Category Archives: News/Advocacy
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
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
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
March 29, 2012 is the AILA National Day of Action. Immigration advocates from around the country will be donating their time and resources to travel to Washington, D.C. and deliver a simple but important message to our nation’s leaders: Immigration … Continue reading
At this year’s AILA Annual Conference, there will be a number of programs dealing with the overlap between immigration law and criminal law, and with post-conviction relief after Padilla. The “Criminal Law for Immigration Litigators” panel will discuss the need … Continue reading
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.).
Various newspapers and television news programs have been reporting that President Obama has announced a new policy to stop the deportation of undocumented immigrants who do not have criminal backgrounds. These reports have generated some confusion about the President’s announcement, … Continue reading