Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

Visa Overstays to Receive New Scrutiny

Visa Overstays to Receive New Scrutiny

The Trump Administration announced today that it will instruct the Department of Homeland Security to step up enforcement of removal proceedings for p...

United States Supreme Court Backs Mandatory Detention for Certain Aliens

United States Supreme Court Backs Mandatory Detention for Certain Aliens

On March 19, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Nielsen v. Preap, 586 U.S. _____ (2019). The court rejected challenges to mandatory detention of cer...

Undocumented Immigrants Come Away Winners in Chicago’s Mayoral Election

Undocumented Immigrants Come Away Winners in Chicago’s Mayoral Election

On Tuesday, Chicago voters trudged to the polls and picked from a handful of candidates for the office of Mayor. Voters had more candidates than ever ...

What is Form I-485, Adjustment of Status?

What is Form I-485, Adjustment of Status?

Some immigrants are eligible to file for an adjustment of status. An adjustment of status is a process that allows certain immigrants who entered in a...

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