EXECUTIVE REFORMS TO IMMIGRATION: Top Six Changes The President’s executive reforms to the U.S. immigration system make a number of very positive changes that have the potential to help millions of people.  Although we have written about various components of the reforms individually, we have summarized six major portions here in one place. Benach Collopy will be offering several free community meetings throughout December and will be offering reduced fee consultations for people who may benefit from these reforms. 

EXECUTIVE REFORMS: Deferred Action for the Parents of U.S. Citizens and Residents

As Joe Biden once said, this is a “big f’in’ deal.” The centerpiece of the President’s immigration reforms announced yesterday is the expansion of deferred action to cover certain foreign national parents of United States citizens. Here are the details: The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service will give deferred action and employment authorization to individuals who As of November 20, 2014, have a son or daughter who is a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident.