Understanding the New U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

So far, President Biden is keeping his promise to make immigration one of his biggest priorities upon entering office. In his first week in office, he signed four key documents to immediately undo some of the damage the Trump administration did to the country’s immigration policies. These included: a memorandum to the Attorney General, which Read more about Understanding the New U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021[…]

Immigration Policy Update: What You Need to Know

With President Biden’s inauguration just days away, we are all waiting to see what this will mean for the direction of the country going forward, and specifically, for immigration policy. Indeed, it seems like even the results of the election themselves have already helped to change the conversation around immigration, even before Biden has taken Read more about Immigration Policy Update: What You Need to Know[…]

What a Biden Presidency Will Mean For Immigration Policy

In what is the biggest news for United States immigration since 2016, it is certain that Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States. President-Elect Biden has promised to pass key legislation in the first 100 days of his term that will undo many of the Trump administration’s destructive immigration policies and Read more about What a Biden Presidency Will Mean For Immigration Policy[…]

Form I-944: What You Need to Know When Filing for Adjustment of Status

We have written much about the public charge rule that was put into effect by the Trump administration and the ongoing litigation that ensued to stop it from taking effect. Timeline of Latest Court Decisions On September 11th, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals issued a decision that, for the time being, allowed the Read more about Form I-944: What You Need to Know When Filing for Adjustment of Status[…]

How to File a Petition to Remove the Conditions on Permanent Residence

If your legal residency is based on your marriage to a United States citizen or your parent’s marriage to a United States citizen (i.e. you have conditional residency status), you will at some point want to remove these conditions and obtain your permanent residency, which is a more stable legal status that is not dependent Read more about How to File a Petition to Remove the Conditions on Permanent Residence[…]

Analyzing Biden’s Immigration Proposal

Former Vice President Biden’s proposed immigration policy stands in stark contrast with that of the Trump administration. Certainly, Biden’s record during the Obama administration was much friendlier and had reasonable policies. Progress was made, including the institution of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which provided work permits and travel documents to over 600,000 Read more about Analyzing Biden’s Immigration Proposal[…]