Trump’s shutdown stops immigration courts from functioning

In the story linked-below, DMCA partner Lance Curtright, discusses a special case about a woman who is particularly affected by the shutdown. From the story: “‘Her husband is dying,’ immigration attorney Lance Curtright said. ‘And part of the reason we think she can get her green card in the United

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Friday, January 11, 2019

DMCA partner Lance Curtright on KSAT news in an interview about changes to asylum procedures

New asylum policy could face court challenge

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

How the Trump Shutdown may impact immigration cases

Recent news indicates that President Trump intends to shut down the government if Congress refuses to fund his ill-advised border wall. Here is how the Trump shutdown will affect federal agencies that process immigration cases: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS): This is a fee funded agency; therefore, processing of cases

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Proposed Changes to H1B Process: What you Need to Know to Now

DHS has proposed substantial changes to the H1B process.   We anticipate these changes will be effective for April 1, 2019 H1B filings that are subject to the annual cap.  The main change to the process will be the establishment of a mandatory internet-based registration process for petitioners seeking to file

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

ICE Hold? Detained by Immigration? There May Be Hope.

Since Donald Trump took office, and in the wake of SB4, more and more immigrants are being placed in detention centers in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Unfortunately, this includes immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for years, have strong family ties, and little or no

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Friday, November 30, 2018
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