Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

What To Do If You Receive a Denial Notice from Immigration Court
Mario A. Godoy

Submitting an immigration application is an accomplishment on your journey to achieve the American Dream. Unfortunately, there is also the chance that...

Promised Land: Giving A Face to the Undocumented
Mario A. Godoy

A new TV series drama debuted in 2022 called Promised Land about a Latina family in California’s Sonoma Valley and their quest for wealth and p...

Remain in Mexico Reinstated
Mario A. Godoy

The Biden administration officially reinstated the controversial Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program, commonly known as Remain in Mexico. Asylu...

New Program For Hong Kong Citizens Seeking A Visa
Mario A. Godoy

USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) has announced a temporary new ‘safe haven’ program to make it easier for eligible citize...

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021
Mario A. Godoy

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 – October 15. Each year, the United States celebrates the histories, cultures and contributi...

FAQS About the Board of Immigration Appeals
Mario A. Godoy

The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) hears appeals from decisions made by other immigration judges. If your immigration application is denied or y...

Remain in Mexico Rule Reinstated
Mario A. Godoy

On August 13, 2021, Federal District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk ruled against the Biden administration over the president’s termination of the Migrant ...

A Game to Teach College Students Immigration Policy
Mario A. Godoy

Toma El Paso: Make a Move A board game originally created to help unaccompanied minors navigate the U.S immigration detention system is now being play...

Immigration and LGBTQ Individuals
Mario A. Godoy

Many LGBTQ Americans and foreigners have questions about how U.S. immigration law applies to the LGBTQ community and same-sex couples. Lesbian, Gay, B...

June is Immigrant Heritage Month #CelebrateImmigrants
Mario A. Godoy

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping the histor...

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