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Mar 15, 2020

Six Immigration Courts to Close in Response to COVID-19

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) announced late Friday that Immigration Courts are postponing non-detained Master Calendar Hearings beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 through April 10, 2020 for hearings in Newark, New York City, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco and Boston. The Seattle Immigration Court was previously closed indefinitely in response to the outbreak. Unfortunately, at the risk of further spreading COVID-19, EOIR maintains that all other Immigration Court locations remain operational—this includes the Philadelphia Immigration Court. Learn more in this blog.

Apr 25, 2018

Federal Court Opens the Door for Full Reinstatement of DACA

On Tuesday, the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia struck down the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred...

Sep 6, 2017

DACA RESCINDED WITH WIND-DOWN PROVISIONS

Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program today, with “w...

Jul 21, 2017

Attention Employers: USCIS Released New Form I-9, Use Mandatory as of Sept. 18, 2017

This week, USCIS issued a new Form I-9 (edition date: 7/17/2017) that all employers must begin using for new-hire verifications starting on or afte...

Jul 11, 2017

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SETTLES IMMIGRATION-RELATED DISCRIMINATION CLAIM AGAINST PANDA EXPRESS

The Department of Justice recently announced that it had reached a settlement agreement with Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. (Panda Express) over the ...