Monthly Archives: August 2012

USCIS BLOG OFFERS FILING TIPS FOR DACA

The Beacon (the USCIS Blog) offers helpful tips for those wishing to file applications on their own.  It is important to carefully follow the instructions to avoid having the application rejected or denied by the agency. Please visit our firm’s … Continue reading

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10,000 U VISAS APPROVED BY USCIS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012

According to a USCIS News Release:  “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today marked a significant milestone in its efforts to provide relief to victims of crimes by approving the statutory maximum 10,000 petitions for U nonimmigrant status, also referred … Continue reading

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APPLY FOR DEFERRED ACTION TO “GET DOCUMENTED”

In a blog entry that appeared on huffingtonpost.com, Rep. Luis Gutierrez listed the “Ten Reasons Young People Should Come Forward for Deferred Action.” I couldn’t have said it better myself!  The politically correct terminology for those who are now commonly … Continue reading

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DREAMers MAY APPLY FOR DEFERRED ACTION STARTING TODAY!

In addition to updating its Guidance on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the USCIS has Published Forms for Consideration of DACA. There are gray areas that have yet to be clarified.  Considering there will be many cases where adjudicators … Continue reading

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VISA BULLLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2012

The Visa Bulletin for September 2012 is now available. Please visit our firm’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com and check out our page and “like” us on Facebook!

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DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS PROCESS

The USCIS has posted a very informative News Release entitled “Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Process.” Anyone thinking of applying for Deferred Action under this program should familiarize themselves with the detailed information provided.  There has been a … Continue reading

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KRISTINA ROST TO SPEAK AT DEFERRED ACTION SEMINAR ON AUGUST 15

Attorney Kristina Rost will be speaking at a Deferred Action Community Forum on August 15, 2012 at 5:30 PM at Roca, Inc., 101 Park Street, Chelsea, MA.  The furum is being hosted by the Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition … Continue reading

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USCIS TO BEGIN ACCEPTING DREAMer APPLICATIONS ON AUGUST 15, 2012

According to a USCIS News Release:  “USCIS expects to make all forms, instructions, and additional information relevant to the deferred action for childhood arrivals process available on August 15, 2012. USCIS will then immediately begin accepting requests for consideration of … Continue reading

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DREAM BIG!

The deferred action initiative, announced by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on June 15, 2012 offers a two-year, renewable reprieve from deportation to unauthorized immigrants who are under the age of 31; entered the United States before age 16; have … Continue reading

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