Recent Developments with Immigration Law and Practice 2019-2020
January 28, 2020Scott Pollock provides an update on the current state of immigration law in the Illinois State Bar Association publication, "The Globe."
SDP&A attorneys attend American Immigration Lawyers Association's (AILA) Midwest Regional Conference
March 11, 2019
Religious organizations and workers face higher immigration scrutiny from DHS - causing delays and frustration. What can be done?
February 27, 2019The U.S. Constitution and laws provide significant protections for religious organizations and religious workers. However, the Department of Homeland Security’s attention to potential fraudulent immigration applications often place obstacles in their way that can infringe those rights. Click here for complete post.
Maintaining Lawful Resident Status
February 25, 2019You can lose your permanent resident status if you leave the U.S. with the intention of living permanently somewhere else. Click here for complete post.
Trends in USCIS and Department of State Visa Decisions and How To Get Good Legal Advice and Help
January 23, 2019
An immigration lawyer responds to a humanitarian crisis
November 12, 2018I'm writing this in the San Antonio airport after a week of pro bono legal work for detained asylum seekers in Dilley, Texas. Sitting across from me are a young mother and her four and two year-old children - just released from the detention center. Click here for full post.
DV-2019 Filing Period Will End November 22, 2017
November 3, 2017After a false start to this year's Diversity Visa Lottery Program earlier this month, the State Department announced a new filing period that started October 18th and will end on Wednesday, November 22 at Noon, Eastern Standard Time. Click here for full post.