ICE Announces Case Review Process

ICE announces the creation of case review process for those who believe their case was not properly considered under the current enforcement priorities. Details about the current enforcement priorities are shown below. Individuals requesting a detention case review should contact their local ERO field office for initial consideration. Upon request, cases will be further reviewed by a Senior...

Can TPS Recipients Apply for Adjustment of Status?

In order to pursue adjustment of status and become a lawful permanent resident (LPR), an applicant must in addition to meeting other requirements have been properly "inspected and admitted or paroled" into the United Sates. Otherwise, the applicant cannot apply for Green Card inside the U.S. A TPS recipient have lawful status in the U.S. given the TPS designation but oftentimes they obtained TPS...

Current Immigration Enforcement and Removal Priorities as of 02/18/2021

ICE Acting Director Tae Johnson has issued a memo outlining the current enforcement priorities. It will remain in effect until DHS issues new enforcement guidelines, which the memo states will happen within 90 days. Current enforcement priorities marks a a significant shift from the deportation and arrest policies of the Trump administration which rendered almost all undocumented immigrants...

Summary of the “Biden Immigration Bill” for Individuals without Lawful Status Part 1

The U.S. Citizenship Act, also commonly known as the “Biden Immigration Bill”, states as its purpose, “to provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.” For the the 11 million undocumented community members, the good news is that this earned path...