Highlights of Obama’s Immigration Policy Changes
President Obama’s announcement last night will help millions of undocumented immigrants and their families stay and work in the US. They also address some major business immigration challenges as well.
Here are some highlights from the executive action on immigration. Look to Antonini & Cohen for more details as they become available.
Deferred Action for Parents
You may be eligible for protection from deportation and a work permit if:
You are an undocumented immigrant
You have been living in the in the US since January 1, 2010
You are the parent of a US citizen or green card holder – child or adult
If you meet these requirements, contact us today so one of our experienced immigration attorneys can check your eligibility and get started!
Expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program
You may now be eligible for DACA if:
You are at least 15 years old
You entered the US under the age of 16, and have been living here since January 1, 2010
You meet other DACA requirements – click here to learn more about these requirements
Business Immigration Policy Changes
Additional details are available on the CIS website:
Relief for employees caught in lengthy green card process
Special US entry opportunities for certain investors, entrepreneurs, and inventors
Extension of work permits for students with technical (STEM) degrees