Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions NOW!
- July 3, 2013
- Category: Immigrant Visas, Napolitano, Prosecutorial Discretion, Same-Sex, USCIS
Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions, following last week’s Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”).
Deferred Action Process for Young People
- June 19, 2012
- Category: Deferred Action, Dream Act, Napolitano
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.
Secretary Napolitano Announces Rule Making Global Entry Program Permanent
- February 6, 2012
- Category: CBP, Global Entry, Napolitano
CBP has published a final rule today setting forth federal regulations that replaces the current pilot with a permanent Global Entry program.
ICE Targets Fewer Criminals in Deportation Proceedings
- December 9, 2011
- Category: Deportation, ICE, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Napolitano
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.
DHS Secretary Napolitano Testifies on E-Verify
- October 28, 2011
- Category: E-Verify, I-9, Napolitano
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.
DHS Announces 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and Designation for South Sudan
- October 18, 2011
- Category: Napolitano, TPS
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.
Transcript of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks on Smart Effective Border Security and Immigration Enforcement
- October 5, 2011
- Category: Border Security, DHS, Immigration Reform, Napolitano, Secure Communities
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: