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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 25

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)

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July 10

DACA Recipients With 3 Year EADs Must Return EAD by 7/17/15

USCIS sent a letter to DACA recipients who have not returned their three-year Employment Authorization Document (EAD), stating “USCIS must receive your EAD by 7/17/15. Failure to return the invalid EAD without good cause may affect your deferred action and employment authorization.”

On July 7, 2015, Judge Hanen in the Texas v. United States litigation

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February 26

Top 10 Countries of Removal by Citizenship by ICE – 2013

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE as it is more commonly known, is required to investigate criminal matters. ICE is also enforces civil immigration laws, a duty that is shared with U.S. Customs and Border Protections and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. As set forth on ICE’s website, the following

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February 21

DACA Renewal to Maintain Employment Authorization

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently issued a notice with important information for individuals granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) prior to August 15, 2012. Individuals granted DACA by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement prior to August 15, 2012 or are a DACA recipient with an employment authorization document (EAD) that will

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