Posts by karine

12 states, DC file court brief in support of immigration actions

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Immigration Law | 0 comments

A dozen states that back President Obama’s immigration actions are now upping the ante with their support, filing arguments with the courts that the legal challenges to the looming measures don’t hold water. In a “friend of the court” brief filed Monday, attorneys general from 12 states and the District of Columbia threw their backing behind the president’s executive actions, which could help nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants who currently live in the U.S., allowing them to seek work without fear of deportation. See entire article...

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May you have a happy and safe holiday season 2015! From all your friends at Sokpoh Law!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Business Law | 0 comments

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New Deferred Action Data is available

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Business Law | 0 comments

Today, USCIS has posted updated data on requests for consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals at www.uscis.gov/data.  The data include: the cumulative number of requests received and accepted for processing, biometrics appointments scheduled, and requests under review. The data also shows the number of accepted requests from the top countries of origin and states of residence.   For further information regarding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, please visit...

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Apply For A Hardship Waiver In The USA Before Traveling To Your Country For Your Visa Appointment.

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in Immigration Law | 0 comments

New Stateside Waiver Rule: Apply For A Waiver In The USA Before Traveling To Your Country For Your Visa Appointment. Under the new rule, you can apply for a waiver right here in the USA and know whether or not such waiver will be approved before you leave the country to attend your visa appointment in your country of origin. This new process decreases significantly the amount of time that immigrants have to spend away from their families.  You qualify for this new process if you are: 1. The spouse or child over the age of 17 but under 21 of a United States citizen; 2. A candidate for...

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TPS for Syrian Nationals: Deadline is Today

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Business Law | 0 comments

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds Syrian nationals (and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Syria) that the registration deadline for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is Sept. 25, 2012. Syrian nationals who have continuously resided in the United States since March 29, 2012, and who meet other TPS eligibility requirements, must file their applications for TPS with a postmark date no later than Sept. 25, 2012. The TPS designation for Syria will remain in effect through Sept. 30, 2013. USCIS advises Syrian nationals (and persons without nationality...

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