Immigration Updates

  • DACA Renewals Continue for Now

    Update on DACA Renewals…

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  • USCIS Now Taking 5 to 7 Months for Employment Authorization

    Many people who apply for a green card need to be able to work or travel while they are waiting for their legal permanent residence status. You may have filed a Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization and a Form I-131 Application for Travel Document. When approved, these are issued on an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). Under new policies, many applicants are waiting much longer for their EAD and have less ability to inquire about their case. Under the old policies, USCIS pr…

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  • DC Court Orders DACA Restarted but Appeals Pending

    On Friday, August 10, 2018, The DC DIstrict Court ordered the Trump Administration to restart the DACA program by August 23, 2018. However, the government has 20 days to appeal this decision, and Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, has implied that he will be appealing. In the meantime, several other courts are considering similar lawsuits against the administration for it's order back in September 2017 to end the DACA program. The DC Court became the third one to order the administration to contin…

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  • Immigration Attorney Yvonne McKinnon at 2018 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law

    Immigration Attorney, Yvonne McKinnon, Training at the Annual AILA Conference, 2018

    The Moon Law Office LLC team is proudly following attorney Yvonne McKinnon's attendance at the 2018 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law. The AILA Annual Conference is an abundant resource for up to the minute immigration law and practice. Ms. KcKinnon's attendance is part of our commitment to closely studying and following developments in the dynamic field of immigration law. …

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  • Which one is better for us? Get married now or apply for a fiancé visa?

    There may be at least two processes that can help you sponsor your loved one for a green card in the US. There are advantages and disadvantages to each process. If you are not married yet, you may be eligible to apply for a fiancé visa for your loved one. The advantage of the fiancé visa process is that your future spouse can be with you in the US while they wait for their green card application to be processed. Sometimes the wait for the green card application can take a long time and many cou…

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