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The Supreme Court Upholds The Biden Administration’s Deportation Prioritization Policy

28 June 2023

The Supreme Court has once again weighed in on the seemingly never-ending immigration policy saga. Two days ago, the Supreme Court of the United States turned down a challenge led by the Republican opposition. The motion was a challenge against an immigration policy from President Biden and his administration. About the Policy in Question Th ...

Lost Immigration Court Case: What To Do?

28 November 2022

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova One always hopes that their case will be approved. But what if the case got denied? maybe you failed to present a compelling case due to the time restraints, life events, or poor work of your advisor; maybe you feel that you had a particular tough judge? Well, generally speaking, you will fa ...

The US Government Should Not Waste This Opportunity To Codify The DACA

27 October 2022

Ever since President Obama created the DACA in the 4th year of his presidency, opposition had tried to take it down at every step. Now over 10 years old, the opinion-splitting policy is once again in the spotlight. After a federal judge in the state of Texas ruled that the program was unconstitutional, a court of appeals upheld the decision. Ar ...

Over 63,000 DHS Cases Thrown Out Of Immigration Court This Year

27 October 2022

What happened? Why did Immigration courts dismissed more than 60000 immigration cases this year? When a person is placed in removal proceedings, a notice to appear is issued. Many receive such notices when they ask for asylum at the border of the United States for example, or after an asylum interview if they are referred to immigration court. ...

Patel V. Garland And Its Meaning For Every Immigrant In The US

08 June 2022

Author: Alena Shautsova On May 16, 2022 the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in the case of Patel v. Garland No. 20-979, -- U.S. --, 2022 WL 1528346 (2022). The case could have been unnoticed like hundreds of cases, but this one has ultimate consequences for the Immigration community, and as such the decision has become widely ...

What Is Temporary Protected Status (TPS) And Its Benefits

19 March 2022

Author: Alena Shautsova Temporary Protected Status(TPS) is a non-permanent residence status awarded by the United States government through the Department of Homeland Security Security Secretary to qualified citizens of selected countries who due to certai severe circumstances are incapable to returning to their own country. The temporary and seve ...

Motion To Reopen With Immigration Court Or Board Of Immigration Appeals (BIA)

22 January 2022

Author: New York Immigraiton Lawyer Alena Shautsova A motion to reopen has to be filed if respondent has an order of removal and would like to avoid having the consequences of the order of removal; apply for a relief from removal, or rescind an absentia (default order of removal). Often, a person will find themselves in need to file a motion to re ...

Immigration Court: How To Get Status If You Were Placed In Removal Proceeding

08 November 2021

Author: NYC Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova NYC Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps immigrants to successfully navigate the complex US Immigration system, comply with the Immigration court process and requirements, and present winning arguments in favor of individuals seeking status in the United States. In this blog, we will discuss the ...

DACA: Is It Worth Applying Now?

07 May 2021

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps clients to address the Immigration challenges they face and plan for the successful immigration future in the United States. DACA or deferred action for childhood arrivals was first introduced to the United States Immigration system back in 2012 ...

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