When Congress passed the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) in 2002, there was wide bipartisan support concerning the need to change the immigration law to prevent the separation of families during the waiting process. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives passed the legislation unanimously, and it was signed into law by President […]
On January 25, the U.S. Department of Justice submitted a 150-page Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court requesting the Court to review our victory in DeOsorio v. Mayorkas in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Since we originally challenged the government’s failure to implement the “automatic conversation” clause […]
by Jiovanna Campbell When I was three years old, I was brought to California undocumented by my parents in pursuit of a better life, the American Dream. I attended school in California from preschool all the way through college. During high school I met Ryan, the man who is now my husband. Early […]
On January 3, 2013, the DHS published a regulation which will, as of March 4, 2013, allow persons who entered the U.S. without inspection (or who are otherwise ineligible to adjust their status in the U.S.) to apply for “form I-601A provisional waivers” to excuse their unlawful presence in the U.S. Once their waivers are […]
Richard Adam’s attempt to have the Federal Courts force the INS to recognize gay marriage.
The November 2013 Visa Bulletin shows you the waiting times for obtaining US permanent residence through family members, through employment & through investment.
Think that the election results will force the Democrats and Republicans to compromise on the issue of immigration? Better think again. In this week’s “lame duck” Congress, the House of Representatives is scheduled to take up the matter of the STEM Jobs Act of 2012 (H.R. 6429). It would provide 55,000 green cards per […]
Reacting to President Obama’s capture of 70% of the Latino vote, House Speaker John Boehner has signaled that Republicans are ready for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
There will be no October newsletter this year. I will be on vacation. Volume Seventeen, Number Nine SHUSTERMAN’S IMMIGRATION UPDATE is the Web’s most popular e-mail newsletter regarding U.S. immigration laws and procedures with over 60,000 subscribers located in more than 150 countries. It is written by a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with […]
Volume Seventeen, Number Eight SHUSTERMAN’S IMMIGRATION UPDATE is the Web’s most popular e-mail newsletter regarding U.S. immigration laws and procedures with over 60,000 subscribers located in more than 150 countries. It is written by a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 30 years of experience practicing immigration law. Published by the Law Offices of […]