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 […]Read more "COVID-19!!!"
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 […]Read more "Impeachment & Immigration"
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 […]Read more "Immigration vs. Executive Power"
Judge Jon S. Tigar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a nationwide order barring a Trump administration policy that denies asylum to migrants crossing the border unless they have already tried and failed to obtain asylum in another country along the way. Judge Tigar stated that applying the […]Read more "Judge Blocks Administration Asylum Ban"
Arkansas House Bill 1552 & 1664 Support of DACA The 92nd General Assembly of the Arkansas State Legislature has passed two bills that gives deferred action for childhood arrivals, or DACA, recipients the chance for in-state tuition. Governor Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 1552 grants nursing licenses to DACA students and House Bill 1684 grants […]Read more "Arkansas Bill 1552 & 1664 Support of DACA"
President Donald Trump threatens to close the U.S-Mexico border this week if Mexico does not stop undocumented immigrants from coming into the United States. However, many Democrats believe what we need to do is focus on what’s happening in Central America, where three countries are dissembling before our eyes, and people are desperately coming to […]Read more "Border Security Tightens for Asylum Seekers"
Things immigrants should know upon arrival to the US: 1. Only go to an attorney or accredited representative if you have immigration questions 2. Lawyers must have a license to practice law – ask to see their law license 3. Accredited representatives have to be accredited and work for an agency recognized by the Board […]Read more "The Rights of Immigrants"
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on June 20 to stop the separations. The result has been nationwide confusion as lawyers and law enforcement officials struggle to comply with the zero tolerance policy that calls for arrests while courts have ruled that the children cannot be jailed for extended periods. Immigration matters can impact your […]Read more "Family Separation Under Zero Tolerance"
Recently, the Trump administration began stepping up criminal prosecutions of people crossing the border without authorization, charging nearly everyone entering without papers with a federal misdemeanor. By doing so, under law, children entering the USA alongside adults fall under the care of the Office of Refugee Settlement, or ORR. Homeland Security took 51,912 immigrants into […]Read more "Seeking Asylum in the US"
When we replace anti-immigrant rhetoric with language that is positive and inclusive, we will help immigrants feel better about themselves and also help build a stronger United States. At the Law Office of Danna Young, P.A., we are committed to helping bridge this divide and support you through the immigration process. Immigration issues involving your […]Read more "Anti-Immigrant rhetoric hurts all Americans"