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November 2019 DACA Update

In late June 2019, the US Supreme Court announced that it will hear the case on DACA to determine the future of the program. A decision in the case will come sometime in 2020. Several lower courts have held that the DACA program should continue, but the future of the DACA program depends on how the ...


Changes to the Public Charge Rule in Immigration

As you may have heard, the Trump administration is trying to change immigration rules to make it harder to immigrate to the United States through a family member. One of these changes has to do with being a public charge.A law was passed in 1996 that prevents anyone from immigrating to the Unite...


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...