Federal Court Strikes Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban in Momentous Victory

Yesterday, a federal judge in the District of Columbia struck down the Trump administration’s second asylum ban ends a sweeping policy that had shut down asylum for most people entering the United States at the southern border. The court’s decisive action could not have come soon enough, as the rule … [Read More...] about Federal Court Strikes Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban in Momentous Victory



  • The Green Card Process Through the Lens of a DMV Visit
    by PERM News on September 9, 2020

    As an immigration attorney, I try to provide clients with a basic, yet insightful, understanding of various aspects of a complex immigration system. It’s not always easy, but I often find analogies to something commonplace can be helpful.  One analogy I’ve found to work well to […]

  • Federal appeals court overturns ban against immigration arrests at Massachusetts courthouses
    by PERM News on September 6, 2020

      A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Tuesday overturned a ban prohibiting US immigration authorities from arresting undocumented immigrants at courthouses in Massachusetts. In 2018, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) formalized a policy of attempting […]

  • Many Foreign Nationals Without Green Cards
    by PERM News on September 6, 2020

    Some 50,000 foreign nationals with approved Lawful Permanent Residency (Green Card) applications have been waiting for months to receive their cards, which provide proof of lawful permanent resident status. Without these cards, the foreign nationals will have difficulty travelling internationally […]

  • Traffic From Mexico Blows Through U.S. Travel Restrictions
    by PERM News on September 5, 2020

    President Donald Trump’s ban on “non-essential” border travel isn’t slowing down traffic coming from Mexico. Since the March 20 order was extended to Sept. 21, volumes have increased and sharply in some areas. San Ysidro, the busiest port of entry in California, saw a 72 […]

  • Where Does Joe Biden Stand on Immigration?
    by PERM News on September 5, 2020

    We are just 60 days away from Election day in the United States which falls on Tuesday, November 3rd. Do you know where your candidate stands on immigration? In this post, we cover Presidential nominee Joe Biden’s stance on important immigration issues, and everything you need to know about […]

  • Trump Administration Seeks to Expand Biometric Data Collection for Immigrants
    by PERM News on September 4, 2020

      The Trump Administration is seeking to expand biometric data collection for those seeking U.S. citizenship. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed the administration’s plan through the publication of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on September 1. U.S. Citizenship and […]

  • There Is No Route to the White House Without Latino Voters
    by PERM News on September 4, 2020

    MIAMI — Every four years, without fail, the two mainstream political parties try to win over Latino voters for their respective presidential candidates. The reason is clear: There is no route to the White House without the support of Latinos. This wooing is carried out with cynicism and […]

  • Institutional Racism Is Rampant in Immigration Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border
    by PERM News on September 3, 2020

      A Black former U.S. diplomat recently shared her experience of months of racial profiling by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials while she was stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. She was tasked with enforcing U.S. immigration law, but nevertheless […]