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 [...]

Two Immigration Bills Passed. Will Broader Immigration Reform Be Possible?

By |2021-06-28T15:42:01-04:00March 22nd, 2021|DACA, Immigration Reform Bill, TPS|

The House of Representatives passed two bills on immigration reform on Thursday that would provide a pathway to citizenship for millions of DREAMers, Temporary Protected Status holders, and farmworkers. But they also served as an early indicator of Republicans’ limited appetite to work with Democrats on the highly polarized issue of immigration, raising the question [...]

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 [...]

DACA IS BACK!

By |2021-05-07T10:26:51-04:00December 8th, 2020|Announcements, DACA, Immigration|

DACA IS BACK! A federal judge on Friday, December 4th issued an order requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to start processing DACA applicants’ first-time and renewal requests as well as advance parole applications based on a grant of DACA. The judge ordered DHS to “post a public notice, within 3 calendar days of [...]

Supreme Court Rules Trump Wrongly Ended DACA, Leaves Program In Place.

By |2021-05-10T13:11:53-04:00June 18th, 2020|Trump|

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot carry out its plan to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which has allowed nearly 800,000 young people, known as "Dreamers," to avoid deportation and remain in the U.S. The decision is a big legal defeat for President [...]

DACA, USCIS Office Closures and the Forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court Decision

By |2021-05-11T06:20:42-04:00April 27th, 2020|Immigration|

In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has clarified its process for handling Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal requests. According to USCIS’s website, its offices will remain closed until at least May 3. If you are a DACA holder, here is what you should know: 1. “Wet [...]

Immigration Watch 2020: Election Year.

By |2021-05-11T08:39:33-04:00January 7th, 2020|H-1B Visa, Immigration, Immigration Policies|

Happy 2020 everyone! This is a major year.  It's a leap, beginning of a new decade, political decision year. As the start of a new year always brings with it plans and resolutions, it goes without saying that, being 2020 a Presidential election year in the USA, these plans and resolutions, specially immigration related, will [...]

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