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Particular Social Group And Asylum Claims: Examples And Explanations

20 May 2021

Author: USA Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova New York Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova helps her clients to navigate complex waters of the US Asylum law when preparing and submitting their asylum claims before an Asylum office or Immigration Judge. An asylum is one of the most common Immigration benefits a person with no status can file for in ...

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 ...

Asylum Interview Do-s And Don’t-s

12 April 2021

Author: US Asylum Attorney Alena Shautsova New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps asylum seekers to submit their claims for asylum, prepare for the interview, assist with further processing of the asylum claims if the case is referred to Immigration court. It is no doubt that official immigration interviews such as an Asylum Interview ...

EOIR Changes The Way The Immigration Court Cases Are Being Processed

07 April 2021

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova EOIR or Executive office of Immigration Review adopted a new policy for processing cases in Immigration court. It means that every person who is in Immigration court now (in other words persons who are in removal or deportation proceedings), or those who can be placed in such a removal or depo ...

A Break For U Visa Petitioners: No Deportation For 90 Days

30 March 2021

Author: NYC Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova On February 13, 2020, a lawsuit was filed against ICE’s former Acting Director Matthew Albence by ASISTA and Sanctuary for Families. The lawsuit was about the the ICE’s intention to eliminate the prima facie determination process for U visa petitioners. On March 18, 2021, Judge Jeffrey Meyer granted s ...

ICE Prosecutorial Discretion Review Process

17 March 2021

Author: Deportation Attorney Alena Shautsova New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps clients to fight for their status and stay in the United States. On March 11, 2021, ICE announced a new procedure that could change millions of lives: a case review tool. Over the past decade, ICE's priorities for deportation and removal enforcement hav ...

The Public Charge Rule: What’s The Deference?

01 March 2021

Auhtor: NYC Immigraiton Lawyer Alena Shautsova Many of you are aware of the public charge rule modification that was adopted by the Trump administration and that affected virtually every, or most applicants for adjustment of status in the United States. Once the administration changed hands, the Biden’s team promised to revise the rule, but it i ...

Immigration Reform: U.S. Citizenship Act 2021

24 February 2021

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova The US Citizenship Act 2021 marks the next wave of President Biden’s immigration reform. It is intended to bring about the sweeping changes his campaign and his supporter's dream of. Where the sweeping nature of the reforms may be seen by many as a moral necessity, the lack of support from the ...

Dangers Of Using Unauthorized Social Security Number And Immigration

17 February 2021

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer The Fifth Circuit court has handed a dividing precedent on the case of Munoz-Rivera v Wilkinson. The case before the court was that of Fernando Munoz-Rivera, a Mexican born migrant who had passed into the US in 2010 with an unauthorized social security number. After five years, he was picked up by the USCIS and ...

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