Immigration News

  • Update on Passport and Visas from the Dept. of State

    The Department of State has issued an update on the delay in processing passport and visa applications. They estimate it will take weeks before they are at full capacity. For information on how these delays affect travelers click here.…

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  • Passport Processing Delays

    Due to technical problems with the passport/visa system the US Department of State reports delays in issuing documents including passports. This is a worldwide problem. We will provide updates as they become available.…

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  • Immigration Award for Community Service

    I wanted to share this article published in the Post Standard on Saturday, June 28, 2014. The American Immigration Lawyers Association presented an award to me at their annual conference in Boston for my work in helping to start an immigration clinic in Syracuse, NY. I am very honored to receive this award and appreciate the help in spreading the word about the immigration clinic in Syracuse. See the article on Syracuse.com.…

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  • Diane Chappell-Daly Selected to Receive Maggio Pro Bono Award

    May 13, 2014: I am happy to share the exciting news that I have been selected to receive this year’s Michael Maggio Memorial Pro Bono Award! This award is presented annually by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) to one attorney, law firm, or non-profit entity nationally in recognition of their outstanding efforts in providing pro bono representation to deserving aliens in the immigration field. I was nominated for this award based on my work with the Volunteer Lawyers Project (…

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  • How does your immigration status affect your eligibility for health insurance?

    Read the information provided by USCIS on the Affordable Care Act to find out if you are eligible for health insurance and what documents you would need to provide. From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 3/13/2014 Did you know that your immigration status may affect your eligibility for health care benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Open enrollment ends March 31, 2014. USCIS encourages you to visit www.healthcare.gov to learn more. The website includes helpful resources on:…

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