9 Common Questions by Conditional Residents Held in Limbo

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Our immigration system is constantly evolving. Updates are made seemingly on a daily basis, attempting to address challenges and reflect new priorities. In 1986 as part of the Reagan Administrations immigration reform bill, Congress enacted what is our current framework for marriage-based permanent residence requirements.  One such requirement was the enactment of a 2 year  “conditional“ greencard for immigrants whose …

Why Is My DACA Case Pending So Long?

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The American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”), is conducting a survey of long pending DACA cases, some pending over one year, and many thousands pending longer that 8 months. The survey has discovered some common elements in long pending cases: The requestor had a criminal history — numerous cases involved drinking and driving related incidents, juvenile adjudications, gang issues, and drug …