Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has re-designated Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and has extended the existing TPS designation for Somalia from Sept.

The Nebraska Service Center (NSC) has asked CLINIC to share the following tips and reminders.  On average, NSC fields 20,500 inquiries every month. To aid them in providing a timely and responsive answer, please keep these tips in mind when contacting their customer service units:

On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Arizona v. U.S., which involves Arizona’s restrictive immigration enforcement law, “SB 1070.”  The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops filed a “friend of the court” brief supporting the federal government in its challenge to SB 1070.

The video recordings of the panel discussions at January’s State Immigration Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah are now on CLINIC’s website.

On April 4, USCIS issued a new policy regarding the correction of administrative errors made by the agency.  This process enables customers to request an expedited review of their case and correction of the decision where data entry and/or an administrative error resulted in a denial or rejection of their petition or application.