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Blog Posts in August, 2012

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  • U.S. to Review Approximately 300,000 Deportation Cases
    U.S. to Review Approximately 300,000 Deportation Cases

    The Obama administration recently announced that it is lightening the pressure on low-priority deportation / removal cases, allowing certain undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States and ...

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  • 2014 diversity visa program begins October 2, 2012
    2014 diversity visa program begins October 2, 2012

    The Diversity Immigration Visa is a program mandated by congress that makes 55,000 diversity visas available each year. The recipients of the diversity visa are selected randomly from all applicants ...

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  • If I have been convicted of a crime am i eligible for deferred action?
    If I have been convicted of a crime am i eligible for deferred action?

    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) will not grant deferred action to individuals who have been convicted of a felony, three or more misdemeanor offenses not arising out of the same ...

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  • Who Can Benefit from Deferred Action?
    Who Can Benefit from Deferred Action?

    As outlined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) deferred action is a new process available to those who meet the criteria: 1. On June 15, 2012 you were under the age of 31; 2. You entered the ...

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  • Deferred Action:
    Deferred Action: "Unlawful Presence" And "Unlawful Status"

    Deferred action by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not confer lawful status on an individual. Rather, deferred action prevents an individual from accruing unlawful presence during the ...

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  • What is Deferred Action?
    What is Deferred Action?

    Deferred action is an exercise of prosecutorial discretion on behalf of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) defer removal action of an individual in the United States without lawful ...

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