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. 1.…

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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. Asylum vs. Refugee Status NOT the same! Often, the concept of “asylum” gets confused with the…

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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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Deportation Process

The events outlined in this blog post represent the typical timeline for the detention and deportation process. Some, or all of these scenarios could apply to you if you are (1) picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or (2) if your case is referred to the immigration court.

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Paths to Citizenship

More often than you might expect, some people fill out the citizenship application, pay the fees, and study for the test only to find out that they are already United States citizens. To help clarify any confusion, we will review the basic ways that people become U.S. citizens.