On January 13, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is accepting applications for renewal requests under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The USCIS action stems from a nationwide injunction issued by the federal district court judge in San Francisco on January 9, 2018 that prevents the Trump Administration from ending the DACA program on March 5, 2018 and orders the Administration to keep the DACA program in p
Late Tuesday night, a federal district court judge in San Francisco issued a nationwide injunction to prevent the Trump Administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
DACA was implemented by the Obama Administration in June 2012 to provide certain undocumented foreign nationals who entered the United States before the age of 16 protection from deportation. It also allows DACA recipients to apply for work authorization and "advance par
Various newspapers and online sources reported last week that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was circulating a draft of a new rule that would have curtailed the availability of certain H-1B extensions. According to a report published last night on the McClatchy DC Bureau website, which is the news outlet that originally published the rumors about the proposed rule, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has now stated through an official spokesperson