DACA

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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ICE - Prosecutorial Discretion

Big Changes for ICE – Prosecutorial Discretion Can Make a Difference for Many Immigrants

On May 27th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commonly known as ICE, released a nationwide memorandum to guide the government’s immigration attorneys on removal policies and priorities. It is one of the most progressive movements made to date under the Biden Administration to work with the immigrant community. This memo now provides a framework for the…

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President Biden and Amnesty

President Biden and Amnesty

There has been a lot of talk about the Biden Administration providing amnesty benefits to people living in the U.S. illegally. This rumor has motivated me to write an article on the subject of amnesty and how the U.S. government system works to check the powers of the various branches of the federal government. What…

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