Immigration Law

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Deferred Action / DREAM Update Page
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Refresh often as links will change! Also check the websites of your local immigration service providers. [This page last revised 6-19-12 at 9:50 a.m. Central.] - DHS 6-15-12 announcement with links - USCIS 6-19-12 page with links, FAQs - CLINIC... Read More

Not Quite the DREAM Act for Military DREAMers
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Unauthorized immigrants are not currently allowed to enlist in the US Armed Forces voluntarily (although they may be drafted, if there is a military draft) . People with work permits or “deferred action” are likewise currently ineligible... Read More

A lawful step for the immigration system
Posted on 30 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" P resident Obama recently announced a policy to stop deportation of most undocumented immigrants who came here as children and to give them a quasi-status, called deferred action, that can let them work legally. Perhaps 800,000 Dreamers (as these... Read More

The President Has Spoken - Can DHS Make the Immigration DREAM Come True?
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The task now falls to the Homeland Security Department's immigration components, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to review the anticipated flood of cases for deferred-action... Read More

DREAM Plan Poses "Significant Implementation Challenges"
Posted on 21 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The large number of people who could qualify for relief under the policy presents significant implementation challenges that need be addressed: Capacity: Case-by-case review and determinations are a labor-intensive process that will require... Read More

Archetypal DREAMer Pins Hopes on Deferred Action Status
Posted on 3 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Gutierrez is the archetype of a talented and driven young person. He graduated as the salutatorian of the High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology in 2009, and received a full academic scholarship to Georgetown University, an academically... Read More