USCIS Will Not Resume Processing Adoptions from Fiji

Date: January 17, 2013

By: Edward Shulman

Because the State Department has determined that Fiji does not have a fully functional Hague Adoption Convention process and therefore still cannot certify adoption decrees or custody orders obtained in Fiji for children who habitually reside there, USCIS will not approve I-800 petitions for children from Fiji at this time.

Asylum Denials Reach Historic Lows in FY 2012

This Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) report shows that the odds of an asylum claim being denied reached an historic low in FY2012, with only 44.5% being turned down. Almost 2 out of 3 (62.6%) individuals seeking asylum lost their cases in similar actions 10 years ago.

Washington Post: Citing Rubio's Plan, White House Sees Hope for Bipartisan Deal on Immigration

The Washington Post reports that the Obama Administration suggested that there are signs that bipartisan cooperation on immigration reform might be possible, in light of Sen. Marco Rubio's new ideas.

To make the long story short - I wouldn't be here now writing this review if it wasn't for him. He fought with me and for me as if he was defending himself and not some stranger from a foreign country. I will highly recommend him - if your case has any chance at all he is the one you need.

-Immigration Client

Breaking News

MULTI-STATE DACA LAWSUIT AGAINST TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, along with 15 other Attorneys General from around the country and the District of Columbia formally filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration yesterday due to the termination of the DACA program. ...

read more

TRUMP ENDS DACA: WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

Yesterday, the Trump administration formally announced the end to DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a program that has protected from deportation an estimated 800,000 young documented immigrations brought to the United States as...

read more

PRESIDENT TRUMP CONSIDERING NEW VERSION OF THE RAISE ACT

Two Republican Senators, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia met with President Trump on Tuesday to discuss a revised and expanded version of their RAISE Act, which they initially presented in March.  RAISE is an acronym for Reforming...

read more
© 2015 The Shulman Law Group, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Website Design by Hudson