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Rescission of DACA

Rescission of DACA

On September 5th 2017, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions announced the decision from President Trump’s administration to terminate the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will provide a limited window in which it will adjudicate certain requests for DACA and associated applications meeting certain parameters specified below.Continue Reading

Executive Action On Immigration

Executive Action On Immigration

On November 20, 2014, President Obama formally announced his executive action plan, which includes measures that could benefit millions of people currently in the country without status.  Among the many measures announced by President Obama are the following: Expansion of the Deferred Action program for Dreamers that started in 2012.  The expansion will benefit thoseContinue Reading

Deferred Action (DACA) Renewal

Deferred Action (DACA) Renewal

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has finally announced the rules and regulations for renewing work permits and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. They also released a new edition of the form I-821D that will serve not only to request the renewal but also to request DACA for the first time. Even though theContinue Reading

New and Positive Changes in the Provisional Waiver Program

New and Positive Changes in the Provisional Waiver Program

While we await for Congress to take action on immigration reform, we at least have good news for those who may qualify for the Provisional Waiver Program due to unlawful presence in the U.S. On January 24, 2014, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced new measures in reference to the Provisional Waiver ProgramContinue Reading

The Provisional Waiver Process (step by step)

The Provisional Waiver Process (step by step)

In order to file an application for provisional waiver, you must have an approved I-130 petition and must have paid the immigrant visa fee. If you don’t have an approved I-130 petition, then the first step is to file a form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. USCIS will normally take between 3 to 6 monthsContinue Reading

Family Petitions by U.S. Citizens I-130 Taking Longer Than Usual

Family Petitions by U.S. Citizens I-130 Taking Longer Than Usual

USCIS is experiencing delays in processing I-130 petitions filed by U.S. citizens for their qualifying immediate relatives (spouse, parent, or children). While normal processing time is less than six months, now there are cases that have been pending for over 9 months without a decision. USCIS has said that it is working to eliminate theContinue Reading

Family Based Immigration

Family Based Immigration

Our immigration law firm works to help Charlotte NC residents with all matters regarding family based immigration. In order to file a family based immigration petition for your relative, your status must fall under one of the following family based immigration categories: U.S. citizen, A lawful permanent resident, or Refugee admitted as a refugee within the past 2 years or asylee granted asylumContinue Reading

Same Sex Marriage

Same Sex Marriage

Our Charlotte immigration law firm can assist your same sex marriage immigration case. Following the decision from the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, President Obama directed federal departments to ensure the decision and its implication for federal benefits for same gender married couples are implemented swiftly.  To thatContinue Reading

Provisional Waiver

Provisional Waiver

Charlotte immigration Attorney Jorge Pardo can assist you with various immigration matters. The immigration lawyer can provide you assistance with obtaining a provisional waiver process for unlawful presence (I-601A) Provisional Waiver Process Beginning March 4, 2013, certain immigrant visa applicants who are spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives) can apply for provisional unlawful presence waivers (I-601A)Continue Reading

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