What Does It Take to Become a Naturalized Citizen in 2021?

The history of America is lined with the rich and compelling stories of immigrants rising to prominence through invention and discourse. This year may be your chance to claim your new opportunities. Get the process started by contacting a legal representative to advocate for you. You can find details, and which documents to prepare for Read more about What Does It Take to Become a Naturalized Citizen in 2021?[…]

DACA Update and the Potential Path to Citizenship

DACA Recently Blocked by Federal Judge in Texas We had some frustrating immigration news last month, as U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen from Texas declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program illegal. The verdict was handed down in a lawsuit filed by Texas and eight other conservative states with intention to halt the Read more about DACA Update and the Potential Path to Citizenship[…]

June 2021 Newsletter

Employment Authorization for U-visa Petitioners This month was looking pretty uneventful in terms of immigration news, and then we got a major announcement. USCIS issued an important policy update that provides new protections to U-visa applicants (both principal and derivative) with pending cases. Effective immediately, upon initial review of Form I-918 petitions, USCIS will issue Read more about June 2021 Newsletter[…]

Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, You Have Options!

Despite all the progress that has been made in addressing crimes of domestic violence, these types of crimes are still some of the most underreported. This is even more true for instances of domestic violence in which the suffering party depends on the abuser to obtain their legal residency in the United States. That need Read more about Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, You Have Options![…]

How A U-Visa Can Help You If You Are the Victim of a Crime

The U NonImmigrant Visa was created by Congress in 2000 as a part of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (including the Battered Immigrant Women’s Protection Act). Its main purpose is to help ensure a safe lawful status for noncitizens who are victims of certain crimes, including domestic violence, felonious assault, sexual assault Read more about How A U-Visa Can Help You If You Are the Victim of a Crime[…]