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The Latest News on DACA Renewals

Federal Court Orders DACA Renewals to Continue On January 9, 2018, a federal judge in California ordered a halt to the federal government’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In the federal court case, the judge granted a preliminary injunction, a temporary order blocking the termination of the DACA program while… Read More »

Temporary Protected Status 18-Month Extension

Breaking News! Temporary Protected Status Extended for Syrians On January 31, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security announced that Syria’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation will be extended for 18 months. DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen said, “It is clear that the conditions upon which Syria’s designation was based continue to exist; therefore, an extension… Read More »

Legal Options for DACA Recipients to Avoid Deportation

On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions of the Justice Department announced the cancellation of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Obama-era program has allowed undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain here. In this article, we will discuss the available legal options for DACA recipients. Click… Read More »

Can I Apply for Asylum if I Missed the One-Year Deadline?

U.S. asylum laws state that if you are applying for asylum, must clearly demonstrate with convincing documentation that: You are filing for asylum within one year from the date of your last arrival in the United States OR You are eligible for an exception to the one-year filing requirement. Asylum laws are clear on this… Read More »

What Immigration Changes to Expect in the New Presidential Administration

When President-Elect Donald Trump is sworn into office on January 20, 2017, immigration policies will be at the top of the new administration’s agenda. We anticipate that changes in this uncharted post-Obama era will be announced gradually and will affect aliens in communities throughout California and across the country. The legal team at Nalbandian Law,… Read More »

Are You Charged With a Criminal Offense?

Here’s How an Immigration Judge Will View Your Conviction First, be aware of this important fact: your criminal lawyer is not an immigration expert. He or she does not understand the effect a guilty plea or a no-contest plea can have on your immigration status. You could soon be facing deportation and placed in removal… Read More »

Motion to Reopen Based on Changed Country Conditions

Do You Have a Removal Order? Has Your Asylum Case Been Denied at the BIA and the 9th Circuit? Do You Need to Renew Your Work Authorization? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, keep reading because the expert immigration lawyers at Nalbandian Law in the Los Angeles area may be able to… Read More »

Has Your Citizenship Application Been Denied?

Here’s How We Can Help You It’s heartbreaking to learn that your naturalization has been denied after all the time you’ve spent preparing for this moment. Don’t be discouraged, because you may not have to be deported or have to wait five more years to apply for citizenship again. Instead, you need to consult with… Read More »

The Key Steps to Preparing and Winning Your Asylum Case

Winning an asylum case for clients isn’t a matter of luck. It is the result of careful preparation and detailed documentation that paints a clear picture of the persecution you have experienced in the past or your reasonable fear of being persecuted in the future. Persecution can take the form of threats, violence, torture, disproportionate… Read More »

How a 237(a)(1)(H) Waiver Can Stop Your Deportation

One minute you have your green card and you’re waiting at customs to re-enter the U.S. after a trip to your native country. The next minute, you’re detained because your passport has been red-flagged for green card fraud. One minute, you’re in the final stage of the long and arduous citizenship process. Next minute, you’re… Read More »