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Attorneys Kathleen M. Vannucci and Tess Feldman in DC for AILA’s National Day of Action

Two of our attorneys, Kathleen M. Vannucci and Tess Feldman, were in Washington D.C. as part of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s National Day of Action.  Kathleen and Tess joined approximately 300 other immigration attorneys from across the country to lobby for immigration reform on Capital Hill.  Kathleen and Tess met with many of the senators […]

Volunteer Attorneys Victoria Fehr and Tess Feldman Return from Dilley, TX

Two of our attorneys, Victoria Carmona Fehr and Tess Feldman, recently returned from volunteering for a week at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. At this detention facility, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (or “ICE”) is imprisoning mothers and their children who have been apprehended by ICE […]

Kathleen M. Vannucci named a Rising Star

Attorney Kathleen M. Vannucci named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for the 2nd year in a row.

http://www.superlawyers.com/illinois/lawyer/Kathleen-M-Vannucci/71d1c4f3-7bd0-4ed5-a5ae-47dc658d81fe.html

Noticias Recientes Recent News February 3, 2015

Leah Duckett being interviewed by Univision

Senior supervisory attorney, Leah A. Duckett, was interviewed on Univision.  You can watch the interview on on the Univision site here.

Recent News September 22, 2014

UNACCOMPANIED IMMIGRANT CHILDREN

Beginning last year and especially within the last few months, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number of unaccompanied children from Central America at the Southwest Border, specifically in the Rio Grande Valley.

Supervisory Attorneys, Monica Eav and Kathleen Vannucci, being interviewed by Mundo Fox

Supervisory Attorneys, Monica Eav and Kathleen Vannucci, being interviewed by Mundo Fox in September 2014 regarding their recent volunteer work at the border with detained women and children seeking asylum.  

Recent News August 5, 2014

Renewing Applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): Common Questions and Answers

In April of 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published the new form required for either: 1) Filing a first-time application for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or 2) Filing a renewal of DACA Status that was already approved.

Recent News July 25, 2014

Parole in Place: Special Immigration Option for Spouses, Parents and Children of U.S. Military Servicemembers and Veterans

On November 15, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Office of the Director, announced a new initiative in partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense, called the “Parole in Place” program for spouses, parents, and children of U.S. military servicemembers and veterans.

Recent News June 25, 2014

Update to Supreme Court Case about Aged-Out Children

** This is an update to the blog entry on June 24, 2013. For more background, please see that entry. **
On June 9, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, Case No. 12-930, available at http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/12-930_3d46.pdf.