USCIS Announces New Policy Giving U Visa Applicants Work Permits Earlier in Process

What Is the New Policy? Due to increases in the volume of U nonimmigrant applications and a growing backlog awaiting processing, USCIS has decided to conduct faster “bona fide determinations” and provide four-year work permits to applicants for U nonimmigrant status and qualifying family members … [Read more...]

USCIS anuncia una nueva política que otorga permisos de trabajo a los solicitantes de la visa U en una etapa más temprana del proceso

¿Qué es la nueva política? Debido a los aumentos en el volumen de solicitudes de no inmigrante U y una creciente acumulación de solicitudes pendientes de procesamiento, USCIS ha decidido realizar "determinaciones de buena fe" más rápidas y proporcionar permisos de trabajo de cuatro años a los … [Read more...]

Attorney General’s Decisions Allow Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors to Seek and Obtain Asylum Again

On June 16, 2021 Attorney General Merrick Garland vacated Trump-era Attorney General rulings that for all intents and purposes removed asylum protections for people escaping gender-based violence, gang brutality, and persecution against families. These Trump-era rulings were legally unfounded and … [Read more...]

Las decisiones del fiscal general permiten que los sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica y de pandillas busquen y obtengan asilo nuevamente

El 16 de junio de 2021, el Procurador General Merrick Garland anuló los fallos del Procurador General de la era Trump que para todos los efectos eliminaban las protecciones de asilo para las personas que escapaban de la violencia de género, la brutalidad de las pandillas y la persecución contra las … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS – PUBLIC CHARGE IS GONE! And How Else Have Immigration Rules Changed So Far Under the Biden Administration?

The Biden administration has promised to reverse the anti-immigrant policies of the Trump administration. Although Biden has taken some actions and made numerous proposals, including an immigration reform bill, it is too early to tell if, and exactly when, these actions and proposals promise to … [Read more...]