Biden Admin. Unveils New DACA Rules For Migrants

By |2021-09-27T10:29:06-04:00September 27th, 2021|DACA, Immigration|

Today, September 27, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled new DACA rules  (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, on Monday, aiming to fortify immigration protections for millions of people brought to the U.S. as children. The Biden administration and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the proposal aims to strengthen DACA, the Obama-era [...]

Biden Administration Plans to Rescind COVID-19 Travel Bans

By |2021-09-23T10:12:40-04:00September 23rd, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Travel Ban|

Today, the White House announced that it has plans to ease travel restrictions on all international travelers coming into the United States beginning in early November 2021. The White House will rescind the current geographic COVID-19 related travel bans implemented for individuals from China, Iran, the Schengen Area, U.K., Ireland, Brazil, South Africa, and India [...]

Should I Sponsor a Foreign Employee for a Work Visa?

By |2021-08-23T12:32:57-04:00August 20th, 2021|EB-2, EB-3, H-1B Visa, Immigration|

Decision Vision Episode 129: Should I Sponsor a Foreign Employee for a Work Visa? – An Interview with Karen Weinstock, Weinstock Immigration Lawyers When a business has an opportunity and needs to hire a foreign employee and sponsor them for a work visa, what issues and obligations does that decision raise?  Having immigrated from Israel [...]

FY2022 H-1B Cap Registrations released

By |2021-06-29T16:08:01-04:00June 29th, 2021|H-1B Visa|

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released data showing the total number of annual H-1B lottery registrations received for the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2022. Under the electronic registration process, now in its second year of operation, petitioning employers were already aware of the annual quota (“cap”) being met, with registration selection notices being released in [...]

Citizenship to Children of Same-Sex Couples.

By |2021-06-29T15:13:04-04:00June 29th, 2021|Immigration, LGBTQ immigration, Naturalization|

The U.S. State Department, on May 18th, 2021,  eliminated a longstanding policy refusing to acknowledge the U.S. citizenship of the children of many married same-sex couples. Over the last several years, LGBTQ immigrant rights in the United States have changed significantly. A progressive cultural environment and several court cases have helped to equalize the treatment of [...]

LGBTQ+ Immigrants in the United States

By |2021-06-30T15:10:49-04:00June 29th, 2021|Immigration Cases, Immigration Policies, LGBTQ immigration|

Written by: Immigration Attorney Carlos Rodriguez LGBTQ+ immigration cases are very personal to me. I have been working as an immigration lawyer for a few years now. I recently joined Weinstock Immigration Lawyers after moving from Texas, where I worked with the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) assisting [...]

Guide to Higher Education as an Undocumented Student

By |2021-06-17T15:33:18-04:00June 17th, 2021|DACA|

It can be tough to narrow down higher education options after graduation for most students. There are state and private college options, trade schools, and community colleges to choose from, and each option offers a different price point, a different trajectory, and a different path. These choices become even more difficult when there are other [...]

Victory to immigrants facing deportation.

By |2021-05-06T14:57:06-04:00May 6th, 2021|Deportation, Immigration|

The U.S. Supreme Court, on Thursday, April 29, 2021, offering hope to thousands of long-term immigrants facing deportation in a ruling that faulted the federal government for improperly notifying a man who came to the United States illegally from Guatemala to appear for a U.S. Supreme Court, on Thursday, April 29, 2021, offering hope to [...]

Biden Tells Congress to Revamp Immigration System

By |2021-05-06T05:50:20-04:00April 29th, 2021|Immigration|

President Joe Biden tells Congress to immediately revamp the immigration system. President Joe Biden tells Congress to immediately revamp the immigration system by passing measures where there’s bipartisan support even as he pressed them to adopt his sweeping overhaul. The president urged lawmakers to help bring an “end to our exhausting war on immigration.” He [...]

Covid Vaccine for Immigrants

By |2021-05-06T06:08:02-04:00April 12th, 2021|COVID-19, Immigration|

As the United States seeks to end its coronavirus crisis and outrun variants, public health officials recognize it is essential for as many people as possible to get vaccinated. Making that easy is a major part of the plan. According to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, the vaccine is supposed to be free to [...]

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