The identity of the United States is firmly rooted in the idea that this country is a “nation of immigrants.” In fact, up until February 22, 2018, the mission statement for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services governmental agency (“USCIS”) described “America’s promise as a nation of immigrants.” While the wording of this mission statement has been changed, this country …
Por: Charles H. Kuck, Socio Gerente, Kuck Baxter Immigration.
By: Charles H. Kuck, Managing Partner, Kuck Baxter Immigration. Now that we know TPS is ending for Hondurans and El Salvadorans, it is essential that correct information about options be available. Be very careful before choosing your path forward, and make sure you are talking to experienced immigration lawyers who understand both TPS and all of immigration law.
On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld Trump’s controversial travel ban. The Supreme Court ruling in Trump v. Hawaii was divided 5-4 along partisan lines, with conservative justices in the majority and liberal justices in the dissenting minority. To read a copy of the entire opinion, click here.
At the end of April 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USICS) published a press release on its website stating that the agency will begin phasing in the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Signature Confirmation Restricted Delivery service for certain crucial immigration documents such as Green Cards.
The judge stayed his own ruling, giving DHS 90 days to reissue a new memorandum to adequately explain its conclusion that DACA was unlawful and unconstitutional
On Friday, March 30, 2018, the U.S. Justice Department, under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, notified all U.S. immigration judges that part of their annual job performance evaluations will be tied to how quickly they close cases.
On February 22, 2018, Director L. Francis Cissna announced the new mission statement for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services governmental agency (“USCIS”).
On February 16, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published its final Policy Memorandum entitled “Signatures on Paper Applications, Petitions, Requests, and Other Documents Filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.” To read the full text of this final Policy Memorandum, click here.
If you’ve been reading the Kuck | Baxter Immigration Partners Blog this past month, then you’ve seen that we’ve been conscientiously following the legal and political roller coaster concerning the status of DACA. You can catch up on our blog posts with DACA status updates here, here, and here.