Monthly Archives: November 2010
USCIS has launched Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver, to allow applicants and petitioners to request fee waivers for a variety of requests and services. This waiver can be applied to biometric service fees and Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. … Continue reading
Applications or petitions postmarked or otherwise filed on or after today’s date, November 23, 2010, must include the new fee, or they will be rejected.
The Orlando Immigration Court resumed operations this morning. The phone system is now functioning and the new phone number is 407-722-8900.
The relocation has not been completed as of this morning (November 22, 2010) and the Orlando Immigration Court has not yet reopened its doors. Please check back for updates.
The residents of Brookline, Massachusetts approved a proposal that would allow legal immigrants who are at least 18 years the opportunity to vote in matters that are specific to the town of Brookline. It is estimated that one in eight … Continue reading
In Flores-Villar v. United States, a case recently argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, Ruben Flores-Villar claimed laws pertaining to U.S. citizenship promoted unconstitutional gender-based discrimination. Flores-Villar claimed an equal protection violation and argued the federal immigration law applied to determine his U.S. … Continue reading
California Supreme Court Rules Undocumented Immigrants Can Pay In-State Tuition For Public Universities
On Monday November 15, 2010 the California Supreme Court unanimously held undocumented immigrants can qualify to pay cheaper in-state tuition rates at California public universities. The decision applies to 112 community colleges, 33 universities and two independent postgraduate schools in … Continue reading
Aftab Ali, aka Aftab Ali Khan, 28, the Pakistani citizen convicted of carrying out the attempted Times Square bombing has been charged with immigration fraud. Ali entered the U.S. in August 2009 to marry his then-fiancé and began working at … Continue reading
The Farr Group would like to thank all the men and woman who selflessly serve and served in the armed forces for their patriotism and willingness sacrifice for the common good. Today’s post is in the spirit of Veteran’s Day: … Continue reading
Over the course of 72 hours members of the Clearwater Area Human Trafficking Task Force rescued four juveniles and arrested 35 adults. The Tampa Bay sting was part of a countrywide initiative, the FBI’s Innocence Lost National Initiative, that included … Continue reading