DACA Restored

DACA Restored

DACA Restored United States District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in New York has ordered that the Trump administration immediately restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to its status before the Trump administration attempted to end it in...
DACA Suspension Invalidated

DACA Suspension Invalidated

A federal judge ruled that acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf was unlawfully appointed, and his suspension of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is invalid. NBC News reported that Judge Nicholas Garafus ruled that...
USCIS Fee Increases

USCIS Fee Increases

USCIS plans to increase its fees on October 2, 2020. Unlike most government agencies, USCIS is fee funded. Fees collected and deposited into the Immigration Examinations Fee Account fund nearly 97% of USCIS’ budget. USCIS conducted a comprehensive biennial fee review...
New DACA Applications

New DACA Applications

A federal court has ordered the Trump administration to begin accepting new DACA applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children from deportation. This not only allows...