We are back! SantosImmigration.com disappeared off the Internet in 2018. We purchased this domain and decided to bring it back. We hope to once again to provide all the old information.We have a lot of web projects going on now, but it will be soon. If you have a long memory, or you are old, you might remember the old
Headlines ranging from CNN to TMZ and Perez Hilton have declared that the petition with more than 100,000 signatures to deport Justin Bieber from the U.S. must be reviewed by the White House, suggesting that the White House can simply deport Mr. Bieber in one fell swoop. While the White House website indicates that any petition with more than 100,000
After serving as an immigration judge since 1993, Judge Wayne R. Iskra recently announced his retirement, effective January 16, 2013. The Department of Justice has a partial hiring freeze in place –allowing for the replacement of every three immigration judges with the appointment of one immigration judge. As such, there are no plans to replace Judge Iskra, which will cause
Undocumented immigrants living in Maryland may now begin applying for drivers’ licenses, regardless of their immigration status. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Maryland, have filed your Maryland income taxes for the past two years, and pass a written test and driving test. Undocumented immigrants can begin the process of applying as soon as today, however, these new drivers’
In the landmark case, United States v. Windsor (2013), the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (1996), or DOMA – which had defined marriage as between a man and a woman only. Under this provision of DOMA, same-sex couples were denied access to hundreds of federal programs and benefits available to heterosexual couples, including immigration benefits.
Immigration reform is once again stalled, despite the fact that politicians on both sides of the aisle acknowledge that our immigration system is broken. There are a number of signs that the current immigration system is failing. Case in point: the backlog in immigration courts across the nation with over 350,000 ongoing deportation cases each year in a country where