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Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Employment-Based Petitions

2014-12-02T15:28:19+00:00

Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Employment-Based Petitions   President Obama announced changes to the United States’ immigration policy via executive action on November 20, 2014. The President outlined several changes to business immigration processes and procedures. These changes, outlined below, contain vague guidelines and uncertain timelines, especially compared to changes in family-based immigration law. These executive actions will come into place upon the issuance of necessary guidance and regulations, and almost none of the below changes have an estimated implementation date. Entrepreneur Visas Initially, foreign entrepreneurs who may not qualify for a National Interest Waiver will be able to be [...]

Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Employment-Based Petitions2014-12-02T15:28:19+00:00

U.S. Department of State Grants Temporary Protected Status to Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone

2014-12-02T15:11:05+00:00

U.S. Department of State Grants Temporary Protected Status to Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) to people currently residing in the U.S. from countries stricken with Ebola. Eligible nationals from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone (and people without nationality who last habitually resided in one of these countries) who are currently residing in the United States are now able to apply for TPS with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”). TPS grants approved applicants protection from deportation and work permits valid for up to 18 months. The 180 [...]

U.S. Department of State Grants Temporary Protected Status to Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone2014-12-02T15:11:05+00:00

Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Family-Based Petitions

2014-12-01T20:16:10+00:00

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] November 25, 2014 Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Family-Based Petitions       On Thursday, November 20, President Obama announced a series of executive actions on U.S. immigration. These actions include benefits under deferred action initiatives and provisional unlawful presence waivers. A.   Deferred Action Initiatives The executive actions addressed two changes to deferred action initiatives, including an extension of the existing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and the creation of Deferred Action for Parents.        I.     Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) Extension You can qualify for extended DACA if you: Came to the United States before turning 16 [...]

Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Family-Based Petitions2014-12-01T20:16:10+00:00

Nueva Ley de Inmigración del Presidente Obama

2014-12-01T19:11:06+00:00

Noviembre 20, 2014 Estimada familia, Nueva Ley de Inmigración del Presidente Obama El abogado H. Glenn Fogle, Jr. y todo el equipo de su bufete de abogados celebra la acción ejecutiva que el Presidente Obama anuncio para otorgar alivio temporal a aproximadamente 4.4 millones de inmigrantes que se encuentran en los Estados Unidos. Como usted sabe, nuestra firma ha luchado incansablemente no solo por las familias que representamos a diario, sino también por sentar precedentes en la ley para que futuros casos sean decididos bajo una ley más justa y sobre todo más humana para todos. Es por esto que nuestros [...]

Nueva Ley de Inmigración del Presidente Obama2014-12-01T19:11:06+00:00