Washington State District Court holds that TPS is "Admission" for Purposes of Adjustment of Status

Posted on June 05, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

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 Will Reopen I-601 Waivers Denied Based on "Reason To Believe"

Posted on March 19, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

Yesterday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) indicated in correspondence to stakeholders that it will reopen "all I-601A waiver applications that were denied prior to January 24, 2014, solely because of a prior criminal offense, in order to determine whether there is reason to believe the prior criminal offense might render the applicant inadmissible."

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