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Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

DACA Content Update on USCIS Website

After the protracted court battles concerning DACA, the dust seems to have finally settled somewhat. The Trump administration was dealt a severe blow earlier last summer when the Supreme Court ruled that the DACA program had not been properly rescinded, and ordered USCIS to continue accepting new and renewal DACA applications. DHS/USCIS, in essence, initially[…]

Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

Breaking: DACA Suspension Invalidated by Judge on Saturday Nov. 14th

Breaking news: Today a federal judge in New York invalidated the suspension of new DACA applications.  This is such good news!  Never has an administration had the audacity to defy a Supreme Court order. Yet, the Trump administration went that far.  Below is a copy of the NBC article which you can find here: If[…]

Tahmina’s New Book Out! Legal Heroes in the Trump Era

We are thrilled to announce the release of Tahmina’s latest book “Legal Heroes in the Trump Era: Be Inspired. Expand Your Impact. Change the World”. The book can be purchased on Amazon and other outlets. It is on sale today for .99 cents only! Portions of the proceeds will be donated to three organizations- Lawyers[…]

Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

BREAKING: Supreme Court Upholds DACA, Blocks Trump Admin from Rescinding Program

Finally some good news. In a major victory for immigration advocates across the country, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday morning that the Trump administration cannot move forward with its plan to rescind the DACA program, dealing a huge blow to its anti-immigration agenda. In a 5-4 decision, the high court ruled that the DHS violated[…]

John Oliver explains the plight of immigration courts- worth watching!

After reading a post from a Facebook group on John Oliver’s latest episode on HBO about Sinclare Broadcasting issues, I wanted to watch the episode. So, I logged into our HBO account and started to watch it. The Sinclare Broadcasting piece definitely raises serious concerns. But in addition, to my surprise, John Oliver started to[…]

USCIS Guidance on DACA Renewal Requests Affected by Mail Service Issues

Copied from USCIS: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received reports that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has identified USPS mail service delays that affected a number of DACA renewal requests. Because the DACA policy has been rescinded and individuals can no longer request deferred action under DACA, and in light of the mail service[…]

USCIS Announcement on Ending DACA

Copied from USCIS website: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 2017 Announcement On Sept. 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) initiated the orderly phase out of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DHS will provide a limited, six-month window during which it will consider certain requests for DACA and applications[…]

Breaking: AG Session rescinds DACA. Our Remarks.

A few moments ago, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in a prepared speech that the 2012 President Obama program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) is rescinded with a 6 month delay.  Watson Immigration Law is appalled at this cruel action taken against young adults who know nowhere but America as their home.[…]