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Parole in Place: Military Benefits for Undocumented Family Members

A spouse, widow(er), parent, son or daughter of the bottom three can be eligible to apply for Parole in Place in one-year increments.

  • An active-duty member of the United States armed forces
  • An individual in Selected Reserve of the Ready

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Path to US Citizenship after Obtaining a Green Card

What is a Green Card?

A Green Card, commonly known as the permanent resident card, is issued to residents as proof that they are legally authorized to work and live in the United States. You must have your valid Green …

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Supreme Court Presented With a Landmark Immigration Case: Nielsen v. Preap

On October 3rd, 2018, US District Judge for the 9th Circuit, Edward Chen granted a preliminary injunction preventing the Trump administration from discontinuing temporary protected status, known as TPS, and deporting over 300,000 immigrants from Sudan, El …

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Judge Extends Protections For Over 300,000 Immigrants with Temporary Protected Status

On October 3rd, 2018, US District Judge for the 9th Circuit, Edward Chen granted a preliminary injunction preventing the Trump administration from discontinuing temporary protected status. Also known as TPS, to prevent the United States from deporting …

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Can I Get Fired for a DWI?

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In Texas, being charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) can be life-changing. Being convicted of this crime can come with jail time of up 180 days, a one-year suspension of a driver’s license and …

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How to Help a Detainee with an Immigration Hold

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Being apprehended for any offense is upsetting and frightening, but the situation can become even more nerve-wracking if you or a friend or family member is placed under an immigration hold and transferred to another facility. If someone you know …

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Major Change to USCIS Policy on Issuing NTAs

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Recent changes to United States Citizenship and Immigration Service’s (USCIS) policy on issuing Notices to Appear (NTAs) are expected to have massive consequences for many immigrants currently residing in the United States.

What are NTAs?

A Notice to Appear (NTA)

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Differences Between a Green Card and a Visa

It is important that you understand the difference between a green card and a visa — and which one would best suit your purposes.

Green cards and visas can be very confusing to some. Are green cards and immigration visas …

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Affirmative Asylum: Changes to Asylum Interview Scheduling Priority

Asylum Interview Scheduling Priority in the Obama Administration

As of December 26, 2014, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) scheduled interviews for asylum seekers in the following order by priority:
  1. Applicants that had previously been scheduled for an interview

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Asylum: What You Need to Know

What is asylum and who is eligible?

Asylum: Protection granted to people who have been persecuted or fear they will be persecuted on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
Asylum allows individuals …

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