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Naturalization Requirements for US Citizenship

This is a reminder of the requirements to become a citizen of the US. I write this because many clients who come and see me make some wrong assumptions about what they need to qualify for citizenship. So here are the requirements:You must be a permanent resident for 5 years. You must pass a...


November 2018 DACA Update

I’ve been getting a lot of messages from DACA members about the program, so I wanted to give you an update on recent events.First, here’s a brief history about the DACA program. DACA was created by an executive order by President Obama in 2012. A little more than a year ago, in September 201...


Who Benefits Under the Pereira Decision

A major decision by the Supreme Court in June 2018 affects any applicants who are currently in deportation or removal proceedings. On June 21, 2018, The Supreme Court issued a decision in Pereira v Sessions which could potentially benefit thousands of immigrants who are or were in removal proceeding...


DACA News

The DACA program has been reinstated nationwide for an indefinite period. Anyone can renew their DACA status regardless of when their DACA was granted.  You no longer have to wait until 5 or less months remain on your work permit. I'm willing to renew the DACA cases for anyone regardless of when th...