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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) is back. So let’s get right into how to get you approved today! What does this new ruling mean for DACA? December 4, 2020 the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is required to full reinstate the DACA program to the state it was prior to the Wolf Memo. This memo directed the U.S. Citizenship &…
La Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (“DACA”) está de regreso. ¡Así que veamos cómo conseguir su aprobación hoy! ¿Qué significa esta nueva regla para DACA? El 4 de diciembre de 2020, el Tribunal de Distrito de los EE. UU. Para el Distrito Este de Nueva York dictaminó que el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los EE. UU. Debe restablecer por completo el programa DACA en el estado en el que estaba antes…
La visa de turista (también conocida como la “visa de visitante”) es uno de los artículos sobre los que más me preguntan. Qué, dónde y cómo se hace para solicitar y obtener la aprobación de esta visa. Este artículo recorrerá el proceso de principio a fin. ¿Qué es la visa de turista? La visa B2 (ver INA 101 (a) (150 (B)) es una visa de no inmigrante que permite que un extranjero ingrese a los…
The Tourist Visa (aka the “visitor visa”) is one of the items I’m asked about the most. What, where, and how does one go about applying for and getting approved for this visa. This article will go through the process from start to finish. What is the Tourist Visa? The B2 visa (see I.N.A. 101(a)(150(B)) is a non-immigrant visa that permits a foreign national to enter the United States on a temporary basis for either…
Photo by The Presidential Proclamation temporarily suspending immigration into the United States is effective April 22, 2020. What does this mean for you and your loved ones? First, the order itself is only in effect for 60 days from the above date. The president has the option to modify or extend the order should he choose within 50 days of the effective date. If he chooses not to than the proclamation will simply lapse and no…
Photo by The Presidential Proclamation temporarily suspending immigration into the United States is effective April 22, 2020. What does this mean for you and your loved ones? First, the order itself is only in effect for 60 days from the above date. The president has the option to modify or extend the order should he choose within 50 days of the effective date. If he chooses not to than the proclamation will simply lapse and no…
First, let’s discuss the two ways to accrue unlawful presence. Either: You have remained in the United States after the expiration of your authorized stay (Scenario #1); or You are present in the United States without being admitted or paroled (Scenario #2). 212(a)(9)(B)(ii) of the INA ,,,,Scenario #1 You entered the United States on a valid visa such as a B-2 tourist visa, a F-1 student visa, or even under the Visa Waiver Program. Your…
First, let’s discuss the two ways to accrue unlawful presence. Either: You have remained in the United States after the expiration of your authorized stay (Scenario #1); or You are present in the United States without being admitted or paroled (Scenario #2). 212(a)(9)(B)(ii) of the INA ,,,,Scenario #1 You entered the United States on a valid visa such as a B-2 tourist visa, a F-1 student visa, or even under the Visa Waiver Program. Your…