Immigration News

Immigration is constantly being reformed and altered in the United States. Whether these changes are for better or for worse, Shabani & Associates stays one step ahead and guarantees to continue representing you and your case effectively. We believe that education enhances performance, and to better educate our clients about what is going on around them, we post the latest immigrstion news on this page for all of our clients to see, as some clients may be affected while others may be unaffected.

AILA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The 2016 Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Rule On July 29, 2016, DHS published a final rule expanding the availability of the provisional unlawful presence waiver …

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DV lottery 2017

DV-2017 Program: Online RegistrationDV 2017 Program: Online registration for the DV 2017 Program begins on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time …

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Featured Issue: Family Detention

The Obama administration’s massive expansion of family detention began in the summer of 2014 and will incarcerate thousands of asylum-seeking children and mothers who are …

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Daily Immigration News Clips

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on June 21, 2016. National Wall Street Journal: Supreme …

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USA Today: New asylum restrictions increase profits for smugglers

Some migrants who have been unable to request asylum at U.S. ports of entry are turning to smugglers, hoping the Border Patrol agents who catch …

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The Wrap: Party of Five reboot centers around family separation

Freeform has ordered a full season of the television reboot, although this time the siblings are left on their own following their parents’ deportation. The …

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Fox San Diego: Doctors travel to Tijuana to aid migrants

“These are people with incredibly hard circumstances that are seeking survival and safety,” said Dr. Mary Cheffers, who traveled to Tijuana, Mexico with the group …

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ICE and CCA Continue to Endanger the Lives of Mothers and Children Incarcerated at Family Detention Facility

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Today, the American Immigration Council (Council), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), and Refugee and Immigrant Center …

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Trump loss would fuel push for immigration reform, advocates hope

Those championing immigration reform have already begun to lay the groundwork for a new push in Congress, predicting the Hispanic vote could have a game-changing …

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New Developments at Southern Border: Temporary Restraining Order Bars Trump Administration From Changing Asylum Law; Trump Spars With Chief Justice; No Agreement With Mexico Yet

U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar, of San Francisco, California, has issued a temporary restraining order blocking President Trump’s presidential proclamation and a new rule preventing …

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Ebola Outbreak-related Immigration Relief Measures to Nationals of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Currently in the United States

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. USCIS offers relief measures to nationals of those three countries …

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State Department releases instructions on applying for DV-2016 Program

On September 24, 2014, the Department of State (DOS) released instructions on how to apply for the diversity visa (DV) 2016 program. Entries for the …

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Registering and Enlisting in the United States Military for Immigrants – FAQs

This new resource answers some common questions about the U.S. Military for immigrants. It explains which immigrants must register with the Selective Service, which are …

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Executive Actions on Immigration

On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not …

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Extension and Redesignation of the Syrian Arab Republic for Temporary Protected Status

Great news! TPS will not only be extended for Syrians who already obtained this status, but also opened up to those who entered more recently. …

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Resources on Texas v. United States, the Lawsuit Challenging DAPA and DACA Expansion

DHS filed a memo dated 7/14/15 explaining the actions it is taking to retrieve 500 3-year EADs that were approved and mailed prior to the injunction, …

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