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Trump Administration Announces the Termination of the DACA Program

It was announced yesterday, on September 5, 2017, that the Trump Administration is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) Program. What does this mean? U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will adjudicate—on an individual, case-by-case basis—properly filed pending DACA initial requests and associated applications for Employment Authorization Documents that have been accepted by […]

Attorney Dario Castaneda Featured on the Front Page of the Chicago Tribune

Our Attorney, Dario Castaneda, was featured in a recent article on the front page of the Chicago Tribune discussing his recent victory for one of our detained clients.  This article highlights some of the changes that are currently taking place in our immigration court system under the new Administration. Chicago Tribune Article

Supervisory Attorney Kathleen Vannucci and Her Client Featured in the Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune recently shared the story of our client, Oscar, and how the changes in policy under the current Administration are having a real impact on real families here in Chicago. Chicago Tribune Article

Senior Supervisory Attorney Leah Duckett Interviewed on Univision Chicago discussing 287(g) Agreements

Senior Supervisory Attorney Leah Duckett was interviewed on Univision Chicago on Saturday, March 18, 2017 discussing the recent changes in immigration enforcement including the use of 287(g) agreements with local police authorities. Watch Video Here

LEGAL UPDATE: USCIS EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR PROVISIONAL UNLAWFUL PRESENCE WAIVERS

USCIS EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR PROVISIONAL UNLAWFUL PRESENCE WAIVERS BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Established by President Obama in 2013, the provisional waiver process allows certain individuals who are subject to the 3 or 10 year unlawful presence bars to request a waiver or “pardon” from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) before departing the United States for consular processing […]

Leah Duckett was Elected as the AILA Chicago Chapter Secretary for the 2016-2017 Term

Congratulations to Senior Supervisory Attorney, Leah Duckett, for being elected as the American Immigration Lawyers Association (known as “AILA”) Chicago Chapter Secretary for the 2016-2017 Term.  AILA and its individual chapters is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of […]

Kathleen M. Vannucci Will Be Awarded the 2016 AILA Advocacy Award on Saturday, June 25

The Law Office of Robert D. Ahlgren and Associates is proud to announce that the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will award Kathleen M. Vannucci the 2016 Advocacy Award for her outstanding efforts in support of AILA’s legislative agenda.  Ms. Vannucci will be presented with her award this week during AILA’s Annual Conference in Las […]

Law Office of Robert D. Ahlgren was Awarded the Pro Bono Champion Award of 2016 by the Chicago Chapter of AILA

The Law Office of Robert D. Ahlgren was awarded the Pro Bono Champion Award of 2016 by the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association at the monthly meeting on June 13, 2016.  Robert Ahlgren and Kathleen Vannucci accepted the award on behalf of the firm.  In his remarks, Mr. Ahlgren discussed the importance […]

Supervisory Attorney Kathleen M. Vannucci Was in Washington, DC to Lobby the Illinois Delegation to Support Immigration Reform

As the Chair of the Advocacy Committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Chapter, Supervisory Attorney, Kathleen M. Vannucci, traveled to Washington, DC as part of AILA’s National Day of Action.  On April 7, 2016, 17 members of the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association traveled to Washington D.C. and visited Congressional […]

Senior Supervisory Attorney Leah A. Duckett Interviewed by ViveloHoy on Benefits Available for Family Members of Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces

Senior Supervisory Attorney, Leah A. Duckett, was interviewed by ViveloHoy on March 25, 2016 about benefits available to family members of active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces along with veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. You can watch the interview on the ViveloHoy site here. Leah A. Duckett’s Interview on ViveloHoy

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