Immigration Law

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News Excerpts from the March 1, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 23 Feb 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

EOIR Revises Docket Priorities | On February 3, 2016, Chief Immigration Judge Print Maggard issued a memorandum revising certain docket priorities for the Executive Office for Immigration Review. In cases involving unaccompanied minors, immigration... Read More

One DREAM Short
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by Matthew Bender Editorial Staff

by Karol Brown and Sharon Underwood Jorge-Alonso Chehade-Zegarra (known as Alonso to his friends) is one of thousands of young people working for the passage of the DREAM Act. But Alonso's situation is more dire and more desperate than these others... Read More

Will House Republicans Accept the Senate Proposal for Immigration Reform?
Posted on 25 Feb 2013 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

By Nolan Rappaport In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Former House Judiciary Committee counsel Nolan Rappaport goes through the recent bipartisan Senate proposal for immigration reform and discusses its pluses, minuses, and prospects in the House of Representatives... Read More

Not the DREAM Act, but a Temporary End to the Fear of Removal for Some Undocumented Youth
Posted on 21 Jun 2012 by Carrie L. Rosenbaum

By Carrie Rosenbaum On June 15 President Obama announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would not deport certain undocumented youth who would otherwise be eligible for the DREAM Act. The administration instituted a policy change, but... Read More

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Should Undocumented Young People Apply?
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

By Dan Berger and Stephen Yale-Loehr The Obama administration's program for young people who came to the United States as children and lack a valid immigration status (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) has sparked extensive debate, advice... Read More

Bender's Immigration Bulletin: News Excerpts For Nov. 1, 2011
Posted on 26 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Update: Centralized Receipting for Various N-Forms The receipting of Forms N-300, N-336, N-600 and N-600K has been centralized in the Dallas and Phoenix Lockbox facilities and away from local field offices, effective October 30, 2011. This effort... Read More