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Garry Davis and Beatriz Godoy Provide the Inside Scoop on U.S. Immigration Law on “Immigration Nation Podcast”

By Davis & Associates | January 24, 2024

Davis & Associates—a leading immigration law firm based in Texas—is proud to announce that their founder and owner, Garry Davis, and immigration lawyer, Beatriz Godoy, will be featured guests on the new podcast “Immigration Nation Podcast.” The podcast provides listeners with the latest news and updates about U.S. immigration law, as well as insights from…

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What is Political Asylum?

By Garry Davis | June 10, 2023

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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Public Charge Implementation | Immigration Policy

How Public Charge Policy Affects Immigration | Ask Garry

By Davis & Associates | June 12, 2022

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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Ukraine immigration to US

Options for Ukrainians Wishing to Immigrate to the United States

By Davis & Associates | March 10, 2022

Our hearts go out to the people of Ukraine in this difficult time in world events. It may be news to many of us, but it’s real life to those affected and whose loved ones are impacted by the aggression. I personally have friends and many clients who are from Ukraine and our thoughts and…

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The US Government to Require COVID Vaccine for Permanent Residence

The US Government to Require COVID Vaccine for Permanent Residence

By Davis & Associates | October 15, 2021

When someone is applying to become a permanent resident, the person must establish that they are “admissible” as defined in the Immigration and Nationality Act Section 212 (INA Section 212). For INA Section 212 purposes, admissible means legally eligible to be “admitted” to the US, such as on a visa. It also means eligible to…

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USCIS Filing Fees

Current USCIS Application Fees

By Davis & Associates | September 5, 2021

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services periodically adjusts its application fees. Often, fee changes take place at the beginning of the next fiscal year, which begins in October. However, that’s not always the case. Because these fees are subject to change, it’s best to check with the USCIS website to determine the current filing…

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DACA in Jeopardy Again

By Davis & Associates | July 23, 2021

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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F1 Student Visa Change of Status

Significant Policy Shift for F-1 Change of Status Applications with USCIS

By Davis & Associates | July 20, 2021

Recently, USCIS announced a major change in policy related to applications to change status from any other immigration status to F-1 student status. Change of status is a technical process managed by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services agency of the Department of Homeland Security in which a person who came into the US on…

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Administrative Closure - Texas Immigration Attorney

Deportation News: Administrative Closure Restored

By Davis & Associates | July 15, 2021

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

By Davis & Associates | June 24, 2021

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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