Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

FAQs: What Is A Padilla Appeal?
Mario A. Godoy

There are serious immigration consequences if a non-citizen is convicted or accused of a crime. Most criminal defense attorneys do not know the immigr...

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...

Supreme Court Says Remain In Mexico Policy To Continue
Mario A. Godoy

The United States Supreme Court ordered on August 24 that President Joe Biden’s administration must reinstate a Trump-era immigration policy t...

New Case to Limit Border Officer Access To Your Phone
Mario A. Godoy

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found in 2019 that border officers must limit their cellphone and laptop search of international travelers for o...

US Courts Can’t Review USCIS Decisions
Mario A. Godoy

On July 20 the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled that the courts can’t review USCIS decisions. An Indian citizen whose immigrant work...

Supreme Court Rules Against Bond For Detainees
Mario A. Godoy

The United States Supreme Court ruled that undocumented immigrants who were deported but returned to the U.S. are not entitled to a bond hearing. On J...

TPS sujetos a Deportación son escuchados en la Suprema Corte

Al rededor de 411,000 inmigrantes contaban con estatus TPS en 2020. El Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS), es un programa migratorio que permite a ...

TPS Deportation Cases Heard in the Supreme Court
Mario A. Godoy

About 411,000 immigrants had TPS status in 2020. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is an immigration program that allows some immigrants to reside in t...

La Corte Suprema desestima el caso de carga pública
Mario A. Godoy

El 9 de marzo, la Corte Suprema desestimó una impugnación a la regla de “carga pública” de Trump, una regulación de 2019 que negaba el...

Supreme Court Dismisses Public Charge Case
Mario A. Godoy

The Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to Trump’s “public charge” rule on March 9, a 2019 regulation that denied legal status to im...

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