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 [...]

Goodbye Public Charge Rule

By |2021-05-06T06:56:06-04:00March 15th, 2021|Immigration, Immigration Policies, Public Charge|

The Biden administration on Thursday, March 11, 2021, formally said goodbye to the Trump-era public charge rule, which tightened restrictions on poorer immigrants seeking U.S. residency, as a dozen GOP state attorneys general scrambled to preserve it. The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) 2019 public charge rule –required petitioners and applicants for certain immigration benefits [...]

Revoked: Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market.

By |2021-05-07T06:28:38-04:00February 25th, 2021|Biden, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Travel Ban|

Yesterday, February 25, 2021, United States President Joseph Biden revoked the suspension of entry imposed in Proclamation 10014 of April 22, 2020 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak), as extended by section 1 of Proclamation 10052 [...]

A DACA Recipient’s Guide to Buying a Home

By |2021-05-07T06:21:15-04:00February 19th, 2021|Biden, DACA, Immigration Policies|

This article originally appeared on mymove.com News broke last week that Dreamers now officially qualify for FHA-backed loans, so if you’re a DACA recipient, here’s what you need to know before buying your first home. Three things to consider before you buy Buying a home may be the largest financial commitment you’ll make in your [...]

Biden: Resetting the Tone of the Immigration System

By |2021-06-30T16:12:50-04:00February 2nd, 2021|Citizenship Act of 2021, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Immigration Reform Bill, Travel Ban|

On January 20, 2021, Biden introduced an immigration bill to Congress. As introduced, the bill would give a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States. The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 establishes a new system to responsibly manage and secure our border, keep our families and communities safe, and better manage [...]

US Citizenship Act of 2021 – Immigration Reform Bill Sent to Congress on President Biden’s First Day.

By |2021-05-07T10:10:56-04:00January 21st, 2021|Announcements, Biden, Citizenship Act of 2021, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Immigration Reform Bill|

US President Joe Biden on the day one of his presidency sent a comprehensive immigration reform bill to Congress which proposes major overhauls to the system, including granting legal status and a path to citizenship to tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants and other groups and reduce the time that family members must wait outside [...]

Federal District Court Sets Aside New Immigration DHS and DOL Rules

By |2021-05-07T10:33:08-04:00December 2nd, 2020|H-1B Visa, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Trump|

In California, a federal district court has set aside two new immigration regulations that were promulgated on a fast track by the Departments of Labor (DOL) and Homeland Security (DHS) in early October. Ruling on summary judgment, the court found that the agencies did not have good cause to bypass notice and comment rulemaking procedures [...]

Biden plans on swiftly rolling back some Trump Administration Policies

By |2021-06-04T09:36:57-04:00November 9th, 2020|DACA, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Public Charge, Trump|

President-elect Joe Biden is reportedly working on a group of executive orders that would reverse several controversial Trump administration policies once he takes office on January 20. Immigration policy would be the most dramatic and immediate reversal. According to a Washington Post report, Biden plans to take immediate action on policies about climate change, immigration, and public [...]

Public Charge Rule back On – For Now

By |2021-05-07T10:48:28-04:00November 9th, 2020|Immigration Policies, Public Charge, Trump|

On November 3rd. 2020 we informed you that there was a News Update that The government CANNOT apply the new public charge rules anywhere in the United States or abroad because on November 2, 2020, a federal district court vacated the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) public charge rule. This meant that as of [...]

Trump and Biden’s Immigration Policies

By |2021-05-10T08:33:02-04:00November 2nd, 2020|DACA, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Public Charge, Trump|

The year 2020 has been like no other in the United States. Multiple natural disasters, more protests for social justice than in previous years on racism and police topics, Immigration Policies, and a pandemic causing mass unemployment and hundreds of thousands of deaths. Americans can travel to fewer places than ever before. Legal immigration to [...]

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