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USCIS Policy Alert: Good Moral Character

USCIS Policy Alert: Good Moral Character

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a policy alert today to give practitioners guidance on how certain “unlawful acts”

Domestic Violence & Immigration

Domestic Violence & Immigration

According to a study by the Center for Disease Control (“CDC”), on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the

Master versus Individual Hearing – What’s the Difference?

Master versus Individual Hearing – What’s the Difference?

Many people in removal proceedings do not realize the different types of hearings that will take place during the removal process. If you appear at an

ICE & Form I-9 Audits

ICE & Form I-9 Audits

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents descended on chicken plants and other businesses in Mississippi after an investigation into alleged

Notice to Appear – What’s the Big Deal?

Notice to Appear – What’s the Big Deal?

The United States government initiates removal proceedings through a Notice to Appear (“NTA”). The Immigration and Nationality Act governs what the NTA

How Do Most People End Up In Removal Proceedings?

How Do Most People End Up In Removal Proceedings?

At the end of the third quarter of 2019, the Executive Office for Immigration Review released statistics showing that their agency had a backlog of over

What To Do After You Missed Your Immigration Hearing

What To Do After You Missed Your Immigration Hearing

Thousands of people appear for hearings in front of the Executive Office of Immigration Review daily. Many of those people drive long distances requiring

Right To A Lawyer In Removal Proceedings

Right To A Lawyer In Removal Proceedings

According to the Immigration Court Practice Manual, the government has no duty to provide a lawyer to anyone in removal proceedings. The government will

What Are Removal Proceedings?

What Are Removal Proceedings?

If you or a loved one are in removal proceedings, it means the federal government is trying to deport you from the United States. Deportation means the

Social Media & Immigration

Social Media & Immigration

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security announced in the Federal Register that they would soon begin collecting social media