DACA and DAPA

DACA UNDER TRUMP

It’s not clear if President-elect Donald Trump will change his view on DACA and many are worried. As of the end of June 2016 there were 750,000 DACA applicants approved and 525,000 DACA renewals. Can Trump undo all this? Since DACA was created through Executive Order, there is no statutory or regulatory way to fully […]

BRIDGE ACT

Senator Graham (Republican) and Senator Durbin (Democrat) introduced the “Bar Removal of Immigrations Who Dream and Grow the Economy” – Bridge Act. It will provide eligible DACA holders special status which will release them from dependence on the DACA Executive Order.

WHY THE RAIDS? … WHY THE DEPORTATIONS?

Three months ago, in January 2016, ICE started “Operation Border Guardian”. This consists of “raids” on homes of certain aliens and deportations of the unlucky ones that are caught. This “operation” is still going on. Mr. Jeh Johnson, the Secretary of Homeland Security (and the boss of ICE) said that they arrest and deport only […]

UNITED STATES V. TEXAS MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016

No, this is not a football game. This is the lawsuit that the State of Texas filed against the U.S. Government in an effort to block President Obama’s DAPA Program. Actually, with all the kicking around – and all the hurt and pain inflicted – it does feel like they were playing football with the […]

DACA RENEWALS UPDATE

Thousands of DACA recipients are suddenly losing their ability to work legally, because USCIS is struggling to renew their employment authorization documents on time. Over 11,000 young immigrants, roughly 5% of the total number of DACA renewals that USCIS has approved so far, have had their DACA status and work permits expire in spite of […]

RENEWAL OF DACA WORK PERMITS

For those who obtained work permits under the DACA program two years ago, you are strongly encouraged to submit your renewal request 150 to 120 days before your current period of DACA and employment authorization will expire. Timely filing will help ensure USCIS has sufficient time to consider your request. On March 27, 2015, USCIS […]

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