ImmigrationNovember 2, 2022by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Travel Restrictions for Immigrants
Compliance with the Real ID Act will start in May of 2023 which will require everyone living in the U.S. to obtain new enhanced ID cards.
ImmigrationOctober 19, 2022by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: New Process Unveiled for Venezuelans
This new program allows Venezuelans and their immediate family to come, live and work legally in the U.S. for up to two years at a time.
ImmigrationApril 29, 2022by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Recent Policy Change Means Good Things for Cubans
USCIS released a notice about a significant concession to the requirements that allow certain Cubans to qualify for legal permanent residency
ImmigrationMarch 16, 2022by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Re-entering the Country after Deportation
When I am advising clients in a deportation case, we always talk about the “What ifs” following deportation.
ImmigrationJanuary 18, 2022by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Love at First Sight. How can I Prove my Marriage is Real?
Marriage green cards have the additional challenge of convincing the government that the relationship is real.
ImmigrationNovember 23, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Can my Citizenship get Denied Because of Marijuana Use?
Despite the legalization in several states, marijuana possession and use can negatively affect a resident's ability to become a citizen.
ImmigrationNovember 18, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Deportation vs Voluntary Departure
One of the benefits of voluntary departure is that it does not lead to any period of inadmissibility as does an order of deportation.
ImmigrationOctober 14, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Deportation Priorities and Opening the Border
The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced Biden’s new immigration enforcement priorities. On September 30, 2021, Secretary Mayorkas announced the release of the “Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law” explaining that these guidelines reflect the government’s goal to better focus the Department’s resources on the apprehension and removal of...
ImmigrationAugust 4, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
New Biden Speedy Deportation Policies
Ongoing changes to immigration under President Biden, although slow and often contradictory, are still being announced by his administration.
ImmigrationJuly 7, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
Recent Court Updates and Tips for Obtaining Documents that Show Legal Presence
Much of the updates coming from Washington recently have dealt mostly with the huge backlog of cases in the immigration court system and the fact that it is getting worse.