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DACA Renewal Application Timeline

The DACA benefit that came into effect under President Obama’s 2012 executive order was not affected by the Texas and the 25 other states rebel legal action.  Immigrants under the benefit should not forget to renewal when it is time to do so. A failure to renew has far-reaching immigration...

Immigration Re-entry Permits: The US Permanent Resident’s Shelter

Generally, a Lawful Permanent Resident or Green Card holder cannot continuously reside outside the United States for over a one year period, or for frequent less than one year short intervals without jeopardizing his residency status.  For residing outside the US for too long or too frequently, he could abandon...

Ebola Based TPS Extended for Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea

WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended the designations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional six months. Although there have been significant improvements in the conditions in all three countries since their designations for TPS in November 2014, the lingering effects...

Supreme Court Places US v. Texas on Calendar for Decision in June

Published on 01-19-2016 02:55 PM By Alan Lee, Esq. The Supreme Court on January 19, 2016, has agreed to hear United States v. Texas, Docket #15-674, in the present term. The case is best known for the DAPA (Deferred Action for Parental Accountability) program, under which a favorable ruling would...

Enhancing Opportunities for H-1B1, CW-1, and E-3 Nonimmigrants and EB-1 Immigrants

This piece is directly culled from the DHS website www.uscis.gov Final Rule. SUMMARY In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is revising its regulations affecting: highly skilled workers in the nonimmigrant classifications for specialty occupation from Chile, Singapore (H-1B1), and Australia (E-3); the immigrant classification for employment-based...

December 2015, Case Law Contribution

DAHHANE v. STANTON Email | Print | Comments (0) Civil No. 15-1229 (PJS/JJK). Adam Dahhane, Plaintiff, v. Linda Lorraine Stanton, also known as Linda Lorraine Stanton-Dahhane, and Bonnie Lynn Stanton, Defendants. United States District Court, D. Minnesota. December 10, 2015. View Case Cited Cases Citing Case Adam Dahhane, Plaintiff, Pro...

Case Law Contribution

IRIANTO V. GONZALES Hindar IRIANTO, Petitioner, v. Alberto GONZALES, Attorney General of the United States of America, Respondent. No. 06-1690. United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. Submitted: March 16, 2007. Filed: March 23, 2007. Petition for Review of a Final Decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Amadu Edward...

Case Law Contribution

This was a case that Amadu Edward Swaray, an immigration attorney at Swaray Law Office, argued for the Appellant in the Minnesota State Appeal Court .  Appellant did not win on the appeal, but the case moved the wheel of justice one step further.  Swaray Law Office is in Brooklyn Center in Minnesota....

Another Contribution to Caselaw

It is altruistic to execute an affidavit of support for an immigrant relative to get an immigrant visa in the United States.  But the act can expose a person to litigation.  In Dahhane v. Stanton, this is exactly what is going on.  If you are sponsoring a  relative for an...