Immigration News Bulletin June 2021

Leer en español The immigration team at Dummit Fradin is always keeping up with the latest immigration news from the White House and USCIS. These are the three most recent updates from the world of immigration. To stay updated on the latest news, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @dummitfradin. 1. ICE [...]

Immigration News Bulletin June 20212021-07-12T12:45:02-04:00

Biden Issues New ICE Enforcement Memo

Just as North Carolina braced for another ice storm, President Biden issued an ICE enforcement memo that emphasized stricter criteria for deportations in the United States. What does the ICE Enforcement Memo include? ICE officers will need preapproval from a senior manager before trying to deport anyone who is not a recent border crosser a [...]

Biden Issues New ICE Enforcement Memo2021-02-19T12:21:57-05:00

U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

On Thursday, February 18, congressional Democrats introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021. The new proposal largely mirrors the immigration reform bill introduced by President Biden on his first day in office. What does the U.S. Citizenship Act include? The U.S. Citizenship Act includes an 8-year pathway to citizenship, lifts hurdles for workers to legally immigrate [...]

U.S. Citizenship Act of 20212021-02-19T10:30:28-05:00

President Biden’s Immigration Reform Bill 2021

Leer en Español President Joe Biden has unveiled a sweeping new immigration reform bill that offers legal status and a path to permanent residency to a large group of undocumented non-citizens. Our immigration team has taken the time to read the reform bill and explain how the bill may positively affect your case. [...]

President Biden’s Immigration Reform Bill 20212021-01-22T17:16:31-05:00

New Immigration Executive Orders & Memos Under President Biden

Leer en Español On January 20, 2021, Joseph R. Biden was sworn into office alongside Kamala Harris as his vice president. The inauguration was a much anticipated moment for the immigrant community as there had been talks about sweeping immigration reform. Later that evening, President Biden signed 17 executive orders and other directives, [...]

New Immigration Executive Orders & Memos Under President Biden2021-03-31T09:31:26-04:00

Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Venezuelans

Leer en Español On the night before the 2021 Inauguration, the White House issued a memo granting deportation protection for thousands of undocumented Venezuelans residing in the United States. Under the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) program, the United States will defer deportation for 18 months for certain Venezuelan nationals present in the U.S. [...]

Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Venezuelans2021-03-16T09:24:01-04:00

NC First Step Act Signed into Law

NC First Step Act July 2020 Update On June 26, 2020, Governor Cooper signed the NC First Step Act into law. The North Carolina First Step Act affords those convicted of drug trafficking (N.C.G.S. § 90-95(h)) or conspiracy to commit drug trafficking (N.C.G.S. § 90-95(i)) the ability to reduce the mandatory fine and sentence. [...]

NC First Step Act Signed into Law2020-07-30T09:42:36-04:00

What is the NC Second Chance Act?

What is the Second Chance Act? The Second Chance Act was signed into law on June 25, 2020. This new law is set to go into effect December 1st, 2020, and expands who may qualify for expungements in North Carolina. What does the NC Second Chance Act do? The Second Chance Act provides [...]

What is the NC Second Chance Act?2021-06-25T15:18:55-04:00

Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Attempt to End DACA

En Español Today the Supreme Court of the United States halted the Trump administration’s attempt to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. Dummit Fradin offers our sincere congratulations to all of our clients, staff members, and their families who benefit from the protections this program affords! We are proud [...]

Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Attempt to End DACA2020-12-23T14:38:30-05:00

Senate Bill 704 Extends DMV Renewal Deadlines

Governor Cooper recently signed Senate Bill 704 into law, also referred to as the COVID-19 Recovery Act. Section 4.7 of this bill grants an extension to any valid DMV credential that would otherwise expire on or after March 1st, 2020, and before August 1, 2020. The extension is for five months from the date the [...]

Senate Bill 704 Extends DMV Renewal Deadlines2020-05-12T12:13:11-04:00
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