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September 5

DACA Ending – Here is what it means for you, Houston

Here is what you need to know about DACA after today’s announcement by AG Sessions: Effective immediately, the Department (USCIS):

Point One: Will adjudicate—on an individual, case-by-case basis—properly filed pending DACA initial requests and associated applications for Employment Authorization Documents that have been accepted by the Department as of the date of this memorandum. Point

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January 26

Non-Citizens Admitted if Waived Through Port of Entry

Even if no questions are asked at the port of entry, are non-citizens admitted once waved through?

The American Immigration Council advises that, to be admitted, if a non-citizen has…

physically presented themselves for inspection has not made a false claim related to citizenship of the United States been inspected and permitted to enter the

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September 1

Delays in I-765 or I-485 Work Authorization

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has communicated that work authorization applications have been suffered delays. The report shows the delays occurring after the stage of getting the I-765 or I-485 approved but before receiving the employment authorization card or permanent residency card.

Causes for the I-765 / I-485 Delay

USCIS has linked the work

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August 24

New Form for Affidavit of Support

Beginning October 6, 2015 and recently announced by USCIS and Department of State, it will be required for just about all intending immigrants who require the affidavit of support to overcome public charge provision to use new forms. The forms impacted are Form I-864 and I-864A.

Changes to Form I-864 and I-864A

The standard and

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July 17

Notice: Return your DACA cards by July 30

3 year DACA Work Permit Holders Must Exchange for a New 2 Year Permit If you were issued a 3 year EAD, you must return them to the federal government in exchange for a 2 year permit. The administration is beginning the process of visiting homes of 3 year permit holders this week. Visiting over

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