Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Tag Archives: “Advance Parole”

Immigration Flippancy: USCIS Impedes Travel Abroad for No Good Reason

Posted in Advance Parole Travel Authorization, Trump Administration on Immigration, USCIS

Deciphering the workings of the bureaucratic mind is never easy.  What seems settled practice is often anything but. Abrupt abandonment of longstanding policy can happen in a nanosecond — many times with nary a word of forewarning or explanation. Usually there’s an unstated backstory  — one that can be divined by asking the forensic question first popularized by the Romans:  … Continue Reading

Dear Immigration Director: Let Our Dreamers Go!

Posted in Adjustment of Status, Advance Parole Travel Authorization, IMMI Awards, Obama Administration on Immigration, USCIS

 

I was escorted to the woodshed on January 15, a very public woodshed, and deservedly so.  Alejandro (Ali) Mayorkas, the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), politely took me to task at a Public Engagement during the Q & A session when I raised two points. One involves the subject of a future post.  The other — … Continue Reading