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General Recent News June 12, 2014

NIJC Luncheon

The Law Office of Robert D. Ahlgren Supporting the National Immigrant Justice Center at its Annual Human Rights Awards on June 12, 2014.  

Recent News April 17, 2014

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IMMIGRATION CASES

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision in the case of United States v. Windsor. The Court found that if a same-sex couple legally marries in a state that permits same-sex marriage, the Federal Government must recognize that marriage as a valid one under federal law, including immigration laws.

General Recent News January 1, 1970

ESL Parents Meeting at the Hannah Beardsley School

Attorneys Robert D. Ahlgren, Tess Feldman, and Giovanna Valdez along with other members of our stuff participating in an ESL Parents Meeting at the Hannah Beardsley School in Crystal Lake, Illinois in April 2014.

Practices Recent News January 1, 1970

Supervisory Attorney Kathleen Vannucci Lobbying in Washington DC

Supervisory Attorney Kathleen Vannucci Lobbying in Washington DC for Immigration Reform with the American Immigration Lawyers Association in April 2014

General Recent News January 1, 1970

Attorney Robert D. Ahlgren celebrates 40 years of serving Chicago’s Immigrant Community—November 2013

Attorney Robert D. Ahlgren celebrates 40 years of serving Chicago’s Immigrant Community—November 2013

Recent News October 21, 2013

UPDATE ON THE NEW TEMPORARY DRIVER’S LICENSES (TVDL)

On January 2, 2013 we posted information on a proposed new law in Illinois that would provide Temporary Driver’s Licenses to those without legal immigration status. On January 27, 2013 Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the bill into law. Please see our updates below on TVDLs.

Recent News June 26, 2013

Supreme Court Will Hear Case About Aged-Out Children

On Monday, June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court announced that they will hear the case of Mayorkas v. Cuellar De Osorio.

This case involves the question of what happens to children who are included in their parent’s immigration petition when it is filed, but as time goes on, they turn 21 years old, under Section 203(h)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 USC 1153(h)(3).

Recent News June 9, 2013

NEW IMMIGRATION LAW PROPOSED BY SENATE; AWAITING RESPONSE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

On Thursday, June 27, 2013, the U.S. Senate passed SB 744, known as the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. The bill was passed 68 to 32, with all 54 Senate Democrats and 14 of Senate Republicans voting for it, including Illinois Senators Richard Durbin and Mark Kirk.

Recent News April 12, 2013

Mayor’s Office Works to Protect Immigrant Consumers in Chicago

The City of Chicago Office of the Mayor recently conducted an undercover operation to reveal that a high percentage of offices around Chicago offering immigration services without attorneys on staff were violating basic requirements established by the City. This article is intended to help people in need of assistance with immigration questions determine which offices are safe to work with and what precautions to take when hiring help.

Recent News February 27, 2013

BEGINNING MARCH 4TH: NEW CHANGE TO REDUCE FAMILIAL SEPARATION DURING IMMIGRATION PROCESSING

This entry is an update to our blog entry on January 28, 2012. THE PROPOSAL WE DISCUSSED IN THAT ENTRY HAS NOW BEEN CONFIRMED. As of Monday, March 4, 2013, the new Procedural Rule will take effect to allow certain Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens to request their unlawful presence waiver while inside the U.S. This will be known as the Provisional Waiver process.

LATEST NEWS

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