Posts by Alison Moodie



Ur Jaddou Becomes First Woman to Head USCIS

July 30, 2021

Ur Jaddou, Biden’s pick to head USCIS, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee. Her husband and two daughters sit behind her.The Senate confirmed Ur Jaddou’s nomination on Friday to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), making her the first… View Article



Boundless Immigration News Weekly Recap: July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021

18-Month Extension & Re-Designation of Somalia for TPS ProgramThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended safety and protection for Somalians facing an ongoing humanitarian crisis by extending and re-designating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the U.S. The… View Article


Diversity Visa Lottery Winners 2021

July 21, 2021

The U.S. Department of State has announced the results of the 2022 Diversity Visa lottery program.The program, also known as the green card lottery, allows 55,000 randomly selected people to obtain permanent residency in the United States. Winners of the… View Article


College Scholarships for DACA Students

July 20, 2021

Each year, an estimated 98,000 undocumented students graduate from high school. Very few go on to complete a four-year education, but that is changing. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, or Dreamers — people who were brought to the… View Article


Judge Blocks DACA Program, Barring New Applicants

July 16, 2021

A federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the U.S. government can no longer accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a huge setback for immigrants who were brought to the United States unlawfully… View Article


Boundless Immigration News Weekly Recap: July 16, 2021

July 16, 2021

More Immigration Officers to Process DACA ApplicationsCBS news reports that in response to a soaring backlog of requests, the White House will be assigning more immigration officers to review DACA applications. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) told Congress it’s… View Article




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