Category Archives: Deferred Action

Report: Cautious Optimism for Biden Immigration Plan in Among ‘Dreamers’ in Boston

According to reporting from Boston 25 News, there is cautious optimism among Dreamers and immigrant rights groups in Massachusetts for the Biden immigration agenda. Many people are hopeful that his presidency will amount to a full restoration—and, potentially, an expansion—of DACA protections. According to official data from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), there are currently... READ MORE

DAPA hits the Supreme Court: an immigration lawyer’s analysis

For immigration lawyers and millions of people in the U.S. hoping and dreaming for DAPA and other immigration options, this summer’s expected Supreme Court decision will be profoundly life-changing. Background on the DAPA case In 2013, the Senate passed S.744, a bipartisan Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill that would have taken steps toward fixing a number... READ MORE

DREAM Act immigration program

DREAM Act Immigration Lawyer News Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee! I've come here from Boston to attend the National Convention of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). And today, we immigration attorneys awoke to some wonderful news: the Obama Administration announced a new immigration directive, the so-called DREAM Act, which will help countless undocumented young people who, through no fault of their own, were brought the US as young children. When this DREAM Act immigration memorandum was announced at the lawyers convention this morning, crowds of immigration lawyers attending literally stood up and applauded. READ MORE