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"
Do you need a nonimmigrant visa? Do you understand what types of visas are available? At the Law Office of Danna Young, P.A., we will help you explore your options and provide honest, compassionate advice. Founding attorney Danna Young has more than a decade of experience navigating nonimmigrant visa and other immigration issues for her […]Read more "We Help With Nonimmigrant Visas"
Immigration matters can impact your entire family. We will guide you through the immigration process at the Law Office of Danna Young, P.A., in Little Rock. Attorney Danna Young understands the complex nature of visa applications and petitions for naturalization, especially when your family is involved. Every situation is unique and needs to be carefully […]Read more "Family-Based Visas And Naturalization"
A federal judge in San Francisco blocks the Trump administration’s effort to end an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Tuesday granted a request by California and other plaintiffs to prevent President Donald Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program […]Read more "Judge Blocks Deportation of Immigrants"
Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was found not guilty Thursday of murdering Kate Steinle on Pier 14 in San Francisco in July 2015 in a case that sparked a heated national debate over illegal immigration and so-called sanctuary cities, and U.S. immigration officials said he will be deported. To read more about this case and the […]Read more "Kate Steinle & the Immigration Debate"