Topic: Policy Updates

 

TPS announced for Afghanistan

On March 16, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Afghans in the United States of America for 18 months.  ONLY Afghans who are residing in the U.S. as of March 15, 2022 will be eligible for TPS.  To read the entire announcement…

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TPS Extended through December 31, 2022

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have announced that people who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal will have their TPS  automatically extended through December 31, 2022. Work permits are also automatically extended through December 31, 2022. You do not need…

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DACA News | July 16, 2021

On Friday, July 16th, 2021 a federal judge in the southern district of Texas issued a national injunction that made the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unlawful. Judge Hanen cited procedural errors in the making of DACA as the reason for the ruling. The judge stated 3 important…

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TPS and Venezuela: Who can apply?

On March 8th 2021, the United States Department of Homeland Security announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is now available to Venezuelans for 18 months. This will be effective March 9, 2021 through September 9, 2022.

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For Now, USCIS Fees Will Not Change

On September 29, 2020, a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against the proposed immigration fee increases. This means that for the time being, USCIS fees will remain the same. Fee waivers will also remain available. https://youtu.be/dk_k8EY4giQ Future USCIS Fees The changes in USCIS fees would have gone into effect…

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