Presidential Memo on Asylum, 4/29/2019

Presidential Memo on Asylum, 4/29/2019 – On April 29, 2019, President Trump provided a memo to the U.S. Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security which addressed his concerns about the American immigration system and more specifically, about...

Passport Photos for Immigration

Passport photos for immigration – If a foreign national is applying to receive an immigration benefit, they will have to submit a recent color photograph of themselves which adhere to the U.S. Department of State’s guidelines. This entry will discuss the...

The National Visa Center

The National Visa Center – When an applicant for an immigration benefit lives overseas, they will most likely need a visa to travel to the United States after their application has been processed. Once the USCIS processes the application, it will be forward to...

Inadmissibility

For immigration purposes, “inadmissibility” refers to whether or not an individual is permitted to enter or remain in the United States. A person may be deemed inadmissible for certain crimes they may have been convicted of, for being a health risk, for being a risk...

DNA Testing at the Border

DNA testing at the border – As the immigration crisis in the United States continues, further enforcement efforts are being carried out at the southern border in order to reduce the amount of people who abuse the American immigration system in order to gain an...

Marriage Fraud

This blog explores marriage fraud in the immigration context. There are many instances in U.S. immigration law where individuals attempt to gain an immigration benefit by representing that they are in a valid relationship with a U.S. citizenor green card holder....