USCIS Announces New Bona Fide Determination Process for U visa Applicants: The Agency will issue Deferred Action Notices and Employment Authorization Documents Early In Certain Cases

This week, USCIS announced that the agency will now conduct a bona fide determination review for pending U visa applications before it makes a final decision in the case.  The agency will issue a deferred action notice and an employment authorization document for applicants who demonstrate eligibility for a U visa and who deserve favorable Read More >>

President Biden Takes Action on Immigration Within Hours of Inauguration

This past week was marked by the end of four years of a xenophobic, racist, and a cruel policy agenda detrimental to immigrants and their families. President Biden took office on January 20th and immediately rescinded several of the previous president’s restrictive immigration policies, while implementing several of his own and promising immigration reform. President Read More >>

Latest spending bill allows U.S. citizen spouses and children of undocumented immigrants to obtain stimulus payment.

Congress passed and the President recently signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The bill includes a second round of stimulus payments as a credit or rebate to qualifying taxpayers. The payments are for $600 for eligible individuals (or $1,200 for those filing a joint return) and an additional $600 per qualifying child, for those Read More >>

Programa DACA restaurado – Pueden postularse nuevos solicitantes

El viernes 4 de diciembre, un juez federal del Tribunal de Distrito de los EE. UU. En Brooklynn emitió una orden que requerirá la reinstalación total del programa DACA y permitirá que los nuevos solicitantes, que nunca antes hayan tenido DACA, presenten su solicitud. El programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia Read More >>

DACA Program Restored- New Applicants Can Apply

On Friday, December 4th, a Federal Judge for the h US District Court in Brooklynn issued an order which will require full reinstatement of the DACA program and will allow new applicants, who have never held DACA before, to apply. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program commonly referred to as “DACA” was created in Read More >>

Job Announcement: Part Time Administrative Assistant

The Logan Firm, P.C. seeks a highly motivated professional to join our team of immigrant advocates. The Logan Firm, P.C. is a boutique law firm specializing exclusively in immigration and nationality law. We serve a wide range of clients from around the world, assisting individuals, families, and businesses to attain their immigration needs. Essential duties Read More >>

Voted yet? There is still time to make the right choice if you support immigrants and their families

The presidential election on Tuesday November 3rd is only 4 days away.  Americans need to choose between democratic candidate Joe Biden and republican candidate and current President Donald Trump.   As attorneys representing immigrants, we consider the candidates’ positions on immigration at the forefront of the issues at stake in this election.   There is no Read More >>

Status of Consular Operations in Mexico due to COVID-19

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and all other U.S. consulates general in Mexico suspended routine consular and visa services on March 18, 2020 due to COVID-19. The pandemic is still ongoing. Effective October 20, 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and Consulates General Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Matamoros, Merida, Monterrey, Nogales, Nuevo Laredo, and Tijuana Read More >>

New DHS DACA Memo issued on July 28, 2020

On July 28, 2020, the acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a memorandum detailing the agency’s new DACA policy following last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the fate of DACA.  In June, the Court found that DHS’s decision to end DACA was reviewable and was arbitrary and capricious, thus prevented Read More >>

U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Trump’s Attempt to Shut Down DACA Program in Historic Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the Trump administration's decision to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") program, stating the decision was "arbitrary and capricious" and that the administration failed to offer an adequate explanation for doing so. The program, announced by President Barack Obama in 2012, allows undocumented individuals who were Read More >>