The 2016 presidential election seems like a long way off, but if you want to vote in it, now is the time to find out if you are eligible for U.S. citizenship. Read more.
Legal Updates Archives
Here are some important odds and ends that may have gotten lost amid the bigger stories this summer. Read more.
If you’re headed to General Assembly this week, we hope to see you there! Check out these events from Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel and Refugee & Immigration Ministries. Read more.
As you begin to discern God’s calling for you and your ministry, it helps to know your immigration options. Plus, learn all about work on-campus, practical training, and special employment authorization options in a new resource. Read more.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Justice Department’s request for an emergency stay on May 26. Here is a roundup of links to help you and your communities understand this decision and what it means for all of us. Read more.
We can help bridge the gap to make sure that all immigrants who are eligible for the new immigration programs have the information they need and the opportunity to apply. This presentation kit is designed for Disciples laity and clergy who want to reach out to members of their congregations or communities. Read more.
On February 16, 2015, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction temporarily blocking U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) from starting the two new immigration programs that President Obama announced in November. Read more.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has begun a new in-country refugee processing program for minors in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Read more.
Many immigrants have been filing their personal income taxes for years, so I know this is old news for some of you. But since immigration-related tax questions tend to come up this time of year, I thought I’d share some resources that may be helpful. Read more.
We have much to look forward to in this new year. In 2015 we will begin applying for deferred action through the President’s Executive Actions while at the same time defending these programs against attacks. Read more.