Category: Immigration

DACA 2024: Transitioning from a Temporary Program to Permanent Status?

Posted on 05/23/24

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, established by then-President Barack Obama in 2012, was designed to protect undocumented immigrant minors from deportation. For over 12 years, DACA has provided nearly 600,000 Dreamers with a shield against deportation, allowing them to pursue education, employment, and contribute to their communities without the constant fear of

Advocating for Extended TPS Protections for Haitian Nationals

Posted on 05/22/24

At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we are committed to advocating for the rights and protection of Haitian nationals residing in the United States. The ongoing crises in Haiti have left many in a precarious situation, driving us to call upon the Biden administration to extend and expand Temporary Protected Status (TPS) protections.

Filing an Immigration Application on Your Own

Posted on 05/20/24

Navigating the immigration application process on your own can be daunting due to its complexity and frequent changes in laws. At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we recognize the appeal of handling your case independently, often inspired by online advice or past successes. However, the benefits of partnering with experienced legal counsel are

Update: Crisis in Haiti

Posted on 05/17/24

At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we are aware of the declining political and economic stability in Haiti. With a significant number of our clients being Haitian nationals who currently benefit from Temporary Protected Status (TPS), we are deeply concerned about the humanitarian issues emerging from Haiti, including severe political, economic, and food

DACA Recipients To Gain Healthcare Access Under New Biden Rule

Posted on 05/13/24

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, established in 2012 by President Barack Obama, has provided over 600,000 young immigrants, known as “Dreamers,” protection from deportation and the ability to work legally in the United States. These individuals have contributed significantly to American society, paying billions in taxes, yet they have historically been excluded