This Week in Immigration

Atty. Aurora Vega-Buzon

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The Trump presidency – What happens next?

WITH the incoming Trump presidency, there is a lot of fear and a lot of questions and uncertainties on what happens to immigration policies and enforcement when he takes office in January 2017.   Mr. Trump’s campaign promises include banning … Continue reading

January 26, 2017

The Trump presidency – What happens next?

WITH the incoming Trump presidency, there is a lot of fear and a lot of questions and uncertainties on what happens to immigration policies and enforcement when he takes office in January 2017.   Mr. Trump’s campaign promises include banning … Continue reading

November 23, 2016

USCIS to increase fees by December

EFFECTIVE December 23, 2016, USCIS will increase its filing fees for applications and petitions for immigration and naturalization benefits under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Thus, applications and petitions filed and/or mailed on or after December 23, 2016 must … Continue reading

November 03, 2016

Expanded provisional waiver of unlawful presence

On July 29, 2016, USCIS announced it is expanding the existing provisional waiver process to allow certain family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (“LPRs”), to apply for provisional waivers of the unlawful presence ground of inadmissibility.  The … Continue reading

August 04, 2016

Humanitarian Parole for urgent medical and family cases

CARLOS is a married child petitioned by his US citizen father.  His priority date is October 30, 1992 and it’s just a matter of months before his visa becomes available.  Unfortunately, his father who is 87 years old, suffered a … Continue reading

February 18, 2016

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