Topic: Policy Updates

 

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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USCIS Fee Changes October 2020

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new fee rule for United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that goes into effect on October 2, 2020. This new rule changes the cost of several immigration processes. Among these changes, many applications will cost more money and fee waivers will…

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DACA News | June 2020

On June 18, 2020 the Supreme Court issued a decision which, at least for the moment, saves the existing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. But it is important that people understand what this decision does and does not say.https://youtu.be/dk_k8EY4giQ DACA Can Still End First, the decision does not…

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