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Benefits Under Central American Minors(CAM) Program By The USCIS And DOS

24 April 2023

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova Imagine, in 2017, Martha had to flee El Salvador with her older son when gangs decided to recruit him, and when he refused, threatened to kill the entire family. Martha took her 13 years old son, and together they reached the US. But Martha could not take her young children for fears of not being ...

Florida’s State Government Pushes Forward A Controversial Immigration Law

13 April 2023

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is trying to get support for a hard-line new immigration law in his state. The governor held a press conference in February where he touted the bill as a response to President Biden’s “woke” agenda. The new bill, which is being promoted as one of the toughest in the country, aims to crack down on illegal immigration. ...

Asylum Travel Ban 2023: Rolling The Dice

11 March 2023

Author: US Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova Recently, the Joe Biden administration released a new proposed law that will almost eliminate the seeking of asylum in the United States. According to observers and concerned individuals, this proposed rule referred to as the "Circumvention of Lawful Pathways," seeks to expel the chances of refugees see ...

Dream Act 2023

18 February 2023

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova While the American political divide is as wide as ever, some sparks of unity still shine through. Earlier this month, two senators from either side of the party aisle demonstrated rare bipartisan consensus. It is important to understand exactly what the Dream Act is and why it is so deeply tied t ...

Welcome Corps: New Way For Refugees To Come To The U.S.

01 February 2023

Author: US Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova The United States of America has always been a helper to other countries, especially in times of need. One avenue of assistance is the acceptance of and aid provided to refugees. Just last week, the Welcome Corps, which is a private refugee sponsorship program, was officially unveiled by State Secretary A ...

Biden’s New Immigration Policy: Come Legally And You Will Have Your Day In Court!

01 February 2023

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova Just recently, the topic of immigration was at the forefront of discussions during the North American Leaders' Summit, where President Biden, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico met to address pressing issues. President Biden defended his ...

EB-2 National Interest Waivers (Non-Physicians)

29 December 2022

What to do if you would like to obtain a green card or permanent residency in the United States but you do not have anyone to petition for you, such as an employer. In certain cases, a person may self-petition for permanent residency in the Untied States, if they possess high qualifications. Congress established a green card pathway for those w ...

Hope For Immigration Reform

21 December 2022

With the constant wave of tension surrounding immigration issues in the country, any slight positivity on the matter is likely a spark of hope for interested parties. One major problem that has plagued immigration, is the disagreement among political parties over the Immigration reform. With such a problem, no favorable and agreeable deal can be ...

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