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 information pertains to…


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…


Latest Immigration Case Results

Great win in immigration court last Friday. Client, a legal permanent resident, was charged with possession of marijuana. Client was given deferred adjudication for 6 months and successfully completed all the requirements to get the case dismissed. Immigration Services placed client in proceedings to remove him to his native country after returning from trip abroad….


Immigration Services Releases New Version of Form N-400

There is a new version of the Form N-400 Application for Naturalization released by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. USCIS has indicated that all eligible permanent residents must fill out the N-400 form as part of their naturalization application. The current version of the form is 10 pages in comparison to its updated layout of 20…