Join us for a free webinar to learn more about the unaccompanied children entering the United States. We will discuss why they are coming, where they are staying, what services the Church is providing, and how you can help.
Panelists will include experts on the root causes of migration from Central America and the emergency, social, and legal services available to these minor children.
This spring, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha had the opportunity to co-sponsor an immigration legal training with CLINIC on bars and waivers of inadmissibility grounds. Our immigration legal staff always looks forward to CLINIC’s in-person trainings as an opportunity to connect with other service providers and to learn the latest on laws and procedures.
By Ilissa Mira, CLINIC Training and Legal Support Attorney
On June 5, 2014, USCIS released the much anticipated revised Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The new dual-purpose form will be used to file both initial and renewal DACA requests. As of the release date, USCIS will not accept DACA requests submitted on the old form.
The Supreme Court has now weighed in and answered one of the last remaining questions regarding the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA): do derivative children who age out before the principal beneficiary immigrates retain the original priority date when their parent becomes an LPR and files a new petition on their behalf in the F-2B category? The answer has been no, based on a Board of Immigration Appeals decision, Matter of Wang, 25 I&N Dec.