Now, more than ever, it is important to stay up to date and in the know about the changes and processes that are involved for the purpose of establishing credible fear when seeking asylum in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented a new rule that gives asylum seekers less time.
Undocumented immigrants who came as children to the US are desperate for congress to act. Last week a federal appeals court ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful at its inception. However, the Court did not dismantle the program yet. Legislators need to act before the end of the year.
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The Biden Administration tried to end Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), a Trump-era policy, in June of 2021. However, the result was a nationwide injunction. On June 30, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Biden Administration has the authority to end Donald Trump’s Immigration policy known as the “Remain in Mexico”.
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On April 15, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced the designation of Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Only individuals who were already living in the US as of April 14, 2022, will be eligible. A country is designated for TPS when conditions in that country fall into one of the following categories: .
Eligibility requirements for the 540-day automatic extension are as follows: Individuals must have been issued an EAD card in one of the categories listed by USCIS. (DACA- and F-1 OPT-based EAD cards are not included) Individuals must have filed an application to renew their employment authorization prior to its expiration and based on the same category.
Democrats and Republicans both warn of another surge of migrants on May 23, when Title 42 is set to end. Title 42 is a Trump-era policy which was used to designate hundreds of thousands of migrants for “expulsion,” claiming that allowing these migrants to enter would increase the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. It.
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.
Betrand struggled to make it to the US border traveling from Cameroon to Ecuador and then through the jungles of South America. At the US/Mexico border, he requested asylum where he was eventually detained and held in US Custody for over a year as he continued to fight his case. Initially Betrand received a negative.