Month: August 2016

USCIS Opens Waivers to More Family Members

On July 29, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a great opportunity for many immigrants with a spouse or parent who is a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.  In general, U.S. citizens are able to file a petition for their parents, spouse, children, married and unmarried sons and daughters (over 21) as well […]

U.S. Supreme Court stalls DAPA & expanded DACA

President Barack Obama announced DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents) and expanded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) in November 2014. These programs would provide protection for eligible individuals from deportation and would allow them to apply for a work permit. Thus, they would dramatically improve the lives of millions […]