Category Archives: Advisories

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DACA (Deferred Action) Forms Now Available

USCIS hosted another stakeholder teleconference this afternoon and announced the availability on the USCIS website of the forms that will be necessary to apply for DACA (deferred action for DREAMers) starting tomorrow (8/15/2012).  The forms are: 1) I-821D, available here, … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for DREAMers

On August 3, 2012, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas and other senior DHS officials held a stakeholder conference call to discuss Secretary Janet Napolitano’s June 15th Deferred Action policy memorandum.  The following are my notes from that call, regarding what USCIS … Continue reading

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DHS To Announce Deferred Action for “DREAMers”

BREAKING NEWS from AILA National: “DHS will formally announce this morning that it will offer deferred action to DREAMers. Preliminary information indicates that eligible applicants must: • Be 15-30 years old, and have entered before age 16 • Have been … Continue reading

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Evento: Recursos Para Negocios Chicos (12/14/2011)

La Chicago Public Library (Biblioteca Pública de Chicago) presenta un evento gratuito en español: Información y recursos para negocios chicos – miércoles 14 de diciembre, 18:30-20:30 en la biblioteca Harold Washington (400 S. State St.).

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There’s an “ICE hold” – now what?

When a non-citizen is arrested by local law enforcement, a bond may be set for their release – but sometimes friends and relatives go to the jail to pay that bond, only to be told that the person will not … Continue reading

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