On August 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security opened up the application process for the “Deferred Deportation for Childhood Arrivals” program. This policy stems from the recent policies of the Obama Administration attempting to assist illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as young children. Essentially, the program offers a temporary reprieve from deportation to their home country in the form of a 2-year work visa for those who are under the age of 31. These individuals must also
There are a million legal movies that have been produced across the years; however, there are only a handful of individual characters that have cut through the clutter in being considered All-Time Greats. With that, we at Keyser Law build build on our earlier list of Greatest Legal Movies of All Time and highlight the much more elite list of best legal movie characters of all time.
- Atticus Finch
To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Amongst the greatest characters in
Is there now a way for undocumented kids in the U.S. to get some kind of status?
It is not exactly legal status but rather a manner in which they will not be deported and will be permitted to legally stay here, go to school and work. Over the past 3 years, the Obama Administration has tried to reform the immigration enforcement system into one that focuses on public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. As
Form I-601 Waivers of Inadmissibility
On June 4, 2012, the first of two major changes was implemented regarding the Filing of Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility.
Applicants who apply for an immigrant visa at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate and who are subject to ground(s) of inadmissibility must now submit their Form I-601 waiver applications to a U.S. based lockbox facility instead of filing the Form I-601 at an international office.
On June 15, 2012, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano issued a memorandum regarding exercising prosecutorial discretion with respect to individuals who came to the United States as children.
The memorandum directs DHS component agencies such as Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to exercise prosecutorial discretion, on an individual basis, by deferring action for individuals who meet the following criteria:
- Came to
The proposed SOPA legislation has garnered a lot of attention and rightfully so. This visual guide should help you better understand what SOPA is and why it has had such a polarizing effect on Americans. This graphic was produced by Keyser Law Firm.
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