Supreme Court on INA Crimes of Violence

On April 17, 2018, in Sessions v. Dimaya, the United States Supreme Court held a portion of the INA’s crime-based removal provision was unconstitutionally vague. The INA virtually guarantees deportation of any non-citizen convicted of an aggravated felony. A “crime of violence” is listed among those included offenses. In holding the INA’s definition of a …

Lisa Scott on “Buy American, Hire American”

A Law360 article published this week covers some issues that have resulted from the “Buy American, Hire American” mandate of President Trump. See what attorneys, including our own Lisa Scott, had to say about the effects of the mandate on immigration and U.S. industries. Click here to read or download the article. …

CPS Shadow Day

Thank you to Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for inviting our office to participate this past week in our second shadow day. We hosted three high school juniors from across Chicagoland. The students were able to ask our team members questions, and sit in on real cases at immigration court. A …

DACA FAQ from USCIS

*retrieved from USCIS* “Frequently Asked Questions: Rejected DACA Requests Specific guidance will be provided soon about the steps that a DACA recipient must take to resubmit his or her renewal request to USCIS if the filing was rejected due to U.S. Postal Service mail-service delays. Q1: Are any new DACA …