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

TPS Extended for Nepal

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Temporary Protected Status is not given to the citizens of every country. The Secretary of Homeland Security may designate for a country to be eligible for TPS under the following conditions: •Ongoing armed conflicts •An environmental disaster (such as an earthquake or hurricane), or an epidemic •Other extraordinary and temporary conditions [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Immigration Law|0 Comments

From Migrant Farmworker to Judge: Ness Flores Is Pathbreaker for Latino Lawyers

Migrant Working Family Flores was born in the great state of Texas; his father was a Texan and his mother was a Mexican. He grew up in a very segregated community in southern Texas, approximately 15 miles from the Mexican border. He spoke only Spanish until he started school at 7 years old. His father [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Criminal Law, Immigration Law|0 Comments

USCIC to Resume Regular Removals to Haiti

Haitian Nationals In The U.S. After the Earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, U.S Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) temporarily ceased removing Haitians from the United States. Yesterday the U.S. Department of Homeland Security posted a press release explaining that on September 21, 2016 the DOHS decided to  resume the regular removal of Haitian [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Immigration Law|0 Comments

Cuban Rafter Is Charged With Assault

What happened that day? On June 25, eleven Cubans on an old wooden boat tried to reach South Florida, as three law enforcement agencies chased them down at sea. In the air there was a chopper recording everything; showing the rest of the world what happened that day. Before the immigrants could make it to land, [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Criminal Law, Immigration Law|0 Comments

How Is Our Government Treating Immigrants?

Freezing, Overcrowded, and Filthy CBP Cells Last week different sources publicly announced some of the horrors that immigrants go through in Border Patrol facilities. These immigrants were put in freezing concrete cells and given Mylar Sheets to keep them warm. These confinement cells were overcrowded and filthy with garbage, dirt, and even human waste! The [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Immigration Law|0 Comments

USCIS to Allow Additional Applicants for Provisional Waiver Process

Provisional Wavier Process U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a ruling which allows for specific individuals who are family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs), and who are eligable for immigrant visas, to more easily navigate the immigration process. The provisional wavier process is the next step that allows for [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Immigration Law|0 Comments

U.S. To Admit More Central American Refugees

U.S. To Admit More Central American Refugees The White House on Tuesday announced an expansion of the program created to admit Central American refugees to the United States, which focuses on immigrants who are fleeing their home country due to dangerous conditions. Refugees come from all over the world, but over 50% of immigrants coming [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Immigration Law|0 Comments