If you are one of the many New Jersey undocumented immigrants enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, you undoubtedly know that DACA was set to expire last month, and you feared what would happen to you when it did. While you may still have some legitimate concerns about your immigration status, DACA did not expire thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The short, and unfortunate, answer is: YES. Too many people believe that once they have a green card or have attained Legal Permanent Resident status, they will not face removal proceedings. This is simply not true. While being an LPR does bring with it a certain level of permanence, individuals can still violate certain government regulations and end up facing deportation.
More than many recent years, 2017 has suffered its fair share of natural disasters. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) understands that these natural disasters can have devastating implications across all facets of your life. If you or your family has suffered and your immigration status might be negatively impacted, the U.S. government offers immigration services that may help you navigate these unforeseen circumstances.
What Options Do I Have?
Facing the U.S. immigration process can be a frightening experience - but it doesn't have to be. It can be easy to get overwhelmed by all of the paperwork, document submissions, fees, meetings, examinations and tests. But with an experienced immigration attorney on your side, you can avoid many headaches while moving swiftly through the process.