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Sep 2017

5 Things You Should Know About DACA Ending

As we all know last 5 of September of the present year, John Sessions in representation of President Trump´s entire administration declared the ending of DACA program. Law Office of Eliana Phelps gives you 5 important facts you should know about DACA ending: New DACA application will not be accepted. USCIS announced that will not accept new DACA application for the first time after the 5th...


Jul 2017

USCIS to Naturalize 15,000 New Citizens

USCIS to Naturalize 15,000 New Citizens During Independence Day Holiday Citizenship candidates take the Oath at public parks and historic landmarks nationwide. Release Date: June 29, 2017 WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the 241st  anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and our nation’s birthday, by welcoming nearly 15,000 new U.S. citizens during more than 65 Independence Day-themed naturalization ceremonies across the country...


Jun 2017

USCIS Introduces Redesigned Form for Green Card Applicants

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today published a revised Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485). The new Form I-485 and instructions have been substantially updated to reduce complexity after collecting comments from the public and stakeholders. The revised version gives applicants better information to accurately complete Form I-485, including clear navigation to the parts of the form and isntructions that...


Jun 2017

Where to Send Form N-600?

Form N­-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, is the USCIS form that must be filed by individuals who acquire or derive US citizenship from their parents and by the individuals who become US citizens by the action of law, to obtain US citizenship certificates. A variety of supporting documents must be submitted and copies of birth certificates, passports, naturalization certificates or citizenship certificates, of your...


Jun 2017

Difference Between Visa Expiration Date and Authorized Period of Stay

A lot of people are unaware of the difference between the visa expiration date and the date of expiration of their authorized period of stay. To travel to the U.S. you must hold a passport and a valid U.S visa. You need to get the right type of visa based on the purpose of your trip to the U.S. With a visa, you can travel...


May 2017

Temporary Protected Status for Haiti Extended for Six Months

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Haiti (and eligible individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in Haiti) through Jan. 22, 2018. After consulting with the appropriate U.S. government agencies and reviewing country conditions, Secretary Kelly has determined that a limited, six-month extension is warranted. Although Haiti has made significant progress in recovering...

Immigration Politics Ticker


May 2017

Immigration Politics Ticker

On Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee began considering three immigration bills that would implement President Trump’s mass deportation plan. The bills would create a massive, militarized federal deportation force, require local law enforcement to use their finite local resources, waste taxpayer money, and deprive asylum seekers and refugees of humanitarian protection. The committee recessed after making its way through two amendments on the first bill...

H-1B Cap Subject Petitions | USCIS


May 2017

H-1B Cap Subject Petitions | USCIS

USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions USCIS announced on May 3, 2017, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2018 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in our computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected. Due to the high volume of filings, USCIS is unable to provide a definite...


Jan 2016

Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson on Southwest Border Security

Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson on Southwest Border Security Release Date: January 4, 2016 For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: 202-282-8010 (En Español) As I have said repeatedly, our borders are not open to illegal migration; if you come here illegally, we will send you back consistent with our laws and values. In the spring and summer of 2014 we faced a significant...