Friday Update on In-State Tution for Qualified DACA Recipients–Bad News

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The Georgia Court of Appeals just now granted the Board of Regents Emergency Motion for Supersedeas.  This means that Judge Tusan’s order granting in-state tuition is on hold during the appeal.  There will likely be no in-state tuition this semester.  This is deeply saddens me and I know that each of you are heartbroken by this news.  The Board of …

Thursday Update on In-State Tuition Final Order for Qualified DACA Recipients

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Tonight I am finalizing our Emergency Motion for Contempt, seeking to hold the Board of Regents in Contempt for failure to comply with Judge Tusan’s Final Order of December 30, 2016.  The Court of Appeals has not yet ruled on the Board of Regents Amended Emergency Motion for Supersedeas (stay of the final order). Even by the Board of Regents …

Wednesday Night Update on In-State Tuition for DACA Recipients in Georgia

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More news today.  The most important is that Fulton County Superior Court Presiding Judge Gail S. Tusan denied the Board of Regents’ request to stay (or not enforce) her order compelling the Board of Regents to give in-state tuition to DACA recipients while the case in on appeal.  That is great news.  But it is not all the news. As …

Tuesday Evening Update on In-State Tuition for DACA Recipients in Georgia

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I wanted to give you all an update of the in-state tuition case.  It became clear throughout the day, as I received email after email from qualified DACA recipients around that state, that the Board of Regents has no immediate intention to comply with the Judge’s Final Order granting in-state tuition, and they have not updated the individual schools on …

Monday Night Update on In-State Tuition For DACA Recipients in Georgia

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I just finished and filed our Opposition to the Board of Regents Motion for Emergency Supersedeas (the request for a stay of the Judge’s order effectively granting in-state tuition). You can read it here. As we have said previously, if there is a 10 day hold on the Superior Court’s Final Order, today was the last day.  We have not …

Update on In-State Tuition for DACA Recipients on Monday, January 9, 2017

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I just received notice from the Fulton County Superior Court that Judge Tusan has not yet decided the Board of Regents Application for “Supersedeas,” which is a “stay” or stopping of her order of December 30, 2016.  As we have previously noted, that order goes into effect on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, unless she grants the Board of Regents Application. …

¿Cuándo un estudiante DACA puede pagar tuicion estatal en Georgia?

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El 30 de diciembre del 2016, la Juez Gail S. Tusan, Juez Principal de la Corte Superior del Condado de Fulton ordenó a la Junta de Regentes de Georgia:   cumplir con su deber de aplicar la definición federal de la presencia legal, ya que se refiere a los estudiantes que son beneficiarios de DACA para concederles la matrícula estatal del …

3 Benefits of Investing in a Regional Center to Fulfill the EB-5 Visa Requirements – Insights from an Atlanta Immigration Lawyer

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The EB-5 visa gives foreign entrepreneurs the opportunity to become permanent residents in the United States by making a qualifying investment. This investment can be made either in a new commercial enterprise or in a regional center. Regional centers are organizations that sponsor capital investment projects that are funded through the EB-5 visa program. There are more than 200 regional …

3 Common Misconceptions about the EB-5 Visa – Atlanta Immigration Lawyer Insights

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The United States Congress created the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program in 1990 to stimulate economic growth by encouraging foreign investment. There are strict eligibility requirements that an immigrant entrepreneur must meet in order to obtain an EB-5 visa. There is a myriad of misconceptions about the EB-5 visa program, and a small mistake could lead to a denial of your …

How Can EB-5 Investors Remove the Temporary Visa Conditions and Live Permanently in the U.S.? Atlanta Immigration Attorney Insights

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The EB-5 Fifth Preference visa is available to entrepreneurs who make qualifying investments in a U.S. commercial enterprise or regional center. As outlined by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, there are several eligibility requirements that a foreign investor must meet to obtain an EB-5 visa. Once a foreign national has been approved for the EB-5 visa, he or she can …