Unaccompanied Alien Children and Humanitarian Concerns

Children arriving at our U.S. border without a parent or other adult gardian are fleeing Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador largely because of gang violence. Boys are pressured into joining gangs. Girls are pressured into the sex trade. We know the flee North is primarily due to violence as opposed to other motivating factors. Children

Chile Added to the Visa Waiver Program

Chile is now added to a US program that allows foreigners from certain countries to visit the U.S. without a visa, simply by showing a valid passport at a US port of entry. The Visa Waiver Program allows foreigners to go online and complete an ESTA form before travel. If approved, simply book a flight.

Affordable Care Act for Immigrants

Did you know your immigration status affects your eligibility for health care benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Open enrollment ends March 31, 2014. Visit www.healthcare.gov to learn more. Included are: • The most common immigration documents that you may submit when applying for health insurance; • Health insurance options for your family; •

Parole in Place for Military Family Members – USCIS Memo Explained

US military family members who entered the U.S. illegally may now qualify to receive green cards and other US immigration benefits. General Rule: Foreigners who enter the U.S. illegally are prevented from obtaining green cards or other benefits. They must nearly always depart the U.S. and return legally on a visa. Problem: Often, foreigners have

Adjustment of Status Problems in Alaska

We had a case with a major scheduling error in Fairbanks, Alaska. Biometrics were in Jueau, and then the scheduled interview was in Fairbanks for some reason. At the last minute, the client was given a notice that the interview was relocated back to Juneau on a later date, resulting in thousands of dollars in