Monthly Archives: July 2016

DHS Expands the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

Today, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) finalized a rule that expands eligibility for provisional waivers of inadmissibility based on the accrual of unlawful presence. The provisional unlawful presence waiver (“provisional waiver”) process allows certain individuals who are present

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Report Shows Better Oversight Needed for DHS Fee-Collecting Programs

Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report after examining the way the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) manages the billions of dollars it collects from its various programs. In FY 2014, DHS received $15 billion

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Posted in In The News

The Justice Dept. Petitions the Supreme Court to Rehear United States v. Texas

Last month, the Supreme Court issued a one-sentence opinion after a 4-4 split on United States v. Texas.  This decision was devastating for millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States because it left in place a lower court’s ruling

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New Regulations Increase Fines for Immigration-Related Violations

Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued an interim final rule that will increase fines on U.S. employers for violations of federal immigration law. The rule has the potential to substantially increase penalties for employing unauthorized workers, violating Form I-9

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