Immigration News

From USCIS website, they give the following notice.  "We don’t want you to become a victim of an immigration scam. If you need legal advice on immigration matters, make sure the person helping you is authorized to give legal advice. Only an attorney or an...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano   President Trump Executive Order 13767 on January 25, 2017 instructs the DHS to implement and expand Expedited Removal.  We will discuss what it is and how those affected should protect themselves.    Q. What is expedited removal, and who does it...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano The DHS issued a FAQ on how DACA holders should respond to the end of DACA as of September 5, 2017: Q1: Why is DHS phasing out the DACA program? A1: Taking into consideration the federal court rulings in ongoing litigation, and the...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Question:         I am the beneficiary of a petition by my same sex partner in California which recognizes legality of same sex marriage.  How many years do I have to wait to file for my naturalization? Answer:           Marriage to a U.S. citizen shouldn’t...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano   If you are in the country illegally, you should be able to handle raids to protect your rights. If Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents show up at the door, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) advises not opening it unless the...

By Atty. Crispin C. Lozano Many fiancée who came to the United States and did not marry the U.S. citizen petitioner could not adjust status unless they qualify under the Violence against Women Act.  However, there is a new provision in the law that allows these...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano USCIS has published Form I-131A, Application for Travel Document (Carrier Documentation), a new form that allows lawful permanent residents (LPRs) to apply for a travel document (carrier documentation) if they: Are returning from temporary overseas travel of less than one year,...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Immediate relatives of military personnel are given special benefits in adjustment of status.  This applies to those aliens who are immediate relative of U.S. citizen who entered without inspection or entered illegally.  Normally they cannot adjust status in the U.S. and...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Conviction of one of the following crimes will permanently denied applicants from Naturalization to U.S. citizenship: murder, or an aggravated felony (if the conviction was after November 29, 1990). These bars are automatic. In other words, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...

Trump Immigration Programs to get Funding By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano   The House Appropriations Committee released the funding bill for Trump Immigration Programs.  Among other things, the House Appropriations bill would: Increase CBP funding by $1.6 billion to fund the border wall which border state Fund the...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Seeking CSPA for children of a Permanent Resident is a complicated process that need the assistance of an experienced immigration lawyer. Before you start the process, it is advisable to consult first with an experienced immigration lawyer. The process for determining the...

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