Entries by Diaz Shafer

Update: ICE Guidelines Requiring In-Person Study for International Students at United States Colleges Rescinded

Update: ICE Guidelines Requiring In-Person Study for International Students at United States Colleges Rescinded In early July, 2020, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued regulations that would have required international students in the United States to enroll in in-person study at colleges or leave the country. Obviously, these guidelines were cause for […]

New Immigration Guidelines for International Students Attending Colleges and Universities in the United States

New Immigration Guidelines for International Students Attending Colleges and Universities in the United States International students accepted to study at colleges in the United States must generally obtain visas prior to entering the country to study. These student visas fall into two categories – F visas and M visas – depending upon the type of […]

Green Card Sponsorship

Green Card Sponsorship Make your family whole again through family Green Card sponsorship. If you are a United States citizen, did you know that not only can you sponsor to bring your spouse to this country, but you can also petition to bring your parents, siblings, and adult and minor children?  Legal permanent residents (LPR) […]

USCIS Temporary Office Closure

USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3, 2020 “On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS offices will begin to reopen on May 4 unless the public closures […]

Provisional Waiver

Provisional Waiver A Provisional Waiver may be able to keep your family together. Nothing is more precious than family time. If members of your family fear deportation because they’ve entered the country illegally, there may be a way to legally alleviate that burden. Certain relatives of U.S. citizens and permanent residents may apply for an […]

Expedited Citizenship

Expedited Citizenship Military families serve, too.  Learn more about Expedited Citizenship for spouses.  When a person serves in the military, their entire family serves in its own way as well. Having a spouse to keep your family intact and healthy while deployed is a comfort to any service member – especially those serving in war […]

Parole in Place

Parole in Place Are you serving in the U.S. Military and have undocumented family members living in the U.S.?  Parole in Place might be the perfect solution. Your military service allows for your qualifying undocumented family members who are in the U.S. to remain and be eligible for certain benefits.  Granted on a case-by-case basis, […]

The Time To Renew Your DACA Application Is Now

The Time To Renew Your DACA Application Is Now For the last seven years, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has been extremely successful, resulting in 700,000 DACA recipients, according to the National Immigration Law Center. But, on September 5, 2017, the current administration announced that it was ending DACA, resulting in the […]