Archive for May, 2012

We need stronger protections for biometric information

Biometrics are physical identifying characteristics of a person.  The most common type is fingerprints.  This also includes iris prints, voice prints, and DNA.  Most of my clients need to get biometrics taken during their time with me.  I send off fingerprints to the FBI regularly to check for criminal records.  The Department of Homeland Security […]

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Good news for TPS and adjustment of status

Here’s the scenario: A person has temporary protected status (TPS).  However, before getting that status, he accrued more than one year of unlawful presence in the U.S.  With TPS, he can travel internationally if he applies and received advance parole.  However, if he leaves the country, he will trigger the 10-year-bar.  This bar is triggered […]

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