Category Archives: Immigration

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): An Unusual Opportunity for Certain Immigrants Who Came to the U.S. as Children

Beginning August 15, 2012, relief is available to out-of-status or undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, and who meet certain criteria. The new rules mean the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not initiate removal proceedings against eligible applicants, and will further grant such applicants work authorization.  There are nearly 28,000 potentially […]

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Re-Capturing the Dream: Breaking News for R-1 Religious Workers

“Re-capturing” time spent outside the U.S. is an important issue for non-immigrant visa holders facing the end of the maximum period of stay authorized by their non-immigrant classification.  The ability to “re-capture” allows certain non-immigrants to “add” time spent outside the U.S. to the duration of their non-immigrant status.  Until now, individuals in R-1 status […]

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