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President Obama's Unconscionable Betrayal of Israel at the UN
In this article, I will examine the contents of this disgraceful resolution that President Obama supported and allowed to pass, reasons why President Obama's final betrayal of Israel should surprise no one...
USCIS Issues Reminder for Forms N-400 Filed on or After Dec. 23, 2016
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) reported that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a reminder that starting on December 23, 2016, applicants for naturalization must use the 12/23/16 edition of the Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
USCIS to Accept Older Editions of Certain Forms Until Feb. 21, 2017
On December 23, 2016, the new fee schedule for United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) forms went into effect. In accordance with the new fee schedule, the USCIS released new editions of affected USCIS forms.
Continuing Resolution Extends Key Immigration Programs Until April 28
On December 9, 2016, the United States Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through April 28, 2017, by a margin of 63-36. The continuing resolution will extend several important immigration initiatives until April 28, 2017, most notably the EB5 immigrant investor program.
USCIS Releases Reminder Regarding Form I-924A Requirement
On December 7, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a reminder regarding the new fees for the Form I-924A, Annual Certification of Regional Center.
System Issues Regarding Background Checks Delay Certain Naturalization Cases
AILA explains that on November 28, 2016, “a computer coding error impacted the accuracy of the FBI background checks for about 15,000 … pending naturalization cases.” Of these 15,000 naturalization cases, approximatively 3,000 cases were pending at a USCIS field office...
Reactions to Castro's Death and How His Oppression of LGBTQ Individuals Affected US Immigration Law
In this article, I discuss reactions to the death of the tyrant and how his brutal policies toward LGBTQ individuals led to a very important Board of Immigrations precedent decision for such individuals seeking asylum, refugee status, or withholding of removal in the United States.
In Choosing the Next Justice, Focus Only on Qualifications and Merit
Over the next few weeks, I look forward to examining the list of Supreme Court prospects offered by President-Elect Donald Trump in depth. On first glance, the President-Elect appears to have assembled an outstanding list of conservative legal minds, and offers great hope of finding...
DHS OIG Report on Green Card Issuance Issues
In this article, we will examine the results of the DHS OIG report and what it may mean going forward.
AILA Publishes Comments on Proposed Revisions to the Form I-589
On September 19, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security published a new proposed rule revising the Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal. The proposed changes were published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 64190.
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