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Fourth Circuit Ruling on Decision to Rescind DACA

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA, is a program created by the Obama Administration for individuals who entered the United States before age sixteen and are now in undocumented or illegal status. Under DACA, the U.S. government can defer deportation of these individuals and the recipients are able to work, obtain Read More

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Pennsylvania REAL ID

Starting October 2020, a Pennsylvania driver’s license or photo identification card will not be enough to fly domestically. At that time, all Pennsylvania residents will be required to have a “REAL ID” or some other federally-accepted form of identification in order to fly domestically or enter federal and military buildings. Currently, persons holding a state-issued Read More

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Immigration Law

Immigrants represent roughly 14% of the United States’ population, and an amazing 19% of the world’s total immigrants reside in the United States. Immigration Law is the group of federal laws that provides for how individuals can enter and leave the United States, on a temporary or permanent basis, and what activities they can perform Read More

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Friday’s DACA Hearing

On Friday, February 22nd, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments about President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA is an immigration policy that applies to certain individuals who entered the U.S. before age sixteen and are now in undocumented or illegal status. Read More

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Court Ruling Could Allow for New DACA Applicants

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that the DACA program must remain in place for renewals and that the Department of Homeland Security must start accepting new applications.  Judge John D. Bates of the Federal District Court ruled that the administration’s decision to terminate DACA was based on the “virtually unexplained” grounds that the program was Read More

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Supreme Court Stays Out of DACA Dispute

The Supreme Court has decided not to hear a challenge to a lower court ruling regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA). The Court refused to bypass the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals by declining to take up the Department of Justice’s appeal of a California federal judge’s January ruling that forced the Read More

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Preliminary Injunction Prompts USCIS to Accept DACA Renewals

USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) has resumed accepting DACA renewal applications per the order of a California federal judge.  This comes four months after the DACA program was rescinded in September 2017 by the Trump Administration. DACA, or “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals,” is a program that began under the Obama Administration to allow Read More

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Important Changes to Religious Worker Visa Program

Immigrants who work in a religious vocation or occupation may be able to immigrate to the United States., or adjust their status, under a special religious worker immigrant visa. In order to be eligible for this visa, you must be a member of a non-profit, religious organization that has existed in the United States for Read More

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Trump Administration Ends DACA Immigration Program

The Trump Administration is rescinding the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) immigration program that was instituted by President Barack Obama in 2012. The program will be phased out over the next six (6) months to provide Congress with time to act to preserve the protections offered by the program if it chooses. The DACA program Read More

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Applications

With President-elect Donald Trump set to take office in January, the future is uncertain for undocumented individuals. President-elect Trump could revoke or discontinue President Obama’s executive order governing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Therefore, now is the time for interested individuals to take action to apply for the DACA program. Under DACA, Read More

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