What is a Naturalization Ceremony? | NY Immigration Law

When an individual files a Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, and it is approved by USCIS, he or she will take the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony. This is an important process. Read on to learn more about naturalization ceremonies and what you can expect. Types of naturalization ceremonies:  It is important to know […]

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The DHS Proposes Fair and Humane Public Charge Rule | What to Know

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would influence how DHS involves the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The presented rule would supply the fair and humane treatment for noncitizens requesting admission to the United States or applying for lawful permanent residence from within the United […]

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Advocates Are Worried About Work Authorization Separation from DACA Applications

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been nearing the completion of its last regulation to shield Dreamers from deportation, immigration advocates are worried about a provision in the draft rule which decouples work authorization from a grant of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The DHS discussed its proposed rule in September 2021, which […]

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The DHS Announces Availability of Additional H-2B Visas

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) recently reported the availability of 20,000 additional H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for the first half of fiscal year (FY) 2022. These visas are for U.S. employers that are encountering irreparable harm without more workers and are looking to employ additional workers on or […]

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