The December 2017 visa bulletin was recently released. Most notably, the EB5 Regional Center immigrant investor pilot program has only been extended until December 8, 2017. If no legislative action is taken by then, these visas will become unavailable on December 9, 2017. December 2017 For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A[…]
Here is a handy fact sheet created by Muslim Advocates and Penn State Law School on the latest travel ban:
Copied from the DHS website: Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Release Date: September 5, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR: James W. McCament Acting Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Thomas D. Homan Acting Director U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Kevin K. McAleenan Acting Commissioner U.S. Customs and Border Protection Joseph B. Maher[…]
Just a few moments ago, Politico broke the news that Trump has ended the DACA program with a 6 months delay. It is absolutely heartbreaking that 800,000 young people in the US and 18,000 people in Washington State will have their deferred status taken away in 6 months. Despite industry leaders from all corners of[…]
I am delighted to announce that guest today will be Attorney Tim Warden Hertz. Tim is an attorney with the Northwest Immigrant’s Right Project and recently played a crucial part in a new law that helps young immigrants. Listen to us speak on Seattle’s only 24/7 South Asian radio station Desi 1250am tomorrow July 25th 2017[…]
I was honored to have appeared on local NPR radio station KUOW’s The Record with Bill Radke recently. Here is a link to the podcast of The Record. (The discussion starts at around 18 minutes). Thank you KUOW for having me!
A few moments ago today, a new travel ban order was signed. I have read the fact sheet and will be writing more with commentary- stay tuned. For now, here is a quick summary of what the EO contains: New Travel Ban issued on March 6 which will go into effect on March 16, 2017 Travel[…]
On Sunday March 4th 2017, Politico broke the news that a new travel ban executive order is likely to be signed on Monday March 6th 2017. Here is the link. Details of the order are not available yet. However, readers should take note of the following: If you are currently traveling outside the US, you should[…]
The executive orders are causing wide spread panic and are seeing confused application of the order at the airports. We are also hearing that processing of immigration cases are being suspended within the US too. While there is no official letter on the issue, the actions are speaking very loudly. Here are some things to[…]
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