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was dealt a severe blow earlier last summer when the Supreme Court ruled that the DACA program had not been properly rescinded, and ordered USCIS to continue accepting new and renewal DACA applications.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[…]
The Dept. of Homeland Security updated their website yesterday announcing that USCIS will start accepting initial DACA applications pursuant to the recent court order. The notice is copied below and here is a link. It is important to notice that the govt. has indicated below that the administration may take steps to overturn the court[…]
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[…]
Given the news of DACA coming to an end, our show tomorrow will be dedicated to DACA news. Feel free to call in with your questions.
Dear Readers, June and July have been busy months of speaking engagements as well as meeting various deadlines mainly H1b RFEs. (You know what I am talking about if you are dealing with them too!). Follow us on Twitter to get real time updates, if you are not already since blogging updates has been a[…]
There is rejoicing around the country this week fresh on the heels of President Obama’s announcement of executive action on immigration. The announcement comes after years of advocacy from all walks of life- from individuals to advocacy organizations. Immigration executive action is the biggest thing to have happened in decades and the nation (mostly) is[…]
The USCIS released data on September 14, 2012. So far, 82361 petitions have been released. Of those, 63,717 have been scheduled for biometrics. 1660 petitions are now ready for review. And finally, 29 petitions have been approved already. From filing date of August 15, that is about 4 weeks before first approval earlier this week.[…]