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COVID-19 and Green Cards

Covid-19 Vaccines are the hot topic of the day. Those applying for U.S. green cards must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 under a new policy from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Starting October 1, 2021, all green card applicants must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination as part of their medical examinations. There.

Appeal in Immigration

Fair Appeal in Immigration Court

Always preserve your right to a fair appeal in Immigration Court.  Many clients have done an appeal on faulty decisions by immigration judges that wrongly decided the clients’ protections or relief. There are different appellate processes that immigrants must go through. These particular processes depend on the nature of the immigrant’s petition or application, whether.

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Many migrant children enter our country unlawfully each year, some alone and some with a single parent.  Our government has created a pathway to status in the U.S. for these “unaccompanied” minors called Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.  Depending on the state the child resides in, the guardian of the child can seek custody, guardianship, or.

Positive Credible Fear Determination

Assistance With a Positive Credible Fear Determination

Has your loved one been wasting away in a federal detention center while attempting to get a  positive credible fear determination?  Allow Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. Immigration Team, to assist in helping secure a re-interview or a positive credible fear determination for your loved one.  As of June 30, 2020, the U.S. District Court in.

Presidential Proclamation

Recent Presidential Proclamation

Recently this month, the presidential proclamation (recently issued on June 22, 2020 (#10014) which continued the proclamation issued on April 22, 2020 suspending entry of certain nonimmigrants) was suspended in part due to a preliminary injunction ordered by the district court in five consolidated cases, including Gomez, et al., v. Trump, et al.  This injunction.

Credible Fear

How To Prepare For A Credible Fear Interview

Know someone who is Detained and Interested in Seeking Asylum? When people are detained by the United States government, they must receive a positive credible fear determination from their Credible Fear Interview to be able to pursue claims to asylum or withholding of removal. At the interview, the asylum officer will ask questions, either in.

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COVID-19 Not Stalling Our Team

COVID-19 has not stalled us at all this week: We successfully obtained a bond approval, a joint motion with a DHS attorney, and two Positive Credible Fear Interviews for clients! If you need legal immigration assistance, attorney Angela Trehan and our immigration team are available to help. Our immigration team offers an array of immigration legal services.

Angela K Trehan

Angela K. Trehan – Immigration Attorney

Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. would like to welcome our newest attorney, Angela K. Trehan to our law firm. Angela will be leading the immigration team with the CG Immigration department. Angela Trehan is a Mississippi girl.  She was born and raised in the Jackson area.  She has been working as an attorney in the immigration.

Policy Alert USCIS

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” could impact a person’s ability to naturalize. A person can become a naturalized United States citizen after establishing 3-5 years as a Legal Permanent Resident (green card holder) or through military service. A.