What does being a “public charge” mean? In immigration law, a “public charge” refers to a person who is primarily dependent on the government for subsistence. On August 14, 2019, the Trump administration rolled out a new regulation that broadens the definition of a public charge making it easier for government officials to deny green cards and visas for some … Read More
With the fate of DACA being uncertain, advocates urge eligible immigrants to apply ASAP!
Texas, along with nine other states, recently threatened to sue the federal government if the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is not ended by September 5, 2017. DACA is not a legal status, but provides its recipients with temporary protection against deportation, permission to work, and in states like Virginia, a driver’s license and in-state tuition … Read More