2018-2019 Government Shutdown Impact on Immigration Case Backlog

The thirty-five–day government shutdown has stunted progress for hopeful immigrants by years, according to some legal experts. The impasse, which began on December 22, 2018, and ended on January 25, 2019, placed an even greater strain on an already backlogged immigration court system in the U.S.   Courts are flooded with asylum seekers and those trying […]

Can Foreign Nationals Start A Business In The United States

Starting a Business in the US as a Foreign National  This information was prepared for general purposes only to answer common questions foreign national business owners have about opening a business in the United States.  This information does not constitute an attorney-client relationship, it is not intended as a solicitation, or is it intended to […]

Did you know…

Did you know that “one in seven Illinois residents is an immigrant, while one in eight is a native-born U.S. citizen with at least one immigrant parent?” Did you know that “in 2015, 1.8 million immigrants (foreign-born individuals) comprised 14.2 percent of the Illinois population?” Discussions related to immigration issues are at an all-time high. […]

EOIR Backlog

The total number of pending immigration cases continues to rise. The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), the branch within the Department of Justice (DOJ) that is responsible for the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), court statistics demonstrate that the total number of backlogged cases are steadily increasing. Currently, the Chicago […]

Are you an Asylum seeker?

An asylum seeker should always exercise caution when applying for asylum. Asylum law is among the most swiftly evolving and complex areas of immigration law. Thus, it is imperative that the individual proceed with the advice of a licensed and experienced immigration attorney. If you have a well-founded fear of returning to your home country, […]

5 Basic US Immigration Laws & Policies You Need To Know

Federal immigration laws determine the status and position of aliens along with their rights and duties in the United States. Immigration laws help the government determine how immigrants can obtain residence and citizenship in the country. They govern the area that defines the people allowed to enter the United States. These laws fall under the […]


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