The Executive Office for Immigration Review sets new performance and processing priorities for the immigration courts. Read more to learn what the changes are and how they may lead to more due process violations.
Change of Venue procedures also have been updated. Key changes include a new guidance on how judges will decide motions to change venues and new rules for scheduling cases where motions are granted.
The Supreme Court allowed the third version of the Trump administration’s travel ban to go into effect while letting other legal challenges against it to continue. Read more to see what this means for your clients.
The State Department recently updated the Foreign Affairs Manual to increase the burden of satisfying the public charge ground of inadmissibility for both immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applicants. Read more to see how vulnerable groups like children and the elderly could be negatively affected.
The Justice Department want to change the culture of how immigration courts handle cases involving minors. Here are a few things to prepare for in EOIR’s new Operating Policies and Procedures Memorandum.
This practice advisory, written for legal service providers, answers common questions about applying for DACA in light of the Regents of the University of California V. DHS court order and ongoing litigation. It includes current practice tips and will be updated as we learn more.
Held in El Paso Texas, CLINIC’s 19th Annual Family Based Immigration Conference featured representatives from the Immigrant Visa Unit, American Citizen Services, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Office at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez and Clínica Médica Internacional.
The Department of Homeland Security has announced decisions on Temporary Protected Status for Sudan, Nicaragua and Haiti, and more decisions will be declared in the coming months. Here is the basic process to help qualified TPS holders re-register.
In this holiday season when we are particularly attentive to the story of Mary and Joseph as migrants and refugees, your CLINIC family wishes you peace and love as you celebrate the holidays with your families!
The classic Christmas tradition of honoring the Holy Family is the perfect way to promote immigrant integration this holiday season.