Category Archives: USCIS Updates

TPS extension for Hondurans, Nicaraguans and Haitians

On November 4, 2011, USCIS announced the extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduran and Nicaraguan TPS beneficiaries. TPS allows beneficiaries to remain lawfully in the United States, for a designated period of time, with an Employment Authorization Document.  Status for Hondurans and Nicaraguans is extended for 18 months, from its current expiration date […]

The realities of the new Obama Policy

The American Immigration Lawyers Association has produced a must-read document in response to Obama’ new administration’s policy directive on all individuals currently in deportation proceedings.  The documents are available in english and spanish. AILA advisory memo (english) consumer-warning-for-dhs-annoucement-2011-08-181-eng AILA advisory memo (spanish) consumer-warning-for-dhs-annoucement-2011-08-18-span

U.S. Temporarily Suspends Policy of Deporting Widows of Citizens

—————————————————————————– June 10, 2009 By MIRIAM JORDAN – The Wall Street Journal The Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday it is temporarily freezing a policy of deporting widows and widowers of U.S. citizens, a sign of the Obama administration’s interest in new approaches to immigration. Only a few hundred people were at risk of deportation […]