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Removal Order Reentry Bar Waiver by Joshua M. Reed

If you have a standing order of removal you may feel that you have no options for relief. Facing a lengthy bar on re-entry or inadmissibility (or simply put – being unable to lawfully return to the U.S), makes a standing order of removal even more difficult on those who have family in the United [..]

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Affirmative Asylum Interview Scheduling

  Affirmative Asylum Interview Scheduling Starting January 29, 2018, the Asylum Division will give priority to the most recently filed affirmative asylum applications when scheduling asylum interviews. USCIS’ predecessor, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), first established this interview scheduling approach as part of asylum reforms implemented in January 1995. This approach was in place [..]

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Abandonment of Permanent Residency

  When has a lawful permanent resident abandoned residency by being out of the country for too long? There is no fixed period of time that will trigger abandonment, but LPRs are treated as seeking re-admission if they have been absent from the United States for a continuous period of longer than 180 days or [..]

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What you need to know about the New Memos on Immigration Enforcement

The White House released more focused and broad roadmap on immigration yesterday about how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin implementing President Trump’s immigration Executive Orders on border security and immigration enforcement.   What is in the memos? 1. An end to long-standing protections for children. DHS intends to strip many children arriving [..]

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