Immigration News

The Notice to Appear (NTA) Memorandum Is Now In Effect

By Attorney Cynthia Milian Earlier this year, we wrote to you addressing the recent changes coming to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and their expanded authority to issue Form I-862, also known as the Notice to Appear (NTA). This stems from the June 28, 2018 Memorandum, Updated Guidance for the Referral of Cases

Göçmenlik Mahkemesi İstatistikleri ve Yeni Göçmenlik Yargıçları

Avukat Cynthia Milian tarafından Göçmenlik Araştırmaları Merkezi geçtiğimiz günlerde Göçmenlik Mahkemesi, Göçmenlik Dairesi İcra Dairesi (EOIR) ve Göçmenlik Temyiz Kurulu (BIA) önünde bekleyen davaların sayısı hakkında bir çalışma yürütmüştür. Raporlar, beklemede olan dosyaların sayısının artmış olduğunu göstermektedir. Bu istatistiklerin yayınlandığı tarih itibariyle, göçmenlik mahkemelerindeki yaklaşık 328 göçmen yargıcının önünde bekleyen 697,777 dosya veya yargıç başına

Las estadísticas de las cortes de migración y los nuevos jueces de migración

Por La Abogada Cynthia Milian El Centro de estudios de Migración llevo a cabo recientemente un estudio en el número de casos pendientes en la Corte de Migración, en la Oficina Ejecutiva de Migración (EOIR) y en la junta de Apelación de Migración (BIA). El reporte reconoce que el número de casos pendiente han incrementado.

Immigration Court Statistics and The New Immigration Judges

By attorney: Cynthia Milian The Center for Immigration Studies recently conducted a study on the number of cases pending before the Immigration Court, Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR), and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). The reports acknowledge that the number of cases pending have only increased.  As of the date those statistics were

Hace Más Fácil La Denegación De Su Aplicación

Por La abogada Nadia Khalid El 11 de Septiembre del 2018 el Centro de Servicios de Migración y Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos (“USCIS”) presento una nueva política que permitirá a los adjudicadores de visas negar solicitudes o peticiones sin antes emitir una solicitud de evidencia adicional (“RFE”) o entregar un aviso de intención de

USCIS Makes it Easier to Deny Your Application

By Attorney Nadia Khalid On September 11, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) introduced a policy that will allow visa adjudicators to deny visa applications or petitions without first issuing a request for additional evidence (“RFE”) or delivering a “notice of intent to deny” (“NOID”).  The idea behind this policy is to deter

The Process of Re-calendaring Administratively Closed Cases—Which Cases are Priority and What Can I Do Now?

 By Attorney Cynthia Milian Around June 2018, we wrote about the case of Castro-Tum, where the Attorney General held that Immigration Judge’s (IJ’s) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) do not have the general authority to suspend indefinitely immigration proceedings by the administrative closure. The BIA has held that admin closure “is available to

Approval for 245i Adjustment of Status and Retention of F2B Preference

Only mere hours after a grueling interview in the Houston Field Office and a gross mistake by USCIS, we received news that our client had been approved for his adjustment of status. Petitioner became a U.S. citizen before the client’s preference became current. Realizing the preference as an unmarried son and daughter of a legal

Successful Matter of Quilantan Approval in Houston, TX after previous denial

August 20, 2018, was a very memorable day in the life of our client, a Mexico-born individual who genuinely believed that they were a U.S. citizen their entire life. Having been birthed by a midwife and registered late in the valley (Texas), the client had a U.S. birth certificate and lived in the U.S. as