A Win in Niz-Chavez v. Garland

Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed immigrants a major win in Niz-Chavez v. Garland. The case concerned the requirements in the Notice to Appear, the charging document in removal proceedings. This decision has major implications on a non-permanent resident’s eligibility for Cancellation of Removal. Congress enacted IIRIRA in 1996 limiting a non-lawful permanent resident’s eligibility for…

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USCIS Re-designates Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status. The Temporary Protected Status program shields nationals of Syria and those who last resided in Syria from removal from the United States. The program also allows these nationals to apply for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) that permit them to work…

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USCIS Designates Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has designated Venezuelans for Temporary Protected Status. The Temporary Protected Status program shields nationals of Venezuela and those who last resided in Venezuela from removal from the United States. The program also allows these nationals to apply for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) that allow them to work…

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