Legal Immigration Blog

February 4, 2021
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TPS & DED Updates

TPS for Syria The United States has extended the Temporary Protected Status designation (TPS) for Syria. TPS for Syria has been extended multiple times before and the most recent designation extension by Acting Homeland Security David Pekoske was announced on January 29, 2021 and will take effect March 31, 2021.  This allows current Syrian TPS

February 4, 2021
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DACA Updates

On December 4th, 2020, a United States District Court ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to vacate the Wolf Memorandum made on July 28, 2020. The court asked DHS to reinstate the DACA policy that was in effect on September 4, 2017.  In compliance with this order, as of December 7th, 2020, USCIS is:

November 25, 2020
Mary Heinemann

Important Updates to the Naturalization Test

USCIS has revised the civics portion of the naturalization test. All applicants for naturalization with a filing date on or after Dec. 1, 2020, will be required to take the 2020 version of the civics test. For more information, visit The 2020 Version of the Civics Test page. Applicants for naturalization with a filing date before Dec.

November 1, 2020
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Know The Ballot 2020

As U.S. citizens prepare to vote in the November 3rd election, there are many issues that they must research in order to cast an informed ballot. While some may feel like they have already been bombarded with resources covering topics like the voter registration process, voting early, and the platforms of political candidates, information regarding

November 1, 2020
iimd

Know The Ballot 2020

As U.S. citizens prepare to vote in the November 3rd election, there are many issues that they must research in order to cast an informed ballot. While some may feel like they have already been bombarded with resources covering topics like the voter registration process, voting early, and the platforms of political candidates, information regarding