Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates | Immigration Law

What is Political Asylum?

Political asylum is an application filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), that allows an applicant to seek protection from persecution in their country of nationality. An applicant must prove the following: That the application has been filed within one year of entry into…

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Garry Davis Shares Insights on Family-Based Immigration at AILA Texas Spring Conference

Dallas Immigration Attorney Garry Davis Shares Insights on Family-Based Immigration at AILA Texas Spring Conference

Garry Davis, a prominent Board Certified, Dallas immigration lawyer and founding partner of Davis & Associates, was among the notable speakers at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Texas Spring Conference held on Friday, March 31st in Austin, Texas. The AILA is a national bar association that comprises attorneys and law professors who practice and…

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Public Charge Implementation | Immigration Policy

How Public Charge Policy Affects Immigration | Ask Garry

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, has recently implemented changes relating to the public charge rule that impact immigration cases (particularly anyone seeking admission) in the United States. This guide explains the new public charge rule, as well as how it may impact your case and whether you can provide documentation to help show…

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Afghanistan Humanitarian Parole

Humanitarian Parole Now Available to Afghani Nationals

We have watched the recent horrific and heart-wrenching news and images of desperate refugees fleeing from the Taliban in Afghanistan. This painful and distressing scene is amplified because family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, some currently in the morass of the U.S. immigration process, remain in Afghanistan today. Regrettably, the U.S. immigration…

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DACA in Jeopardy Again

After 9 years of having the DACA program in place, a federal judge has chosen now as the right time to determine that when it was put in place 2 presidents ago, the rules were not properly followed in starting the program. Frankly, it’s inexplicable. If this were an issue, it should have come up…

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Administrative Closure - Texas Immigration Attorney

Deportation News: Administrative Closure Restored

The US Attorney General has issued a decision restoring Administrative Closure as a tool for Immigration Judges to use in removal proceedings to effectively manage their dockets. With this decision, along with the recent memorandum restoring prosecutorial discretion to the ICE Office of the Chief Counsel, the deportation authorities again have the power to control…

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Asylum Domestic Violence and Gangs

Hope for Victims of Crime Seeking Asylum in the US

Domestic violence and gang violence are rampant throughout the world, particularly in Central America. Governments there either don’t care, are too corrupt, or are incapable of addressing these serious issues. Women and children in particular are targets for physical and sexual abuse and marginalization and have nowhere to turn for protection from maltreatment. Often they…

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What To Expect In Your Green Card Interview - Davis & Associates

What to Expect at Your Green Card Interview

If you’re like many people who have to attend a green card interview, you’re probably wondering what to expect and how you can prepare. You probably have a few other questions, as well, such as how long the interview will take and what you should bring. This guide explains exactly what to expect at your…

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