The Department of Homeland Security has announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been redesignated and the TPS period has been extended for 18 months for Syrians.
Tahirih Justice Center is featuring Kathryn Karam on its website as a volunteer attorney.
Read Kathryn Karam's latest article in Lebanon Times Magazine on Unaccompanied Minors arriving in the United States.
This week, as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, it is important to note the benefits this law has given to immigrant women experiencing domestic violence. In my law practice, I have used the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) as a vehicle to assist clients in seeking legal status in the United States away from abusive spouses.
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that it will extend its designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status program for another 18 months, until May 2, 2016.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will be extended for 18 months, through May 2, 2016.
Today is World Refugee Day.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has held that a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is an "Admission" for purposes of Adjustment of Status - the process of applying for Permanent Residence or a "green card" in the United States.
USCIS announced on March 3rd that it will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Haiti for an additional 18 months, through January 22, 2016. This is good news for all Haitian nationals present in the U.S. pursuant to TPS. See the full announcement here.