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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 ...

Surge In Russia-Ukraine Refugees At The U.S. Border And Title 42

17 March 2022

Author: Alena Shautsova With the war brewing between Russia and Ukraine, it is expected that citizens of both nations would seek refuge in other countries. That is exactly what is happening, especially amongst those close to the most attacked areas. But Ukrainians and Russians did not just start seeking refuge in other countries today. A large num ...

The Plight Of Unregistered Immigrants As The Biden's Build-back Better Plan Is Delayed

14 March 2022

  The Build Back Better Plan was an agenda initiated by President Joe Biden before his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States of America. The plan is divided into three major parts, namely; The American Rescue Plan(ARP), The American Job Plan(AJP), and The American Families Plan. The plan was received with mixed reactions fro ...

Country Conditions: The Persecution Of LGBT Members In Georgia

26 February 2022

  Georgia (or the Republic of Georgia)- not to be mistaken for the State of Georgia in the US- is a transcontinental country in Europe and Asia. The country was a member of the defunct Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR or Soviet Union). The Republic of Georgia practices a unitary parliamentary system of government. Georgian laws port ...

Country Conditions: The Persecution Of The Uyghur People In China

16 February 2022

  The People's Republic of China which is governed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is a unitary and socialist state, governed with a Marxist-Leninist ideology. With a population of over a 1.3billion people,- making it the most populous nation on earth- the country consists of over sixty ethnic groups. The majority ethnic group is the Han ...

Country Conditions: The Persecution Of Ethnic Groups In Burma

09 February 2022

  Burma officially referred to as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (for short, Myanmar) is a country in the southeastern part of Asia. It has an estimated population of about 54 million. The country practices a unitary assembly independent republic administered by a military junta. It has had no functioning legislative arm since the coup ...

Country Conditions: The Persecution Of Political Opposition In Thailand

08 February 2022

  Thailand or more formally, the Kingdom of Thailand is a southeastern Asian country that runs on a constitutional monarchy and a democratic parliamentary system of government. It has three arms of government, namely; the executive, legislature, and judiciary. The judiciary is supposed to be an independent institution, but unfolding events ha ...

Country Conditions: Persecution Of Christians In India

03 February 2022

  The Republic of India, popularly referred to as India is a South Asian country with over 1,350,000,000(estimated), making it the second-most populous nation in the world after China. India is well known for its large landmass which places it as the seventh-largest country by area. The country is a federal state practicing a parliamentary sy ...

EB-2 National Interest Waiver For STEM Professionals

31 January 2022

  With the understanding that technological advancement is a viable and feasible feeder for the United States economy, the government of the United States led by president Joe Biden is taking drastic and progressive steps in ensuring increased economic growth and technological competitiveness. To achieve this, the United States government per ...

Dealing With Lengthy EAD Processing Timelines: Practice Tips And Pointers

26 January 2022

Based on AILA practice advice. In the last couple of years, an unexpected drawback has been experienced by the USCIS in the arbitration of Employment Authorization Document(EAD) cards. This has led to practitioners and applicants running around searching out methods to improve the processing or to inquire [in a forward-looking manner] into cases s ...

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