]

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Conviction for Brandishing a Firearm Qualifies as Crime of Violence – Immigration Court

At JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office we have handled many cases and represented hundreds of immigrants in Los Angeles Immigration Court. We have provided safe and effective legal representation and helped keep many Southern California families together. The following is a publication from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Los […]

Form I-130 With Erroneous Decision from USCIS Los Angeles

On the I-130 Fact Sheet, USCIS indicated that an old priority date can be used only if USCIS agrees to reopen the petition (in most cases, based on CIS error). If a member becomes aware that an old I-130 was denied erroneously based on USCIS error, where should they go to request that the petition […]

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Work Permit for Respondent Who File I-485 in Immigration Court

This article is about the announcement from Immigration court to update respondents on the procedure to apply for a work permit after the submission of I-485. The lawsuit was brought up in January 2011 to challenge US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USICIS) adjudication of employment authorization applications. Plaintiffs are aliens who are in removal proceedings […]