Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

On October 3, 2018, a federal judge in San Francisco, blocked the Trump Administration from ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The decision will allow TPS to continue for immigrants from four countries- Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti and El Salvador- and allow them to continue live and work legally in the United States. The judge stated that …

Preparing For The End Of Tps

The decision by the Trump administration to end Temporary Status (TPS) for Salvadoran citizens has created widespread concern and even some panic. For most of our clients, there are options available to prevent, or at least further delay any forced or unwanted departure from the U.S. In many cases, there are even potential possibilities for …

Reuniting a Family

Twenty years after our client met his future wife and the mother of his three children, Vincente will finally be able to reunite with his wife, thanks to a waiver we recently got approved by USCIS. Vincente is an Ecuadoran citizen and a permanent resident of the United States. He came to the US when …

Another Waiver Approval

We were please to obtain another approval for a 601 waiver that will allow an Ecuadorian woman to reunite with her family in the US. She and her permanent resident husband have three US citizen children but were separated for several years when she returned to Ecuador to help support her family. We are proud …

DACA’s Temporary Reprieve

The recent decision by the United States Supreme Court to decline to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that continues the DACA program, provided temporary relief for DACA recipients but no long-term solution. The Court action essentially allows the program to continue as it works its way through the federal system, …

TPS Recipients Should file for Extension and Advance Parole

Salvadorian recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are urged to file immediately for extension of TPS and Advance Parole. Current TPS holders from El Salvador have until March 19, 2018 to file for the extension, which includes forms I-821 (registration) and I-765 (work authorization) along with a filing fee of $495.00. Properly filed applications will …