RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERS
As of January 2018, 28 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana. Eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Immigrants may […]
On November 6, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced changes to the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program that impact TPS holders from Honduras and Nicaragua. On December 15, […]
OCTOBER 5, 2017, was the last day that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would accept applications to renew Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Only people whose DACA would […]
What Do I Need to Know About The End of DACA?
On September 5, 2017, President Trump directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to phase out and eventually end Deferred Action for […]
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RESOURCES FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS
On January 9, 2018, Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered a halt to the federal government’s termination of the Deferred Action […]
This is a list of new California laws, passed in 2017, pertaining to immigrants covering areas including education, housing, employment and worker’s rights, healthcare, criminal justice/law enforcement, immigration detention, and […]
This Practice Advisory is designed to assist attorneys without significant expertise in immigration law in determining whether individuals seeking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) might be eligible for immigration […]
Criminal sentence can have a big impact on immigration status and eligibility for relief. In this Advisory, we discuss how immigration law treats different sentencing dispositions in general, and then […]
Alien smuggling can affect an immigrant in several different ways: Alien smuggling is a ground of inadmissibility, a ground of deportability, a bar to good moral character, and a conviction […]
Chart comparing the criminal and inadmissibility bars for the DREAM Act of 2017, Recognizing America’s Children Act, American Hope Act of 2017, BRIDGE Act, and DACA