Category Archives: USCIS

HRI Client Among First to be Granted U-Visa for New Fiscal Year

One of our clients is among the first to be granted a U-Visa for the new fiscal year for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which started October 1st. In August, the USCIS announced they had reached the annual limit of … Continue reading

Posted in U-Visa, USCIS

Five things you should know about Deferred Action

Yesterday the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services published the forms for deferred action. We’re receiving lots of calls.

Posted in DACA, USCIS

USCIS announces process for Deferred Action

This new procedure could provide relief form many. It is essential to seek the advice of a competent lawyer.

Posted in DACA, USCIS


Class is in session. On July 11, 2012, Human Rights Initiative (HRI) attended USCIS University, a monthly lecture relating to a current immigration law-related topic. The Honorable Judge Baird of the Dallas Immigration Court spoke to immigration attorneys and legal … Continue reading

Posted in Dallas, Immigration, USCIS

Is Immigration watching?

Most users of social media sites probably think only their Facebook friends view what they post. But not everyone uses social media to share family photos or helpful hints about where to get the best haircut. Government agents also use … Continue reading

Posted in ICE, USCIS