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DACA Under the Biden Administration

DACA Under the Biden Administration

What is Biden’s Position On DACA? On January 20, 2021, the Biden administration ordered the Department of Homeland Security to preserve and fortify ...

Guide To Biden’s Immigration – Removal Court and 100 Days Stop To Removal

Guide To Biden’s Immigration – Removal Court and 100 Days Stop To Removal

On January 20, 2021, the Biden administration issued orders regarding temporary changes to enforcement of the immigration law. The Acting Director of ...

USCIS Update On Biometrics Requirements

USCIS Update On Biometrics Requirements

USCIS (U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services) issued a Stakeholder Message on December 29, 2020, with an update on biometrics requirements in re...

Illinois Cannabis Expungements Don’t Benefit Immigration Applications

Illinois Cannabis Expungements Don’t Benefit Immigration Applications

On December 31, 2020, Illinois Governer J.B. Pritzer tweeted, I’m proud to announce that nearly 500,000 low-level cannabis-related records have been...

Pandemic Ban On Green Cards Extended Through March 31

Pandemic Ban On Green Cards Extended Through March 31

On Thursday, December 30, President Donald Trump extended temporary bans on issuing Green Cards and work visas through March 31, 2021. The original ex...

Guest Worker Visa Restrictions Extended Through March

Guest Worker Visa Restrictions Extended Through March

On December 30 President Trump extended an executive order that temporarily adds new immigration restrictions on guest workers during the COVID pandem...

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