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What is DACA

What is DACA and why should you care?

Great news in the world of DACA! Check out the latest news on DACA here. Efforts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) began in 2017. DACA has been in the news a lot since then. What is DACA, what has changed? And why should you care? The history…

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Whatever Happened to the American Dream?

Whatever Happened to the American Dream?

Today I did a standard consultation with a United States citizen. The fellow, a son of Italian immigrants, appeared in my office. Hard working guy who built a very successful construction company. He wanted to know about sponsoring a Central American employee. I explained that the immigration law had changed…

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Deferred Action for Dreamers

Deferred Action for Dreamers: A 2014 Review

There is new guidance out there for Dreamers. The group of immigrant children and young people who were granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) based on grants by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) are able to renew! All Deferred Action issued BY ICE may be renewed 120 days before…

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immigrant youth

Immigrant Youth: 7 Things You Must Know

By now, if you have not applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), you should do it.  And do not try filing the papers on your own.   Contact the best immigration lawyer you can find. PLEASE do not stay among the two million immigrant youth (ages 15-31) who have…

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Deferred Action

Deferred Action – 10 Things You Must Know Now

The Dream Act still has not passed, but Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals went into effect in August 2012. Here are ten things you must know about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: You can be over 31.  Only immigrants 31 years old or older on June 15, 2012 cannot apply. There are close…

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Deferred Action – the 1st Anniversary

So as we commemorate the 1st year of DACA, we read now that Senator Marco Rubio – Republican from Florida and pro-immigration reform politician – has warned that lack of action by Congress may lead to President Obama signing an executive order granting amnesty. My initial response is “um, probably…

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