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DREAM Deferred Action Details Expected August 1

In recent testimony before Congress Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano indicated that more details regarding deferred action for DREAM Act-eligible persons would be forthcoming around August 1.  While DHS outlined the broad criteria for the...

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Single DUI is DREAM Deferred Action Disqualifer

It is important to note that the Department of Homeland Security has taken the position that persons convicted of a single DUI are not eligible for the DREAM Deferred Action status.  Aside from the obvious consequence (if you have a single DUI conviction you should...

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More on Immigration Scams

This month's USCIS blog post, "Don't Be Fooled by Copycat Immigration-Help Sites," describes the latest in immigration scams.  Websites mimic the look and feel of the official USCIS website at uscis.gov.  The websites charge fees that are exactly the amount of USCIS...

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Beware Internet Immigration Scams

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced action against two websites that operated immigration scams. From the FTC press release: According to the FTC, defendants Immigration Center and Immigration Forms and Publications, Inc., set up websites that mimic...

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Immigration Reform Tries Again

On April 29, 2010, Democratic Senators Reid, Durbin, Schumer, Leahy, Feinstein, and Menendez announced the Practical Answers for Immigration Reform ("REPAIR") proposal, a 26‐page “framework of concrete bipartisan ideas” for immigration reform.  Intended as a starting...

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