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Toronto terror suspect ordered detained

TORONTO – A Pakistani man accused of plotting bomb attacks on downtown Toronto has been ordered to remain in detention.

Jahanzeb Malik has been in custody since his arrest a week ago – his next hearing is April 14. 93 more words

News

H-1b Visa Spouses Eligible for Employment Authorization

In an announcement today, the Department of Homeland Security will permit eligibility for employment authorization to H-4 dependent spouses.  These eligible H-4 dependent spouses are those married to an H-1b nonimmigrant seeking lawful permanent resident status through their employer. 133 more words

Updated Status of Immigration’s DACA and DAPA

Last week, a Federal Judge in Texas ordered an injunction to stop the President’s Executive Order on immigration which was issued on November 2014.  This injunction, however, only affects the Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents. 113 more words

Delay in Green Cards for Parents of U.S. Citizens

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have just learned at the Los Angeles USCIS District Director’s meeting that there is substantial delay for petitions from U.S. citizen sons and daughters to parents for adjustment of status. 122 more words

Immigration

Deferred Action Temporarily Blocked

On Monday, a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Obama’s November 20, 2014 executive actions on immigration reform. In a suit filed by 26 states, U.S. 363 more words

Congress

Increase Immigration DACA Interest as Feb. 18 Approaches

I had a pleasant interview with @KWCH12 and Reporter Beatriz Parres @KDCUBea on the immigration issues surrounding DACA and DAPA.  The interest in this immigration actions has been from both individuals and by employers.  35 more words

Rollout of Expanded DACA Set with DAPA to follow

Plans continue in the Government’s efforts to prepare and handle the application process for expanded DACA and DAPA.  While immigration offices will begin accepting expanded DACA applications Feb. 90 more words