Tag Archives: removal

USCIS Statement on Matter of Arrabally/Yerrabelly Cases

The following is an excerpt from a meeting between the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Matter of Arrabally/Yerrabelly discusses the circumstances of being paroled back into the United States after a brief visit abroad after receiving Advance Parole from USCIS. The Advance Parole grant authorizes an alien’s departure and […]

Delays in I-601A Processing: I-130 Petitions Mistakenly Sent to NRC Instead of NVC

At JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office we monitor trends in immigration as well as current processing times for all immigration benefits. the ICE and USCIS Field Operations Liaison Committee are seeking examples of Form I-130 petitions where Immigrant Visa processing was indicated on the I-130, Question#22 on Page 2 of the I-130, that were […]

US Visa, H1B, H1-B, Work Visa, Work Permit

Filing a Humanitarian Parole Request with ICE

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, a Los Angeles based US Immigration attorney’s office has obtained the correct address from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for filing a Humanitarian Advance Parole (Form I-131) document with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) if a client is currently in removal proceedings or previously has been removed […]

Deportation, Asylum, Withholding of Removal

Oshodi V. Holder, Nigerian Asylum Respondent in Removal Proceedings

Oshodi v. Holder, Filed August 27, 2013. The Los Angeles based US Immigration lawyers at JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office read this unique case in which a respondent in removal proceedings petitioning for asylum from his home country of Nigeria argues that the Immigration Judge (IJ) violated his right to due process by limiting […]

Deportation, Asylum, Withholding of Removal

Zhao V. Holder, Asylum Applicant due to China’s 1 Child Policy

Here at JCS IMMIGRATION Law Office in Los Angeles California, our immigration lawyer follows closely developments in the area of asylum law, as asylum case law changes rapidly and the USCIS Los Angeles asylum office reviews most of the asylum cases out of the entire country.  Our Los Angeles office has helped many applicants for […]

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 […]

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Custody Report Details

On an average work day, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) took 1,509 individuals into custody, as reported in the latest available ICE data from November and December 2012. During the weekends, the volume of detained aliens decreased to an average of 471 people a day placed into ICE custody. Nearly 8,500 individuals were picked up […]

What crimes can lead to my deportation in California? (8 U.S.C. 1227)

If you are a legal alien living in California, you may be at risk of being deported if you have committed a deportable offense. Only certain criminal convictions lead to deportation in the United States. According to 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2), you can be deported if you commit any of the following offenses: (1)    An aggravated […]

Grant of Advance Parole is not considered “Departure” Under 212(a)(9)(B)

Ortiz-Bouchet v. Attorney General (11th Circuit, April 23, 2013) Kelvin Ortiz-Bouchet and his wife, Edith Malpica-Zapata petitioned for a review of an order by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), stating that the Immigrant Judge’s (IJ) order or removal on the grounds that they were inadmissible at the time of their adjustment of status. First, the […]