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  • Process Update for Labor Enforcement Investigations

    On January 13, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that noncitizen workers who are victims of, or witnesses to, the violation of labor rights, can now access a streamlined and expedite deferred action request process. Deferred action protects noncitizen workers from threats of immigration-related retaliation from the exploitive employers. Effective immediately, this […]
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  • What is Deferred Action? What is Not?

    As of June 15, 2012, certain young people brought to the United States as children are eligible to request deferred action. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) is developing a process for these young people to request deferred action and will implement the process sometime in August 2012. Deferred action is: a decision made at […]
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  • Secretary of Homeland Security Announces Process for DACA Renewal

    The U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, recently announced that there will be a process for individuals to renew enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. USCIS has released the updated Form I-821D, which allows DACA recipients to renew their deferral for a two-year period. At the direction of the secretary, […]
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  • Thanksgiving

    With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we at Berardi Immigration Law would like to take the time and show our gratitude to our clients who entrusted us with their immigration needs over the years.  We strive to present all our client’s with their best options and then to fully prepare and help them through their immigration process.  […]
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  • Deferred Action is NOT a path to Citizenship

    USCIS begins accepting requests for deferred action for childhood arrivals on August 15, 2012.  Individuals who can demonstrate through “verifiable documentation” that they meet the established guidelines will be considered for deferred action.  Click here to view the guidelines.
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  • DHS advises "DREAMers" not currently in proceedings to wait

    On June 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security formally announced that it will offer deferred action to “DREAMers.”  However, those NOT currently in proceedings should not affirmatively apply for Deferred Action at this time.  This means that if you are not in the process of being removed from the U.S. already, wait until DHS […]
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