Introduction: In a recent announcement by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Biden-Harris administration is ushering in a range of actions aimed at bolstering enforcement at the Southwest Border and streamlining the processing of work authorizations. These initiatives are coupled with the administration’s persistent calls for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reforms. The unfolding […]

On September 13, 2023, a recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas marked another pivotal moment in the ongoing saga surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The court found the DACA Final Rule unlawful, expanding its original injunction from July 16, 2021, to now cover this […]

Introduction If you’re an affirmative asylum applicant in the United States, there’s an important change coming your way that you need to be aware of. Starting September 13, 2023, you’ll be responsible for bringing your own interpreter to your asylum interview if you aren’t fluent in English or choose to conduct the interview in a […]

Are you planning a trip to the United States for work, travel, or family reasons? Unless you’re a citizen or eligible national of a Visa Waiver Program country, one of the first steps you’ll need to take is applying for a U.S. visa. While the process may seem daunting, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered! In […]

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a massive rule change on October 15, 2019, that changes how officers will determine inadmissibility on the grounds of “public charge.” For the time being, enforcement of the Public Charge Rule is blocked by a nationwide preliminary injunction. However, this new rule will seriously increase how many applicants […]

Eligibility Bond in the context of immigration law is the amount of money set by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Immigration Court as a condition to release a person from detention for an immigration court hearing later. A foreign citizen (alien) who is detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) […]

The Department of Justice is proposing new regulations that would authorize Department of Homeland Security to collect DNA sample from foreign nationals who are arrested, charged , convicted, or detained under the authority of the United States. According to the new provisions some non U.S. citizens will be exempt from the sample collection requirements in […]

In another effort to deter immigration, President Trump seeks to eliminate birthright citizenship, a move which would challenge a 150-year-old standard set by the U.S. Constitution. In an interview with “Axios on HBO”, Trump said he would “remove the right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born on U.S.-soil.” The 14thAmendment, established […]

Policy changes declared this week will apply to the medical and vaccination examination for immigration purposes, which ensures there are no health issues which would bar the applicant from the United States. These changes go into effect beginning November 1. The medical examination is a mandatory requirement for all foreigners who wish to file for adjustment […]