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Immigrant Children Pray to be Reunited with Parents

2018-07-21T01:08:16+00:00

On July 15, 2018, more than 50 immigrant detainees in Texas, sent an open letter to the American people pleading for help to be reunited with their children that were taken away by officials when [...]

Immigrant Children Pray to be Reunited with Parents2018-07-21T01:08:16+00:00

Trump Deferred Action (DACA) Update

2018-03-29T21:25:58+00:00

While many have worried that DREAMers would face deportation under President Trump, the most recent Trump deferred action news is encouraging in some ways. On June 15, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a new statement about DACA and [...]

Trump Deferred Action (DACA) Update2018-03-29T21:25:58+00:00

What if the next president doesn’t support deferred action?

2016-11-30T22:50:37+00:00

At almost every seminar that I give on Deferred Action, I am asked some version of “what if I apply and it gets canceled?" Or “what if the next President doesn’t support President Obama’s Executive [...]

What if the next president doesn’t support deferred action?2016-11-30T22:50:37+00:00

What if Obama’s Executive Action (Deferred Action) never gets implemented?

2018-05-08T05:21:47+00:00

This is the question that every immigrant that qualifies for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) 2014 has but no one is really trying to answer it, well [...]

What if Obama’s Executive Action (Deferred Action) never gets implemented?2018-05-08T05:21:47+00:00

New Development To Judge Andrew Hanen’s May 19th Immigration Order

2018-05-08T05:43:17+00:00

On May 28, 2016, I discussed United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Bronxville Division, Judge Andrew S. Hanen May 19, 2016 Order.  This Order required the Department of Justice to turn over the identical and [...]

New Development To Judge Andrew Hanen’s May 19th Immigration Order2018-05-08T05:43:17+00:00

Qualifying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

2018-05-08T06:01:45+00:00

As many as 1.7 million immigrants came to the United States as children and currently have no valid immigration status.  Many of these individuals have finished high school, graduated college, or enlisted in the military, [...]

Qualifying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals2018-05-08T06:01:45+00:00

Which Is Better, Deferred Action or the I601a Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver?

2018-05-08T06:33:22+00:00

Should I prepare for Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) instead of the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver process?  I have been asked this a lot since President Obama’s November 20, 2014 announcement on Deferred Action.  [...]

Which Is Better, Deferred Action or the I601a Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver?2018-05-08T06:33:22+00:00

National Groups defend Deferred Action in Federal Court

2016-11-11T21:32:33+00:00

On Monday December 29, 2014, a coalition of national groups filed an amicus “friends of the court” brief outlining the economic and social advantages of extending deferred action to immigrants.  They argue that the executive [...]

National Groups defend Deferred Action in Federal Court2016-11-11T21:32:33+00:00

Explanation of Texas case vs Deferred Action

2016-11-11T21:32:30+00:00

On Thursday January 15, 2015, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen heard oral argument on a challenge to two of President Obama's initiatives that he announced on November 20, 2014. The expansion of the Deferred Action [...]

Explanation of Texas case vs Deferred Action2016-11-11T21:32:30+00:00

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