Update for Applicants of U-Visas

On October 1, 2017 the new fiscal year began at Vermont Service Center. They will again start issuing the 10,000 U-1 visas for this year. Derivative applicants such as spouses, children, and parents of principal applicants do not count in the 10,000 visa cap for each year but you must wait for your principal applicant’s visa to be approved in order to receive a visa.

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DACA Under Threat

A true threat has been announced against DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), the legislation initiated by President Obama to protect young people who entered the US before the age of 16, and before June 2007.

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Going to Immigration Court?

Going to Immigration Court can be a stressful, scary experience.  Here are a couple of things about Court that may help you feel a little more prepared.  Please note that there are many different Immigration Courts in the United States and each Court may be a little different.  These tidbits relate specifically to the Bloomington Immigration Court in Minnesota.

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Immigration FAQ

As an immigration lawyer there are a handful of situations that you encounter more frequently than most. While the fact-scenarios differ in each case based the potential client’s personal history, the same general rules apply when first considering whether that person should hire an attorney and seek an immigration remedy. The following, while not legal advice, is a list of some of the most common questions that I hear every week.

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