Immigration News

Politico reported that a new poll being released later Thursday could send a warning to politicians nationwide: Oppose immigration reform at your peril.The results from the survey, sponsored by a trio of GOP-friendly groups and provided to POLITICO in advance, indicate that voters will be...

The Legal Action Center reported that on December 10, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the consolidated Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) cases Cuellar de Osorio v. Mayorkas and Costelo v. USCIS.  The issue in these cases is whether the benefits for aged-out derivative beneficiaries in...

Most of my clients who have been in immigration jails have told me that they were treated in a professional way by the prison guards at the major immigration jails, including the one in York, Pennsylvania. Most of my clients have had no complaints, and...

Beginning September 9, 2013, USCIS will employ a new verification tool called Customer Identity Verification (CIV) in its field offices. Customers will now submit biometric data, specifically fingerprints and photographs, when appearing at USCIS offices for interviews or to receive evidence of an immigration benefit.CIV...

The Department of State has transitioned to an online immigrant visa application. Immigrant visa applicants will apply online using Form DS-260 (Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration). Applicants will choose their agent online using Form DS-261 (Choice of Address and Agent).These forms replace the...

Over the last five to ten years, the Immigration Service has hugely increased the number of immigrants it arrests. When the Government arrests immigrants, it is usually because they have no documents to prove their status. However, sometimes, U.S. citizens also have no documents to...

The Associated Press reported that a group of a half-dozen House members, equally divided between Democrats and Republicans, is nearing completion of wide-ranging immigration legislation similar to proposals by Senate negotiators and President Barack Obama, including a pathway to legal immigration status for 11 million illegal...