Apr
8

Los últimos rumores de inmigración-la verdad v. Ficción

Los últimos meses han sido un tiempo ocupado en el mundo de la ley de inmigración.  Sabemos que mucha gente está luchando para filtrar la verdad de los rumores.  En un clima como este, puede ser difícil saber qué creer y cómo planificar para los próximos días.  Esto es lo que sabemos hoy, y posiblemente lo que nos espera bajo la administración actual.   

La (s) prohibición (es) de viajes

Las órdenes ejecutivas dirigidas a los refugiados y la emision de visas han causado comprensiblemente mucha confusión. La situación con esta orden está cambiando a medida que continúa el...

Sep
6

Jeff Sessions Anula DACA - Que sigue?

El 5 de septiembre de 2017, el fiscal general de los Estados Unidos, Jeff Sessions , anunció un "viento abajo" de la acción diferida para el programa de salidas de la infancia. Naturalmente, muchas personas se preguntan que significa esto, por eso hemos preparado un breve resumen de la información sobre la rescisión de DACA, basado en lo que se conoce actualmente.

El programa DACA está previsto que finalizará oficialmente el 5 de marzo de 2018. A partir del 6 de septiembre de 2017, los servicios de inmigración y ciudadanía (USCIS) no aceptará las solicitudes iniciales de DACA. Esto...

Sep
3

Could Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Affect Me?

The news has been rife with headlines about President Obama taking executive action on immigration reform.  If he does take action, whom would it affect and when would it occur?

Like many years before, the Congress talked extensively about immigration reform this year, but failed to take any action.  What is different now is that President Obama has stated he will takesome sort of action on his own.

So, what can the President do without the Congress’s approval, and who will it affect?

The President cannot unilaterally change who can become a legal permanent resident or a citizen.  He...

Nov
24

Immigration Policy Changes That Aim to Help Businesses and Workers

Last Thursday, President Obama announced a plan to help fix the immigration system through his executive authority that includes additional resources on the ground and elsewhere to secure the border, streamline the court process, and add more protections for crime victims. 

What do these announcements mean for U.S. business and foreign workers, however?  The announcement contained several measures designed to promote a more competitive destination for skilled workers, reduce major backlogs that force talent to leave, and modify outdated programs to better align with our modern...

Nov
29

Will Executive Action for Parents Ever Happen?

On November 10, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ordered to uphold an injunction against deferred action benefits for a broader group of students and parents of U.S. citizens. Over the last few days, I have spoken with countless people to clarify the confusion over the effect of the ruling, the future for the deferred action benefits, and the status of the first round of DACA benefits. So here is the breakdown:

First: The 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 

In the summer of 2012 President Obama announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals “DACA”, or...