On January 30, 2020, USCIS announced that it will begin implementing the new public charge rule on February 24, 2020, in all states in the United States except for in Illinois, where an injunction is still in place as of January 30, 2020. From USCIS News Release: Release Date: Jan. 30, 2020 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]
On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Trump is decided to rescind the Obama-era DACA policy, which protected approximately 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors. In rescinding the DACA program, Trump kicked the ball to the U.S. Congress, giving it 6 months to act on […]
EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT IMPROVEMENTS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.) (INA), the Secure Fence Act of 2006 (Public Law […]
New York immigration attorney Ruchi Thaker was selected again to be included as one of top women attorneys in New York City Metro area for the year 2016 in the field of immigration law! Ms. Thaker is listed among a few selected women immigration lawyers in the New York City area for this honor by […]
The three major television networks, CBC, NBC, and ABC, apparently will not air President Obama’s speech on immigration, which he is schedule to give tonight at 8 PM EST. The White House website will stream the speech live, so you can watch on the Internet.
According to news outlets, President Obama is set to announce an executive action on immigration on Thursday. Stay tuned for more details as they become available. Post by The White House.
As you may have heard in the news lately, President Obama is considering issuing an Executive Order on immigration in the coming week (it may be as early as next week!). From what we learned about American political system, we have three branches of Government: Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary. Legislative branch, consisting of the U.S. […]
I am honored to be once again selected as a “Super Lawyer” in the New York Metro area by Super Lawyers Magazine! 2014 marks my second year with this honor, and prior to 2013, I was named as a “Rising Star” by the same magazine for the years 2011 and 2012. I thank my clients, […]
Ruchi Thaker I am pleased to announce that I have been selected to be included in the 2013 Super Lawyers New York Metro by Super Lawyers Magazine. I am one of only eighty one (81) immigration attorneys selected in the New York Metro Super Lawyers list this year, and this is the third straight year […]
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds customers affected by Hurricane Sandy of certain U.S. immigration benefits or relief that may be available to them. USCIS understands that a natural disaster can affect an individual’s ability to maintain lawful immigration status or obtain certain other immigration benefits. Eligible individuals may request or apply for temporary […]