US Citizenship and Immigration Services has posted a new video that clearly explains the Deferred Action process. While USCIS provides a great amount of information for individuals to apply for DACA on their own, I reccomended that those not famliar with immigration law consult with an immigration attorney or a BIA accredited community based organization before
I was so excited to see Benita Veliz speak at the Democratic National Convention. This is the first time that an undocumented dream-act activist has spoken at a national party convention. Ms. Veliz brings hope to all those undocumented youth who came to the U.S. young through no fault of their own and have grown
Today is the day. As of August 15th, 2012, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting applications for deferred action. Thousands of undocumented youth will benefit from this new policy. I encourage all of those who are eligible to apply, but not before understanding what you are applying for. Deferred Action is not
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has released the immigration form that will be required to apply for deferred action of childhood arrivals, or whome some of us have been calling “dreamers”. The form also comes with a detailed list of instructions which provides suggestion for supporting evidence. In order to apply for deferred action one must
On August 15th, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to release more information on Deferred Action for undocumented youth. This program will allow certain undocumented youth to obtain work authorization for two years which will be renewable after the two year period. USCIS has released some information about the program, though it is possible that
Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the country for at least 5 years from 6/15/12 (and meet other requirements) to obtain a temporary legal status and a work permit.
There are students who have been in the US since they were children, and often don’t know that they are undocumented until they apply for a driver’s license or student loan. The DREAM Act was intended to address the disincentive these children face to remain in school and continue into higher education. A general sense
Congrats to Arizona for voting in a moderate republican who understands that enforcement only immigration policy doesn’t make sense and that most of Arizona’s anti-immigration laws are unconstitutional, un-American and unworkable. Click here to read the New York Times article.
I do not support the majority of Gov. Rick Perry’s policies; however, I do admire his support for in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants in Texas. It is clear, that Gov. Perry understands more about immigration than his fellow republican candidates. At a recent republican presidential candidate debate, Rick Perry said the following in regards to in-state tuition.
Great video from the White House on Immigration.