POSTS BY : Karyn Schiller
What DACA Dreamers Should Do Right Now
Anyone with a heart can’t help by feel really concerned for the plight of Dreamers right now.  Since DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was first enacted by President Obama [...]
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National Interest Waivers – A Game Changer for Entrepreneurs
National Interest Waivers will make it easier for entrepreneurs to apply for lawful permanent residency in the U.S. (aka “Green Card”). The recent decision from the Administrative Appeals Office in [...]
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Individuals with TPS Married to US Citizens Can Now Adjust Their Status
So says the 6th circuit in a landmark ruling just handed down.  Finally, a judge who has the courage to apply the statute as it reads. Chastising the government for [...]
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Will Immigration Reform be Extended to Gay Couples?
If passed, the immigration reform bill introduced at the beginning of this month by the so-called “Gang of Eight” (4 Republican and 4 Democratic Senators), will bring relief to millions [...]
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Is an Immigration Amnesty on the Horizon?
Today’s New York Times is reporting that President Obama plans to introduce legislation offering comprehensive immigration reform as early as this March! Of course we cannot know if such legislation [...]
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If You Entered without Inspection, You May Just have Won the (Immigration) Lottery
Back in January of this year I wrote about the pending change that could help spouses of US citizens who entered without inspection.  Thanks to the implementation of a new [...]
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Immigration Reform is Coming
I can feel it in the air.  Immigration reform is coming.  Watching the politicians and talking heads on TV shows clearly that both the Democrats and Republicans, for different reasons, [...]
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Trafficking Victim Finally Becomes Legal in the US
Today is a very happy one for one of my clients – lets call her client X for reasons that will be obvious.  After several years without hope of ever [...]
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Not the Dream Act – but close…
The announcement from the Obama Administration today that it intends to grant deferred action to certain undocumented immigrants who were brought here by age 16 is a welcome announcement but [...]
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The U Visa. How Immigration Law Can Help Undocumented Crime Victims
Undocumented immigrants are one of the most vulnerable population groups in this country.  All too often these immigrants are exploited by unscrupulous employers and others, who use and abuse them, [...]
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