Can DACA Recipients Get a Green Card?

Can DACA Recipients Get a Green Card?

DID DACA CHANGE? Did President-Elect Biden change DACA? That was his plan, but the Court beat him to it. USCIS has officially acknowledged that it is now accepting first-time DACA requests. See link: https://www.uscis.gov/i-821d CAN DACA RECIPIENTS GET A GREEN CARD? ...
CAN I APPLY FOR DACA?

CAN I APPLY FOR DACA?

Did DACA change? Yes, it did! On Friday, December 4, 2020, Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis of the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, ordered USCIS  to allow newly eligible immigrants to file new applications under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program....
DACA: Dead or Alive?

DACA: Dead or Alive?

In 2012 under the Obama administration, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was created to assist some individuals with unlawful presence in the United States after being brought to the country as children. DACA allows these individuals to receive a...
DACA Stays – Dreamers’ Dreams Come True…At Least For Now

DACA Stays – Dreamers’ Dreams Come True…At Least For Now

This year’s presidential election has one more significant stake – the fate of DACA recipients, otherwise known as “Dreamers.” The Supreme Court on June 17, 2020, rejected Donald Trump’s attempt to end the DACA program, handing a major victory to about 700,000...
Under Trump, the Definition of ‘Criminal’ Has Been Expanded

Under Trump, the Definition of ‘Criminal’ Has Been Expanded

This week, President Trump signed two  executive orders on immigration. As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have been following his actions on immigration with interest. Below are some frequently asked questions. What were the executive orders on immigration that Trump...