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Stateside Waivers: A Year of Improvements

By Katelyn M. Hufe, Esq. Last year’s AILA Conference in San Francisco came just 3 months after USCIS launched the provisional waiver program.  Now, USCIS has had over a year to work out kinks in the program.  The result: a 62% application approval rate, increasing clarity in standards and procedures, and the reopening, review and

Some good news — citizenship has staying power!

This just came in from the LA Times.  Really positive to see that there is real, hardheaded progress towards comprehensive immigration reform.  About a month ago, AILA had our monthly chapter meeting in Philadelphia.  Sen. Bob Casey came to give a short talk on what he was seeing on Capitol Hill, and after him a

Welcome to the Immigration Law Monitor

Hello, and welcome to our blog. The Immigration Law Monitor, published by Hogan & Vandenberg LLC, is meant to keep folks up to date on the goings-on within the sphere of immigration law in the United States and around the globe. Our partners, W. John Vandenberg of the Philadelphia, PA office (Bala Cynwyd, to be