Dec 9, 2020
A federal judge in New York has ordered the Trump Administration to begin accepting new DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) applications beginning immediately. As a result of the ruling, the Department of Homeland Security has posted policy guidelines acknowledging that they intend to accept new applications for qualified applicants and extend one-year work authorization cards to two years for existing recipients. Learn more in this blog.
Nov 18, 2020
The incoming Biden Administration has set forth an ambitious plan to reform the nation’s immigration system. His proposals, if successfully enacted, will dramatically expand programs to benefit immigrants, increase nonimmigrant visas, strengthen asylum protections, boost operational efficiency, and hopefully ease backlogs that have stymied the U.S. immigration system for years. Learn more in this blog.
Jun 18, 2020
On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was deemed invalid because the Trump administration made the change without compliance with proper procedural compliance. Learn more in this blog.
Jan 24, 2019
By failing to take action this week on a Trump Administration appeal, the U.S. Supreme Court leaves DACA protections in place for at least the remainder of the year. Learn more in this blog.
Apr 25, 2018
On Tuesday, the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia struck down the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred...
Nov 1, 2017
A bipartisan bill proposing major reforms to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) is gaining traction in Congress. If signed into law, H.R. 392, or “The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2017,” would
Oct 10, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security’s announcement on September 5, 2017, officially ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, has created new momentum in Congress for legislation that would protect young undocumented immigrants, or “Dreamers."...
Sep 8, 2017
In June 2012, President Obama introduced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in order protect children who had been brought t...
Sep 6, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program today, with “w...
Sep 1, 2017
A senior administration official told Fox News yesterday that President Trump is expected to announce the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood ...