201508.25
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Obama’s Accountability Administrative Actions on Immigration

Back in November, the President issued his executive action to address the immigration system. Prior to it being held up in courts, it would have impacted border security, prioritizing deportation where appropriate and improving the system for high skill workers, students and similar individuals. Unlike the Presidents executive action, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)…

201503.02
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New Authorization Extends Employment Eligibility

DHS Eligibility Extension for Authorized Employment to Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B Nonimmigrants Seeking Employment-Based Lawful Permanent Residence León Rodríguez, direct for USCIS, announced that effective May 26, 2015, employment eligibility authorization for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B non-immigrants will be extended by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). They must be seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident…

201411.20
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Presidents Talking Points Regarding Tonight’s Immigration Reform Speech

The president is going to cover these points tonight in his speech regarding his executive order on immigration reform. Enforcement Priorities Many of the existing ICE memos on enforcement priorities and prosecutorial discretion will be replaced by a new memo with three priorities: (1) Suspected terrorists, convicted felons (including aggravated felonies), convicted gang members, and…

201411.20
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Citizenship Discount

The immigration plan that President Barack Obama is set to unveil on Thursday November 20th will not only help individuals who have no legal status, it could also impact and/or assist individuals who are currently green card holders (permanent legal residents).  The main thing being discussed at the moment is a plan to unveil a…

201411.19
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Obama’s Executive Action Fueled by Congress Shortcomings

President Obama’s recent proclamation to expand immigration benefit to a potential 5 million undocumented individuals has been heavily criticized and has come under a microscope to review its legal standing.  Under the Constitution the Executive branch is given broad discretionary power to enforce immigration priorities but at the same time does not give the President…