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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Asylum Trends in 2018: The Importance of Seeking an Experienced Asylum Attorney

By: Nadia Khalid, Attorney at Powers Law Group In the ever-changing world of U.S. Immigration Policy, the Powers Law Group has seen a dramatic change in the approach and enforcement of asylum law and asylum interviews.  Asylum offices across the United States are backlogged and over-burdened by a high volume of asylum applications, lack of …

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A Recent Case Holds that Asylum Applications Can Be Filed After the One-Year Deadline

Under U.S. law, you must file within one year of your last entry into the United States in order to remain eligible for asylum. However, there are certain exceptions that may allow you to file after one year, such as the existence of changed or extraordinary circumstances that can affect an individual’s eligibility for asylum. …

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USCIS Reminds Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone of May 21 Termination

USCIS is reminding the public that the designations of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone terminate effective May 21, 2017. To provide sufficient time for an orderly transition, the Department of Homeland Security gave beneficiaries under these three designations 8 months advance notice of the expiration by publishing 3 notices in …

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