“Two innovative child welfare toolkits — A Social Worker’s Tool Kit for Working With Immigrant Families — A Child Welfare Flowchart (August 2009) and A Social Worker’s Tool Kit for Working with Immigrant Families — Immigration Status and Relief Options (June 2009) — are now available to public Continue reading
Searchable cumulative index, I&N Decision Vols. 16-24, Int. Dec. Nos. 2526 to 3633: You may search this PDF using the “find” (ctrl+F or command+F) feature in Adobe.
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The general provisions of laws enacted by Congress are interpreted and implemented by regulations issued by various agencies. These regulations apply the law to daily situations. Continue reading
“Immigration to the United States, 1789- 1930, is a web-based collection of selected historical materials from Harvard’s libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the US from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression.” Continue reading
Purpose of Form I-9: All U.S. employers must complete and retain a Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States. This includes citizens and noncitizens. Continue reading
USCIS requires applicants and petitioners for certain immigration benefits to be fingerprinted for the purpose of conducting FBI criminal background checks. Continue reading
At the United States Department of State (USDOS) website you will find a complete listing of all of their forms with instructions on how to download them.
DOL Labor Cert. Forms Page: “Employers seeking foreign labor certifications may print these forms for their use. These forms are provided as pdf files and must be accessed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.”
The New York Times has put together a list of jails and detention centers where Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detains individuals who may be subject to removal from the United States.
Most applicants for adjustment of status are required to have a medical examination. Continue reading
Customers who have an application and/or petition which have been filed with USCIS but has not yet been decided (also known as a ‘pending’ case) should notify USCIS of an address change as soon as possible after moving. Continue reading
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA or Board) is the highest administrative body for interpreting and applying immigration laws. Continue reading