Immigration Law

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BIA on Procedure, Relief: Matter of W-Y-C- & H-O-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 189 (BIA 2018)
Posted on 21 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of W-Y-C- & H-O-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 189 (BIA 2018) (1) An applicant seeking asylum or withholding of removal based on membership in a particular social group must clearly indicate on the record before the Immigration Judge the exact delineation... Read More

DHS, White House Consider Administrative Relief, Including Bond Hearings
Posted on 17 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts expedite cases of incarcerated immigrants. ... Read More

USCIS: Relief for Nationals from Central America Stranded in the U.S. Due to Extreme Flooding
Posted on 1 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Extreme flooding occurring in Central America has led U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to reminding everyone of immigration benefits available upon request to eligible nationals from countries in that region. USCIS understands that... Read More

Unauthorized Aliens: Policy Options for Providing Targeted Immigration Relief
Posted on 25 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"To help inform policy discussions about addressing the unauthorized alien population in these targeted ways, this report will analyze components of the unauthorized population and discuss policy options to provide relief to selected subgroups of... Read More

Paths to Lawful Immigration Status: Results and Implications from the PERSON Survey
Posted on 5 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Anecdotal evidence suggests that a significant percentage of unauthorized immigrants are potentially eligible for some sort of immigration relief, but they either do not know it or are not able to pursue lawful immigration status for other reasons... Read More

USCIS Offers Temporary Immigration Relief for Individuals Affected by Hurricane Sandy
Posted on 2 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds customers affected by Hurricane Sandy of certain U.S. immigration benefits or relief that may be available to them. USCIS understands that a natural disaster can affect an individual’s... Read More

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