Honra a tu Padre y a tu Madre Por Thomas Esparza, Jr. Abogado Miércoles, Noviembre 13, 2013 Le doy gracias a Dios que mi madre de 90 años y tía de 92 años por haber sido dadas de alta del hospital durante este día de Acción de Gracias, recuerdo los sacrificios que ellos tuvieron que hacer para que yo tenga éxito en esta vida. A la misma vez, me pongo a pensar de los padres inmigrantes que se sacrificaron para que uno obtenga una mejor vida.Ciertos políticos usaban el pretexto de los supuestos “bebes anclas” (“anchor babies”) ...
Half of eligible immigrants sign up for deferred deportation program
By Cindy Carcamo August 14, 2013, 7:00 a.m. TUCSON -- Stifled by a variety of obstacles — from fees to fear — fewer than half of those eligible for immigration relief have taken advantage of an Obama administration program launched a year ago, according to a new study. About 49% of those eligible have applied for a work permit and a two-year reprieve from possible deportation, according to the Migration Policy Institute, a think tank in Washington D.C. that studies the worldwide movement of people. This week marks the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which ...
Supreme Court Declares DOMA Act Unconstitutional
The Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which discriminated against same sex marriages for the purpose of Federal benefits. The decision positively impacts immigrant and non-immigrant immigration benefits based on marriage. Ahora en efecto, La Corte Suprema ha declarado inconstitucional la ley federal que descrimina a los matrimonios entre personas del mismo sexo. Esta decision tendra impacto en casos inmigratorios basados en el matrimonio. Fije una cita, si este importante paso adelante para los derechos civiles afecta su caso imigratorio. Ya hay visas disponibles para conyuges e hijos menores de 21 de un residente permanente. Fije cita par ...
Starting Monday, May 6, 2013, USCIS will implement Customer Identity Verification (CIV) in its field offices. Individuals will now be required to submit biometric data, specifically fingerprints and photographs, when appearing at USCIS offices for interviews or to receive evidence of an immigration benefit. CIV will help to both defend against threats to national security and protect customers from identity fraud by enhancing the agency’s ability to verify identity.
The Conditional Waiver for Unlawful Presence
The Conditional Waiver for Unlawful Presence A new procedure, not a new law. Six things that you should know About the Procedure to Obtain the Stateside Conditional Waiver for unlawful presence on Form I-601ª Happy New Year. Starting March 4, 2013, certain relatives of American citizens who are in the country illegally and need a waiver of unlawful presence before being eligible for a green card can get a decision on their case before leaving the United States. For those who can take advantage of the new rule, this means peace of mind, knowing that their loved one is likely to successfully complete the ...
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We have had occasion to note the striking resemblance between some of the laws we are called upon to interpret and King Minos’s labyrinth in ancient Crete. The Tax Laws and the Immigration and Nationality Acts are examples we have cited of Congress’s ingenuity in passing statutes certain to accelerate the aging process of judges. In this instance, Congress, pursuant to its virtually unfettered power to exclude or deport natives of other countries, and apparently confident of the aphorism that human skill, properly applied, can resolve any enigma that human inventiveness can create, has enacted a baffling skein of provisions for the I.N.S. and courts to disentangle. The fate of the alien faced with imminent deportation often hinges upon narrow issues of statutory interpretation. The instant petition, which requires us to determine whether the petitioner is ineligible for the discretionary relief afforded by Section 212(c) of the Act, 8 U.S.C. s 1182(c), because he has not accumulated seven years of residence in this country since his admission to permanent resident alien status, is no exception. Emboldened by Thesean courage and fortified by a close examination of the statutory language, we believe that the Board of Immigration appeals erred in denying the petitioner relief on the ground that it did, and remand for consideration on a proper basis.
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