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Defferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Supreme Court on Verge of DACA/DAPA Decision In 2014, President Obama expanded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and created the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Resident(s) (DAPA) program. The DACA and DAPA programs would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain work authorization if they…

USCIS About to Raise Application Fees for Immigrants The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has proposed an increase of the fees for application processing by 21%. This will make it nearly impossible for families and immigrants to adjust their status, apply for citizenship, or bring a family member to the United States. As it…

After months of detention Stewart Detainee released on bond In late October 2015, a client of ours came into the office and informed us that her mother, father, and younger sister were detained in Texas. Her father, Mr. M, was separated from her mom and sister. In the middle of the night, ICE officers entered…

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The U-Visa: Undocumented Aliens and Victims of Crimes One of the biggest issues that face the immigrant community is fear of speaking out against crime. While this fear is understandable, it usually stems from the lack of knowledge about the laws that protect victims of crime. In October of 2000, Congress created what is now…

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Maryland Immigration Status: New Maryland Case on Admissibility at Trial This article was originally posted on marylandinjurylawyerblog.com here. The post talks about a case which, at first blush, looks completely like what the author of the post refers to as a “slam dunk”: After crossing the Bay Bridge, the driver of the plaintiffs’ vehicle stopped…

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1.  Never misrepresent facts to immigration agencies. The consequences are severe, and oftentimes lead to a life time bar from obtaining legal status in the United States. Although there is a limited waiver, it is discretionary, and rarely granted. 2. Making false claims on applications, or using fake documentation can also lead to a life…

Attorney Miguel Palmeiro talks about Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration.

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“First, we’ll build on our progress on the border with additional resources for our law enforcement personnel… Second, I’ll make it easier and faster for high skilled immigrants, graduates and entrepreneurs to stay and contribute to our country… Third, we’ll take steps to deal responsibly with the millions of undocumented immigrants that already live in…

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DACA Renewals – You are eligible for DACA if you: have not turned 31 (as of 06/15/2012); had not yet turned 16 when you were brought to the U.S. to live; you have continuously resided in the U.S. since 06/15/2007; you were physically present in the U.S. on 06/15/2012; either you are in school now,…

by Eric Suarez, October 17, 2014 We can help with I-601A waiver for immigrants that crossed the border to stay in the U.S.! Call 301-363-2191 now! The I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver, allows immediate relatives (i.e., spouse) of a U.S. citizen to apply for a waiver in the U.S. before leaving to their…