Tag Archives: Napolitano

Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions NOW!

Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions, following last week’s Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”).

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Deferred Action Process for Young People

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on June 15, 2012 announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering into removal proceedings.

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Secretary Napolitano Announces Rule Making Global Entry Program Permanent

 

CBP has published a  final rule today setting forth federal regulations that replaces the current pilot with a permanent Global Entry program.

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ICE Targets Fewer Criminals in Deportation Proceedings

 

Statistics show that fewer criminals are ending up in deportation proceedings.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has targeted fewer criminals, a stark contrast to the claims made by the Administration.

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DHS Secretary Napolitano Testifies on E-Verify

 

On Wednesday, October 26, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano testified before the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary. E-Verify was one of several topics in Secretary Napolitano’s testimony.

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DHS Announces 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and Designation for South Sudan

 

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Sudan for 18 months. She also designated the new Republic of South Sudan for TPS for 18 months. Both the extension and the new designation are effective Nov. 3, 2011, and will continue through May 2, 2013.

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Transcript of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks on Smart Effective Border Security and Immigration Enforcement

 

Here is the full transcript of United States Secretary of Homeland Security (“DHS”) Secretary Janet Napolitano’s Remarks on Smart Effective Border Security and Immigration Enforcement on October 5, 2011, at American University:

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