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Temporary Protected Status for Sudan to Terminate in November 2018

WASHINGTON—Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has determined that conditions in Sudan no longer support its designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) after reviewing country conditions, and after Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials’ consultations with the appropriate U.S. government agencies. Acting Secretary Duke is extending benefits for beneficiaries of Sudan TPS for 12 [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments


¿Que Paso Con La DACA? El Lic. Erick Navas está explicando lo que paso con el programa de la DACA.  El 5 de septiembre el Presidente Trump anuncio la terminación de la DACA.  En el podcast abajo el Lic. Erick Navas está hablando con la estación del radio 1190 dejándonos saber lo que ocurrió, y [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Posibilidad De La Terminación Del Programa De DACA: Que Debes Saber

La especulación del fin del programa de DACA bajo el Presidente Trump es bien grande.  Si la administración del Presidente Trump cierra el programa de DACA, hay diferentes posibilidades en la manera que el programa será acabado.   Aquí hay unos pasos que uno puede tomar para prepararse para el futuro:   No Habrán Sus [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments

Local Authorities Can’t Detain People Without Charges For ICE

The highest court in Massachusetts ruled Monday that local law enforcement cannot keep people in custody solely at the request of federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The practice, often known as an "ICE detainer," enabled federal authorities to take a longer look at the immigration status of people whom they suspect might be in the [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments

‘Habitual Drinkers’ Can Be Deported

Recently there have been some issues arising regarding DUI charges and an individual's immigration status.  Unauthorized immigrants who are "habitual drunkards" cannot challenge their deportations on grounds of family hardship, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, rejecting an earlier decision that had declared such legal objections unconstitutional. Federal law allows immigrants who entered the country [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments

Trump Administration is Looking Into Haitian Immigrants

WASHINGTON -- President Trump and the Trump administration are taking a very strange approach to hunt for evidence against the Haitian Immigrant Community. In President Trump's immigration policy, he is deciding whether to allow Haitian Immigrant's to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands of them. Inquiries were made into [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments

¿Si Un Agente de Inmigración Se Acerca A Mi Puerta Que Hago?

Hay muchos clientes que nos han preguntado muchas cosas sobre este tópico, pero hoy queremos hablar sobre una sola pregunta.  ¿Qué hago si un agente de inmigración se acerca a mi puerta? Primeramente, tientes que entender que usted tiene derechos legales en este país. No importa si tienes documentos legales o no.  Si un agente [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments

Thieves Use Homeland Security Phone Number To Steal Identities

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Scam artists have taken their identity theft to the next level.  They are calling victims across the country claiming that they work for "U.S. Immigration," asking for personal information, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general warned. The scam artists are using a technique known as spoofing, which basically means they alter their [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Criminal Law, Immigration Law|0 Comments

US Ending ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Policy for Cubans

Wet Foot, Dry Foot Washington - President Barack Obama is ending the established "wet foot, dry foot policy" that allows Cubans to come to the United States without a visa to become permanent residents, the administration announced Thursday. "By taking this step, we are treating Cuban migrants the same way we treat migrants from other [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments

Immigration Applications Have Been Updated

As of December 23, 2016 the United States Immigration and Customs (USCIS) has updated the Immigration Applications.  Not only have they updated the applications, but they have also raised their application fees.  USCIS has published an updated list of all of the fees and costs for the cases. USCIS then released a news update stating [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Immigration Law|0 Comments