Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule expanding eligibility for the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver, or the I-601A waiver. The new rule significantly expands the waiver program, which will allow an estimated 100,000 more individuals to become eligible for a waiver which was created in 2013 by President Obama’s Administration to
Month: July 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her vice president running mate. Overall, Senator Kaine’s stance on immigration reform has been positive. He was a supporter of the Dream Act, voted in favor of the last immigration reform bill that passed in the senate and has publicly supported DACA.
According to a Gallup poll, published July 20, 2016, more Republicans would rather see a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants living in the United States, rather than building a wall along the southern border of the United States and Mexico, an idea proposed by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Additionally, the majority of Americans,
Super Lawyers Magazine has named Christina H. Lee and Camiel Becker, founding partners of Becker & Lee LLP, as 2016 Rising Stars for the second year in a row. Super Lawyers produces a list of outstanding immigration attorneys in Northern California by using a patented multiphase selection process, which includes peer nominations and evaluations and
Becker & Lee LLP attorneys Emily Wilson and Camiel Becker, won an appeal for an EB-1 Multinational Executive. On July 8, 2016, USCIS’s Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) issued a decision, ruling that the Nebraska Service Center (NSC) erroneously denied the EB-1 Multinational Executive I-140 petition when it found that the beneficiary would not be employed