Things You Should Know About Applying for Asylum in the U.S.

People who are “unable or unwilling to return home because they fear serious harm” are generally considered to be refugees and can apply from abroad for entry into the U.S. under such status.

Also, there are two categories in which migrants seeking asylum fall under – defensive: meaning they are already undergoing removal proceedings in […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Applying for a F-1 Student Visa? Take Note of These Useful Tips!

If you want to study in the United States, you are probably looking to obtain a student visa. Most students are granted a F-1 visa, and the application for that particular visa can be a bit overwhelming.

The first advice for all those who aspire to study in the United States is to have a lot […]

By |July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Things You Should Avoid When Applying For A Green Card Through Marriage

There are certain mistakes commonly committed by US nationals and immigrants while applying for Green Card through marriage.

This mistakes can be avoided easily, however, because many immigrants aspire to have the green card as soon as possible, they often ignore several things that they should not do during this process.

Having outdated information or forms

One […]

By |July 13th, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

Zero-Tolerance to indefinite tolerance

The current headlines involve Immigration policies that inadvertently hurt migrant families. The first implementation was in April when attorney general, Jeff Sessions adopted the Zero-Tolerance policy, superseding any existing policies. The policy separated children as young as infants from their parents.

After the controversy that broke out several states began withdrawing their national guards such as […]

By |June 26th, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

Ms. Jimenez Also Earned Her Bachelor’s Degree!

Happy Friday! Our office wants to congratulate another Mercy College graduate, Ms. Jimenez. Ms. Jimenez earned her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She was recognized by the Legal Studies Honors program.
“I admire my parents for not only leaving Mexico but working rough sometimes discriminating jobs. I thank them for their sacrifice and for never […]

By |May 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

First-Generation Graduate

In honor of graduation season, we want to congratulate Ms. Carchi for her accomplishment. Ms. Carchi earned her bachelor’s degree from Mercy College in Behavioral Science. She is also a member of the Pi Gamma Mu honor society. In her family, she is a first-generation graduate.

Ms. Carchi’s parents
Yet, all her accomplishments wouldn’t have been […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can You Bring Your Parents to Live in the U.S?

One of the most frequent young immigrants have after obtaining their Green Card is whether they can bring their parents to live here. So, can you bring your parents to the United States?.

Susy had this doubt and she wrote us this message days ago:
Susy: I am about to turn 22 years old and recently completed my […]

By |May 18th, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

Head of ICE to Retire

On Monday, Thomas D. Homan, confirmed he’d be retiring from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in June. Thomas D. Homan has been a strong advocate for Trumps tough immigration policies and sanctioning “sanctuary cities.” Even calling on the Justice Department to prosecute local officials who refuse to cooperate with the ICE agency.

Mr. Homan […]

By |May 1st, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

Federal Judge gives DHS 90 Days!

What could be considered a bittersweet moment for many Dreamers! The pending decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) instated by former President Barack Obama, has reached a halt. The U.S government found the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) did not provide a substantial reason as to why it should be […]

By |April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ICE detains two men they were NOT searching for

It appears as if news regarding ICE agents continues to bombard our community. Last week, ICE agents were seen outside of the courthouse in Bronx and Queens, dressed like normal civilians. This week, They were found in Mount Kisco, New York and some wearing a police uniform. Mount Kisco is a town located in […]

By |April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments