Sunday February 22, 2015- DHS Secretary Johnson appeared on the TV show Meet the Press. When asked about the possibility of DHS funding coming to a halt soon, he explained that the DHS funding is of utmost important esp. during a time when the national security is at such high threat. He explained 30 thousand[…]
On September 7, 2012, Seattle Metropolitan Chambers of Commerce arranged an immigration meeting with USCIS Director Mr. Alejandro Mayorkas. The meeting title “the future of high-skilled immigration’ was attended by local business leaders, lawyers and others interested in immigration issues for employment-based immigration. In his keynote speech, the Director discussed some of the issues on[…]
Today, the Director of USCIS, Mr. Alejandro Mayorkas announced further details and the process for applying for deferred action by individuals who arrived in the US in their childhood . The forms are still being created and reviewed. They will be available on the USCIS website on August 15 2012 and the fee will be[…]
The Department of Homeland Security invited stakeholders to a teleconference today where the process for deferred action for DREAMers will be announced. Watson Immigration Law will be participating in the conference all and will update our readers as soon as possible. Stay tuned!
The government had indicated that procedures for applying for deferred action for undocumented people eligible under the DREAM Act would be announced on August 1st in view of implementation on August 15th. No updates have been announced yet but it is hoped the announcement will be soon. Stay tuned.
The USCIS issued a memo with information on requirements for requesting deferred action for DREAMers. While the guidance is effective immediately, the application is not yet available and likely will take 60 days. Gather your proof that you have been here for 5 years, and that you were here yesterday. Save receipts, and take a picture[…]
This morning, the Obama Administration has indicated that there will be a change in policy and eligible Dream Act candidates will be offered deferred action and a work permit. There will be a formal announcement from the White House later today. Below is text from AILA. Stay tuned for more details as we get them:[…]