President, Joe Biden, signed the following executive orders on day 1: Added protections to DACA to prevent any future attacks against Dreamers, Has called on Congress to enact legislation providing
Today, December 4, 2020, U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis in Brooklyn announced that he is fully restoring DACA to when it was first implemented by the Obama administration.
The U Visa - A Pathway to Residency for Certain Crime Victims and Their Family Members For many undocumented immigrants in the United States, living in the shadows involves fearing
We are currently living during uncertain times due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Millions of people have been affected by falling ill, losing their jobs, and overall the uncertainty of not
Coronavirus Impact The Coronavirus has brought a lot of uncertainty and panic to our communities. Living in the unknown can truly be stressful and scary. For example, not knowing if
It is insane and absurd the measures this administration is taking to continue terrorizing the immigrant community. According to the New York Times, “Among the agents being deployed to sanctuary
It is outrageous to see what ICE agents can get away with. Today an ICE agent shot an innocent 26 year old by the name of Eric Cruz who saw
Update As of September 11, 2020 the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) in Van Nuys also knows as the Immigration Court announced that all non-detained hearings designated as a "Master"
If you are a DACA recipient, please seek the advice of an experienced immigration attorney now. Do not wait until the Supreme Court makes a decision on DACA’s fate. If
What To Ask An Immigration Lawyer? A good immigration lawyer will make the immigration process easier by clearly explaining each step. An immigration attorney will guide you through the immigration
Temporary Protected Status; INA §244 TPS established a safe haven in the U.S. for nationals of foreign state (or if stateless of person habitually resided in the foreign state) if
U Visas; INA §101(a)(15)(U) The U Visa is available to certain victims of crimes. The U Visa allows temporary legal status and work eligibility in the United States for up
Non-immigrants enter the U.S. for a temporary period of time and are restricted to the activity consistent with their visas. These type of visas are less restricted and more readily
NEWSLETTER – January 2018 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. One Year Under President Trump and Expectations for 2018. The year
NEWSLETTER – December 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. Do Not Delay In Applying For Immigration Benefits. Immigrants who are
NEWSLETTER – November 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. The U Visa – A Path to Residency for Some Crime Victims
NEWSLETTER – October 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. Department of Homeland Security To Collect Social Media Data of All Immigrants.
NEWSLETTER – August 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. President Trump Seeks To Cut Legal Immigration By Half. When Donald
NEWSLETTER – July 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. I am undocumented, but my neighbor told me that I can apply
NEWSLETTER – June 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. I have been ordered to appear in immigration court; what’s going to
NEWSLETTER – February 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. President Trump’s Immigration Executive Orders. Within a week of his inauguration
NEWSLETTER – January 2017 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. I Am A Green Card Holder; What Will Happen To Me Under A
NEWSLETTER – December 2016 Written By Attorney Sergio A. Perez of the Franco Law Group, APLC. Donald Trump Has Been Elected; What Will Happen Now? On Tuesday,