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Are You Ready for H-1B CAP Season?
Are You Ready for H-1B CAP Season? By Houston Immigration Attorney Michele L Strickland What is an H-1B visa? The Immigration and Nationality Act provides the H-1B visa category for temporary specialty workers. A specialty occupation is one that requires a college degree. Employers may temporarily employ foreign nationals who hold at least a Bachelor’s […]
Five Trends in Immigration Court
By Jose Aponte, Esq. January 2018 As an attorney that spends a considerable amount of time in Immigration Court throughout the Houston area (Downtown, CCA Detention Center on Greens Road, as well as, via teleconference from the Joe Corley Detention Center), I watch for trends that may be developing over time. Here are five of […]
BASARILI BIR ILTICA GORUSMESI SAHIP OLMANIN ILK ON YOLU
01 GORUSME ONCESI– BEYANNAME VE BASVURUYU INCELEYIN Bildirinizi ve basvurunuzu gonderdikten bir sure sonra ve iltica gorusmenizden bir iki hafta once gozden gecirin. Herhangi bir hatayı daha iyi yakalayabilir ve eklenmesi gereken onemli ayrıntıları atlayıp atlamadıgınızı fark edebilirsiniz. 02 GORUSME ONCESI- GORUSME ICIN HAZIRLIKBaşvuruyu tamamen gözden geçirin ve avukatınızla, yakın aile bireylerinizle veya arkadaşlarınızla hikayenizin ayrıntılarını inceleyin. […]
GOCMENLIK BUROSUNA YAPILAN ILTICA BASVURULARI ICIN GUNCEL ZAMAN CIZELGESI
Aralık 2017 Iltica Gocmenlik Avukatı Ruby L. Powers Kurul Onaylı gocmenlik avukatı olarak, dokuz yıldan fazla suredir, aralıksız olarak iltica davaları uzerine sadece gocmenlik hukuku alanında hizmet vermekteyim. Affirmative (Multeci bürosuna yapılan iltica) ve Defensive (Mahkeme yoluyla olan iltica) Iltica alanlarında bir hukuk ogrencisi olarak multeci hukugu kliniginde baslayan ve yıllardır devam eden calısmalarımdan dolayı, […]
The Importance of Maintaining Status while changing to Student Status
by Immigration Attorney Michele Strickland So you entered as a visitor and decided to go to college. You applied and were accepted to a school and the DSO issued an I-20, now what? It is very important to know that you may not enroll and attend classes while on a tourist visa (B-1/B- 2). […]
Current Affirmative Asylum Interview Scheduling Times
December 2017 By Asylum Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers I am a Board Certified Immigration attorney and have practiced solely immigration law for over nine years with a constant case load of asylum cases. Having worked on affirmative and defensive asylum since being a law student in the immigration law clinic and many years later, […]
Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protection for Haitians
The Trump Administration has decided to end Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) for Haitians who were in the U.S. and could not return to the Haiti as a result of the devastations left by a 2010 earthquake and subsequently by a 2015 hurricane. Haitians that were in the U.S. under this Temporary Protection Program will be […]
Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration Sanctuary Cities Order
On Monday, November 20 th , a federal judge permanently blocked President Trump’s executive order cutting funding from jurisdictions that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick, in lawsuits brought by the California counties of San Francisco and Santa Clara, ruled that the Administration did not have the constitutional […]
The Updated and Improved Provisional Waiver and recent processing times
By Provisional Waiver Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers November 15, 2017 What is an I-601A waiver (Provisional Waiver)? The I-601A, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver, is a waiver that was introduced in 2013 under the Obama Administration. This waiver allows certain individuals, who entered the United States unlawfully, to be able to pursue residency while maintaining […]
The Trump administration continues its anti-immigrant agenda by ending TPS for some countries and threatening to remove the designation for more. Most recently, the administration announced it will terminate Nicaraguan TPS, with the last day of TPS to be Jan. 5, 2019. This follows the termination of TPS status for Sudan (last day:Nov. 2, 2018). Honduran […]