Last week, we worked to secure the release of a Cuban National from ICE custody. Mr. Cabrera’s release comes after extensive negotiations with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the preparation to file a habeas corpus petition in federal court. The Immigration Group of Murtha Cullina collaborated with the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) Immigrant Protection Project (“IPP”) in helping Mr. Cabrera. Click here to read an article by the Hartford Courant about Mr. Cabrera’s release.
- As of September 5, 2017 no new initial DACA applications will be processed or adjudicated by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
- USCIS will receive and adjudicate certain DACA renewal applications up until October 5, 2017. In order to qualify to apply for a DACA renewal, however, one’s current DACA status must expire no later than March 5, 2018 (the end of the six month wind-down period for the program). USCIS will reject all DACA renewal applications that do not fit these narrow parameters. Continue Reading Trump Administration Rescinds DACA – What Comes Next For Those Affected?