As of March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has suspended routine in-person services until at least April 1 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. USCIS staff will continue to perform duties that do not involve contact with the public. However, USCIS will provide emergency services for limited situations. To schedule an emergency appointment […]

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Impeachment & Immigration

As of Christmas 2019, The House of Representative has voted to impeach President Trump. The Trump Administration has dramatically slashed the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. to an all-time low, but the real number set to be admitted could be far lower than the official limit. 5,400 children have been separated from their […]

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Immigration vs. Executive Power

Immigration vs. Executive Power Dreamers are the people, college students, military service members, and workers in American corporations who came to the US as the children of undocumented immigrants, will know their outcome soon. The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will hold hearings Nov. 12 to decide on the legality of the Trump Administration’s order on Deferred […]

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Immigrant Rights to Asylum

Earlier this week, Judge Jon Tigar of the Northern District of California blocked the Trump-administration interim final rule that would, “categorically deny asylum to almost anyone entering the United States at the southern border if he or she did not first apply for asylum in Mexico or another third country.” The asylum system that is […]

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A More Effective H-1B Visa Program

U.S. employers seeking to employ foreign workers with a U.S. master’s or higher degree will have a greater chance of selection in the H-1B lottery.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted today for public inspection, a final rule amending regulations governing H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those that may be eligible for the advanced degree […]

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2018 Little Rock Soirée Best Lawyer

Danna J. Young Labor & Employment/Immigration Following graduation from law school in 2004, Danna Young entered private practice and represented corporations in various employment and immigration matters until 2009, when she accepted a two-year hearing officer position with the Arkansas State Board of Review. In 2011, Young reentered private practice and is currently the principal […]

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