米国市民権・移民局(USCIS)と社会保障局(SSA)の新たな情報共有提携により、一定の条件を満たす外国籍者はI-765, Application For Employment Authorizationの提出のみでEADとSSカードの申請が出来る様になりました。
We Have Rights es una campaña nacional de empoderamiento de inmigrantes que proporcionará información crítica a las comunidades amenazadas por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) e involucrará al público estadounidense en general en una conversación urgente sobre la justicia de inmigrantes en nuestro país.
On June 11, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a precedent decision in a case that he referred to himself. In the decision, he vacated the Board of Immigration Appeal's (BIA) decision in Matter of A- B and announced that in his view, domestic violence victims and other victims of crimes perpetrated by private, non-government actors do not generally qualify for asylum. Read the response from the leadership of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the implications of this decision on refugees and asylum-seekers.
On Monday, June 4, 2018, Ethan Taubes, a former asylum officer at the Newark Asylum Office, spoke to RIF Asylum Support community members about the asylum process, the Asylum Corps, preparing the asylum application, and the asylum interview. Mr. Taubes also answered general questions from audience members after his talk. Here are some pointers and FAQs we've taken from Mr. Taubes's presentation.
On Monday, June 4, 2018, Ethan Taubes, a former asylum officer at the Newark Asylum Office, spoke to RIF Asylum Support community members about the asylum process, the Asylum Corps, preparing the asylum application, and the asylum interview. Mr. Taubes also answered general questions from audience members after his talk. We were fortunate enough to have been invited to this special event and we are sharing with our readers and clients our notes and tips from Mr. Taubes.
The first iteration of a new alumni engagement initiative united alums working in solo and small firms for CUNY School of Law’s first practice group meeting on May 23, hosted at CUNY Law Works at 2 Court Square. Leading the group is alumna Angela Torregoza, (‘12) who recently launched a boutique immigration law practice in Long Island City with fellow alumnus Amir Rasoulpour (‘12).
If you are in non-immigrant status and are looking for a way to run your tech start-up in the United States, the E-2 Treaty Investor visa could be a good option!
What is an E-2 visa?
The E-2 visa is a renewable nonimmigrant visa that enables people running companies which they have invested in to continue developing and directing their business in the United States.
Recently, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented certain policy changes regarding how it handles cases of Nonimmigrant Students and Exchange Visitors. In particular, there are two major changes affecting foreign students and exchange visitors in the United States: 1) Changes in interpretation in the Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program; and 2) Changes in how the Service will calculate unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors who fail to maintain their status in the United States.