16 08, 2012

Excitement and Confusion Reign as Obama’s Deferred Action Program is Implemented

By |2012-08-16T15:51:19-05:00August 16th, 2012|Categories: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), DHS / Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., General, U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation, Uncategorized, Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Published: August 16, 2012 Excitement and Confusion Reign as Obama’s Deferred Action Program is Implemented Is this complicated? Could I end up in removal proceedings if I apply? Will my family end up in removal proceedings? Will a filing under the new program disqualify me from a green card through my pending family based petition? How long will it take for me to get my work permit? These are but a few of the dozens of questions raised by clients in the weeks immediately following the unveiling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Most recently, on August 14, […]

18 06, 2012

Obama’s Brilliant Political Move: Employment Authorization – although Not Green Cards – for Qualified Undocumented Young Adults

By |2012-06-18T21:15:16-05:00June 18th, 2012|Categories: Amnesty for Immigrants in the U.S., Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S., U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation, Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , |

Published: June 18, 2012 The “DREAM Act” Inspired Program In A Nutshell: Young adults who: A) have completed high school, their G.E.D. or were honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces, B) have lived in the U.S. for more than 5 years, C) have no significant criminal records and D) are under the age of 30…..…… will now have an opportunity to remain in the U.S. and obtain an employment authorization document, thanks to a new executive directive announced by President Obama last week.  Intake procedures and processing logistics have yet to be implemented, but it appears the launch of this program […]

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