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[…]
The USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas announced the forms that have been created for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival applicants! Tomorrow indeed will be a memorable day for many many people. Here is a link to the forms. If you or anyone you know requires assistance, please call our office at 206-292-5237.
It will be a historical day tomorrow! USCIS will accept applications from undocumented young immigrants to apply for deferred action which will include a work permit (whether they entered illegally or became illegal after entering the US). Today, USCIS will be hosting a teleconference on how to make the application. We hope to learn about[…]
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.
“It is the right thing to do”- President Obama delivered a powerful speech explaining why he has taken the step today to allow undocumented students to receive temporary relief and work permits. He remained steadfast and committed to this issue and urged Congress to allow a permanent solution by passing the DREAM Act and Comprehensive[…]
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:[…]