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Month: November 2014

President Obama’s Executive Action

President Obama announced executive action last week creating limited protections for certain undocumented immigrants and expanding business immigration. As we await details, here are some initial facts about the executive action and who it might affect: DEFERRED ACTION FOR PARENTS OF U.S. CITIZEN OR LEGAL PERMANANET RESIDENT CHILDREN Individuals will have the opportunity to request …

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DACA and DAPA Temporarily Blocked by 5th Circuit Judge

Texas judge places temporary hold on expanded DACA and DAPA applications. Old DACA rules still apply. It is unclear how long this hold will last. Due to a federal court order, USCIS will not begin accepting requests for the expansion of DACA on February 18 as originally planned. The court’s temporary injunction, issued February 16, …

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