12 11, 2012

Obama Victory = Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

By |2012-11-12T09:09:45-06:00November 12th, 2012|Categories: Amnesty for Immigrants in the U.S., Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S., Removal / Deportation Proceedings and Court Hearings, U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation, Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Published: November 12, 2012 According to many of our nation’s leading pundits and political commentators, it was the “Hispanic Vote” that made President Obama’s reelection possible. What exactly is the “Hispanic Vote”? It seems to have a variety of meanings, although the common theme would be that it is the demographic composed of U.S. citizens with origins in Mexico and Central and South America. President Obama won an overwhelming majority of this segment of our electorate, and no doubt that was as much as result of what President Obama made clear he stood for, as it did with what Candidate Romney’s […]

23 10, 2012

Romney Says He’ll Mess With DACA, But Not DACA Applicants

By |2012-10-23T08:52:54-05:00October 23rd, 2012|Categories: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published: October 23, 2012 Just when it seems I have a grasp of where presidential candidate Mitt Romney stands when it comes to immigration policy, he contorts to a new position. According to statements made by him in recent weeks, including during presidential debates, Mitt Romney would do away with the current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which allows certain undocumented immigrants who arrived here as children to obtain a 2 year deferred action status and employment authorization document. But, Romney also stated he would not undo any 2 year deferred action approvals issued for applicants, or take adverse, […]

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, […]

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