26 Jun

What happens to USCIS DACA database if Trump is President?

DACA – the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was  a program under the executive power of President Obama which roughly gave a work permit to millions of undocumented children in the United States. Now that the Supreme Court could neither renew DACA and its new program under DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents Arrival), many are…

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19 May

Egypt Air disappearance and the implication on immigration

According to Reuters “An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean south of Greece on Thursday, with Athens saying the plane swerved in mid-air before plunging from cruising height and vanishing. Greek state television said aircraft debris had been found in the sea during a…

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06 Mar

DHS LAUNCHES KNOWN EMPLOYER PILOT PROGRAM

DHS LAUNCHES KNOWN EMPLOYER PILOT PROGRAM   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the launch of a Known Employer pilot to assess a new process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa categories. By modifying the process U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) uses to review an…

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24 Jun

Department of Homeland Security Designate Nepal for TPS.

WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Nepal for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months based on the conditions resulting from the devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, and the subsequent aftershocks. As a result, eligible nationals of Nepal residing in the United States may…

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