|Can adopted children petition biological family members? Before I was 16 years old, I was adopted and petitioned by my aunt, and got my green card through her petition. I am now a US citizen, and would like to petition my biological mother. Is that possible?|
|The May 2017 Priority Dates Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.|
|Permanent residents can petition their spouse and unmarried children Many legal permanent residents (LPR or green card holders) mistakenly believe only US citizens can petition family members. Even after they obtain their green cards, they still wait many years until they finally...|
|Is it safer to travel by bus or plane? I overstayed my visa, and am now out of status (TNT). I’m living in California, and want to visit my relatives on the East Coast. I’m afraid of flying, because they have immigration officers at the airport,...|
|Pres. Trump: Build bridges, not walls! Before you were elected president, you were one of the world’s premier builders.|
|Trump would favor provisional waiver A provisional waiver can benefit certain people who are not eligible to adjust status in the US. These people include|
|The April 2017 priority dates Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.|
|Green card holder ordered removed for voting in US election On Feb. 13, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (which is one level below the US Supreme Court), upheld the deportation/removal of a green card holder because she registered to vote and voted in a US election....|
|What should I do if ICE comes to my home? With the election of Donald Trump as president, and his pledge to fulfill his campaign promise of enforcing immigration laws (with news reports of immigration raids throughout the country), many people are anxious...|
|The March 2017 Priority Dates Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.|
|DACA recipient taken into ICE custody! US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has taken into custody a 23-year-old man brought to the US as a young child, but had applied for, and was GRANTED, Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA), with his...|
|Is Trump about to end DACA? Since becoming president, Donald Trump has issued over 20 executive orders (EO) on a wide variety of topics and issues, including immigration. So far, there has not yet been an Executive Order concerning the future...|
|Trump’s executive order lists ‘enforcement priorities’ of those who will now be targeted for removal On Jan. 25, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order on “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.” In that executive order, he lists those people who would now be considered...|
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