Monthly Archives: December 2012

Immigration Detention and Immigration Bond

It is the policy of the Houston Police Department, and many other police departments, to contact Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) if they encounter an undocumented immigrant who has committed any sort of offense – even minor offenses such as … Continue reading

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Immigration Court Overview

Immigration Court Overview Going to Immigration Court can be overwhelming and confusing. The Department of Homeland Security, a division of the United States Government, is trying to deport you.  Below is an explanation of immigration court proceedings across the country. … Continue reading

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Waiver/Exception for Naturalization Exam

The US Naturalization test is made up of two parts: and English Exam and a Civics Exam. Not everyone applying for naturalization may have to take the English and Civics Exam. There are exceptions to the English portion of the … Continue reading

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Temporary Protected Status for Syrians

Temporary Protected Status for Syrian Arab Republic  Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a status that the United States Government allows people from certain counties to apply for while their home country (or country of residence) is too dangerous for them … Continue reading

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Obama DREAM Act Requirements – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DREAM Act Lite On June 15, 2012, President Barak Obama and the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that certain people who came to the United States as children could get a work permit. This process … Continue reading

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I-601 Waiver Stateside

UPDATE: JANUARY 2, 2013 – Immediate relatives who are in the process of obtaining a visa can now apply for a provisional waiver here in the states (I-601A)! This applies to all foreign nationals, not just Mexicans! The final process will be … Continue reading

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