Immigration Updates | October 2023

Recently there have been many changes to the immigration process in the United States, especially for people trying to come to the U.S. to claim asylum. If you are trying to enter the United States at the southern border, there are a few ways to do so currently. https://youtu.be/sdZBReBK9wg 1.…

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DACA Updates | August 2023

On June 1st, 2023 U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen heard arguments regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, immigration program. Previously in 2021, Judge Hanen had declared DACA illegal.Now, the 2021 ruling has been appealed, allowing DACA renewal applications to continue for up to one year after expiration BUT…

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NEW U.S. Parole Process | Form I-134A

On January 6, 2023, the U.S. government announced a new advance parole process for people from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela who hope to come to the United States and apply for asylum. If you or someone you know is hoping to apply for this program, the first step is…

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NEW U.S. Parole Process | How to Enter the U.S.

On January 6, 2023, the U.S. government announced a new advance parole process for people from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela who hope to come to the United States and apply for asylum. However, as discussed in our previous blog posts, you must already be INSIDE the U.S. in order…

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NEW U.S. Parole Process | Preliminary Steps

On January 6, 2023, the U.S. government announced a new advance parole process for people from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela who hope to come to the United States and apply for asylum. If you or someone you know is hoping to apply for this program, here are some things…

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NEW U.S. Parole Process | Introduction

On January 6, 2023, the U.S. government announced a new advance parole process for people from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela who hope to come to the United States and apply for asylum. https://youtu.be/eNxSjtT2Ppg Asylum vs. Refugee Status NOT the same! Often, the concept of “asylum” gets confused with the…

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TPS for Ethiopia

On October 21, 2022, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Ethiopia. This designation lasts only for the next 18 months.In order to be eligible for TPS, individuals must have already been residing in the U.S. as of October 20, 2022. You will…

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Uniting for Ukraine | What You Need To Know

On April 21, 2022, the United States announced a new program called "Uniting for Ukraine" in order to welcome Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion. Here is what you need to know.https://youtu.be/rSK-yM35PcU What is "Uniting for Ukraine"? "Uniting for Ukraine" is a United States pathway program that allows Ukrainians displaced by Russia’s…

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