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Recent Developments in Immigration

Update on BBB Immigration Provisions

Decision on Parole for Noncitizens by Christmas Senate Democrats are ramping up talks with the parliamentarian as they try to hit an ambitious goal of passing President Biden’s climate and social spending bill before Christmas. Sen. Charles Schumer detailed meetings that committees and Democratic staff have had or will have with parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough, who

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Immigration provisions to benefit 7.2 million noncitizens

7.2 noncitizens would receive Work Authorization MPI researchers estimate that immigration-related provisions within the Build Back Better Act that passed the House on Nov. 19 and is now before the Senate could provide work authorization and protection from deportation to nearly 7.2 million unauthorized immigrants who have been in the United States as of January

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Parole Provision Passes Initial Test

Legalization provisions pass initial Test The parole provisions of the Build Back Better bill receive initial analysis by Senate Parliamentarian, increasing the chances of this provision being included in the bill when, or if, it is passed by the Senate.  These provision would allow millions of noncitizens to apply for work permits, permission to travel

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Immigration Legislation

What Are the Immigration Benefits in the Build Back Better bill On November 21, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better (BBB) bill. This bill needs to be passed by the Senate and signed by President Biden before any part of this bill becomes law. What Immigration Provisions are Included? The only

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update COVID-19 Alert: As we gradually return to a regular full-time schedule, please note the following precautions will still be in place: 1) No Client will be seen in person without an appointment. 2) At the appointment, only the Client may enter for the appointment. Please do not bring family members, unless previously arranged;

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Immigration Courts once again have the power to shelf cases to Allow NonCitizens to Apply for Unlawful Presence Waiver before leaving the Country

The attorney general just overturned a Trump immigration decision that eliminated administrative closure. Admin Closure allow the Immigration Judge to “shelve” (no scheduled hearings). This allows noncitizens with petitions from spouses or parents to stay in the United States until their waiver of unlawful presence is approved, before leaving picking up their green card in

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