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 …

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Thank you to Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and The Gwen for hosting a wonderful networking event and featuring our firm (bottom left) on their email. We enjoyed meeting local business and helping gather toys for children this holiday season!   © Scott Global Migration Law Group 2017

Help a Refugee Family

A refugee family from Honduras will be welcomed this week Tuesday, the 12th to a home in Chicago. As they begin this new chapter of their lives,  this family will be in need of clothing, food, school supplies, holiday decorations, monetary donations, or anything else to make this family feel at …

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 …

Featured in Voyage Chicago

Lisa Scott and Scott Global Migration Law Group were featured in this article by Voyage Chicago:   Meet Lisa Scott of Scott Global Migration Law Group in Lincoln Park Today we’d like to introduce you to Lisa Scott. Lisa, please share your story with us. How did you get to …

DV Lottery to Begin Again

  Due to a technical issue, the DV-2019 entry period that began on October 3 has been closed. Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; they will not count as a duplicate entry. The technical issue has been resolved and a new …

One Form for EAD and SSN

From USCIS: “Based on a new information-sharing partnership between U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA), foreign nationals in certain categories or classifications can now apply for work authorization and a social security number using a single form – the updated Form I-765, Application for …

Sudan Temporary Protective Status Ends 2018

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Sudan will end November 2, 2018.   Current TPS beneficiaries are able to re-register for a new or extended employment authorization document (EAD). However, all benefits will expire by November 2018. Beneficiaries with another immigration status along …