Jul 02

Proof That Noncitizen Knew Of Fraud In Asylum Application Is Not Required

The BIA held that the Department of Homeland Security is not required to establish that a noncitizen knew of the fraud in the application in order to terminate a entire story

Jun 23

Obama on Immigration: I’ll Act Alone

It's their fault, President Barack Obama said Monday in blaming Republicans for their inaction on immigration reform and for the escalating problems including a surge of undocumented children crossing the border entire story

Jun 06

Grant Of TPS Is An Admission For Adjustment Of Status Purposes

The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington held that a noncitizen’s grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) qualifies as “inspection and admission into the United entire story

May 11

NJ Town Cancels Immigration Event Over Prayer Flap

A New Jersey town has canceled a naturalization ceremony at its borough hall, because federal immigration officials refused to let the event begin with a prayer. Carteret Mayor Daniel entire story

May 07

ICE Will Reopen Removal Proceedings In Same-Sex Couple Cases

The ICE Office of the Principal Legal Advisor announced that it will agree to join a motion to reopen in situations where there is newly-available relief and the respondent entire story

Apr 30

NY Times: Boehner Shifts Blame On Immigration Reform From GOP House To President

The New York Times reports that House Speaker John Boehner has shifted blame for a lack of immigration reform from his own party back to President Obama. However, both entire story

Apr 24

Report Finds ICE Rarely Uses Prosecutorial Discretion To Close Immigration Cases

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) report finds that the use of prosecutorial discretion by ICE to close cases in the immigration courts continues to be relatively rare; only 6.7% entire story

Apr 11

USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7 that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for entire story

Apr 07

USCIS FY2015 H-1B Cap Reached

USCIS announced that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY2015 for both the general category and the advanced degree exemption category, entire story

Jan 14

NIV Interview Waiver Program Now Permanent

In January 2012, the Department of State introduced a two-year visa interview waiver pilot program. This pilot program was one of the cornerstones of President Obama’s initiative to improve entire story