In the Midst of Chaos, Where is Our Lifeline?

Mother Nature hit Puerto Rico hard with Hurricane Maria. Regardless of the deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals and irrespective of the need for immigration lawyers to respond to Requests for Evidence (RFEs), Mother Nature wins out. But as immigration lawyers, we can’t let a natural disaster derail our clients’ cases. While the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a press release stating that late submissions of DACA renewals would be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis, it hasn’t yet announced anything about a grace period or deadline extension for the myriad of other immigration applications. As...

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