201502.09
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Can I Apply for DACA if I Have a Criminal History?

I’m applying for DACA but I have a criminal history. What are the differences between significant misdemeanor, non-significant misdemeanor, and felony? Felony A felony is a federal, state or local criminal offense punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. Significant Misdemeanor A significant misdemeanor is a misdemeanor as defined by federal law (specifically,…

201502.06
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Immigration Court Postpones Immigration Hearings

Immigration Court Postpones Thousands of Immigration Hearings for About 5 years The Executive Office of Immigration Review has began to issued new court dates for individuals with cases and immigration hearings in removal proceedings. This date is approximately 5 years, beginning the day after Thanksgiving 2019. This new protocol was caused by a severe backlog…

201502.03
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USCIS to Expand DACA

USCIS will begin accepting requests for expanded DACA Beginning February 18, 2015 Back on November 20 of last year, President Obama announced a multiple executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border. This was targeted to the prioritization of deporting felons not families. Furthermore, it would require many undocumented immigrants to pass criminal background checks as…