National Legal Center for Immigrants
Administrative relief is coming and, whatever shape it takes, we can be certain that consular identification cards will be important in the implementation of immigration action. Starting November 1, Mexican Consulates in the United States began issuing new, enhanced consular IDs to ensure the continued security of these vital documents. Visual and safety features have changed, and maintaining awareness of format changes to the consular ID cards is essential.
As the news of the large numbers of unaccompanied children apprehended along the border began to break, CLINIC went into high gear to figure out how we could support our affiliates and other service providers inundated with requests for assistance from this vulnerable population. Training is one of the things CLINIC does best so we started to think about what type of training would be most useful. My colleague Debbie Smith and I took the lead on developing the curriculum, materials and webinars for a course. With assistance from other CLINIC staff, we put together a four-week course co
The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recently issued a landmark decision that impacts domestic violence victims who are seeking asylum in the United States. Asylum applicants must show that the persecution they have or will face is on account of one of five protected grounds: race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. It is the last ground that has received the most interest and litigation.
This webinar provides an overview of the DACA renewal process and highlights other updates to DACA guidance. We share practice tips and respond to common questions about the renewal process and the new Form I-821D.
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
By Ilissa Mira, CLINIC Training and Legal Support Attorney