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 […]

More Information About the H1B Visa Program (Part 2)

Technology Sector Businesses The H-1B visa is uniquely relevant to companies in the technology field. US employers say they need immigrant workers in particular fields where there is a shortage of talent. Some number of Americans believe that hiring H-1B employees takes work away from US technologists. In March of 2017, under the direction of […]

More Information About The H1B Visa Program (First Part of Series)

Hospitality Sector Businesses Employers are carefully watching how changes in immigration laws in the United States will play out under the new administration. Policies can change suddenly and immigration rules are frequently evolving; it’s important for businesses to be preemptive and informed. The Hospitality and Casino Gaming industry — second only to the technology industry […]

Where Do Foreign Born Americans Come From?

The United States is truly a land of immigrants, with 37% of naturalized citizens coming from Mexico and Latin America. 30% of new Americans were born in Asia. Only a small fraction of new immigrants come from the United Kingdom, Africa or Canada.

Fast Facts About DACA, Dreamers, Trump’s March 5th Deadline

Fast Facts About DACA, Dreamers, Trump’s March 5th Deadline Legislation introduced in 2001, known as The Dream Act, would have allowed for legal permanent residence to those living illegally in the United States. It has never been passed. DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was an executive order Signed in 2012 by President Obama. It […]


Omar A. Salguero is an Immigration law firm with offices located in Rockford and Aurora, Illinois.

We represent clients throughout Winnebago County, Boone County, Ogle County, Stephenson County, Cook County, Dupage County, Kendall County, Kane County, Dekalb County, McHenry County including the communities of Rockford, Belvidere, Loves Park, Rochelle, Roscoe, DeKalb, Machesney Park, Poplar Grove, Rockton, Byron, Cherry Valley, Pecatonica, Freeport, South Beloit, Marengo, Woodstock, Elgin Chicago, Naperville Geneva West Chicago and Crystal Lake.


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