After an intense legal battle, the Supreme Court issued a positive decision on the DACA case on June 18, 2020, finding that the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the program was “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedures Act and failed to consider the hardship to DACA recipients. This decision is a huge victory for…

The Supreme Court announced that it will hear appeals of three cases related to injunctions halting the Trump Administration’s attempts to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program this fall. District Courts and Courts of Appeals across the country have blocked the Administration’s attempts to end the program. In June, the Court announced…

On August 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule related to public charge in the Federal Register. The rule will not take effect until October 15, 2019. Some counties immediately filed a lawsuit to block the new rule, and additional litigation is expected. Thus, legal challenges could delay implementation. A…

It was recently reported that President Trump intends to remove a discretionary immigration benefit to Military Families that, among other things, primarily prevents them from being deported while members of the military are deployed. If Trump proceeds with this action, he will be depriving our military families, many of whom are immigrants, from the peace…

Extraordinary Ability & the O Visa If you are a non-immigrant with an extraordinary ability in science, art, education, athletics, or business who is wanting to come to the United States for a particular job, performance, or project, you may be eligible to receive an O Visa. Some of the advantages of an O Visa…

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