Family Immigration

Temporary Protected Status

What is Temporary Protected Status?

What is Temporary Protected Status? Throughout the world, natural disasters and human influences can displace individuals, requiring them to flee for safety and stability. Whether the influence is an earthquake, hurricane, war, or famine, there are instances where certain people cannot reasonably return to their home country for an unknown amount of time. When this…

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Detained Family Member

How to Find a Detained Family Member

How to Find a Detained Family Member Detainment separates families and can devastate lives. In 2017, the federal government detained around 38,000 people each day. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known more often as ICE, provides a way to locate detainees within its custody via its Online Detainee Locator System (ODLS). Unfortunately, this process is…

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Immigration Detention

Immigration Detention Across America

Immigration Detention Across America The United States (U.S.), quite literally, found its true self as a melting pot full of immigrants from all over the globe. Throughout its history, people have found safe harbor and economic success in America. It is this “American Dream” that keeps people around the world dreaming of a better life,…

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K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa

What is a K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa and Who Can Apply?

What is a K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa and Who Can Apply? The United States (US) offers a variety of visas to those wishing to enter the country and eventually gain lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. LPR status holders receive green cards that allow them to stay in the US permanently and can lead to naturalization. To…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates

What is the New I-601A?

Introduction and History of the I-601A There are situations in which a person with a US citizen or permanent resident relative can be sponsored for permanent residence but cannot obtain that permanent resident status here in the US. If a person who has been sponsored for permanent residence by a family member has lived in…

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