Secretary Napolitano Announces Deferred Action Process for Young People Who Are Low Enforcement Priorities

BREAKING NEWS: Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering […]

DHS to Offer Deferred Action to Eligible DREAMers

BREAKING NEWS: DHS will formally announce this morning that it will offer deferred action to DREAMers. Preliminary information indicates that eligible applicants must: Be 15-30 years old, and have entered before age 16 Have been present in the U.S. for 5 years as of June 15, 2012 Have maintained continuous residence Have not been convicted […]

DHS to Expand Prosecutorial Discretion – What Does This Mean For You?

On Thursday, August 18, 2011, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that the department is going to begin reviewing all 300,000 pending deportation/removal cases in federal immigration courts to determine which individuals meet specific criteria for removal and to focus on the agency’s “highest priorities.” Click here to read the letter Secretary […]

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Adam Walsh Act Victory!

Recently, our firm enjoyed a great victory for a client, a United States citizen, whose visa petition for the benefit of his wife had been denied by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) pursuant to the Adam Walsh Act Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (“AWA”). Click Here to read the redacted version […]