Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices

The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) enforces the anti-discrimination provision (§ 274B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b.

This federal law prohibits:


BIA on Ineligibility of Grandfathered Spouse

According to BIA a spouse or child accompanying or following to join a principal grandfathered alien cannot qualify as a derivative grandfathered alien for purposes of section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1255(i) (2006), by virtue of a spouse or child relationship that arose after April 30, 2001.

For more details click the link or attachment.  Matter of Charlemagne Micabalo ESTRADA and Matter of Vanessa Joan ESTRADA


Justice Dept. Issues Final Rule On Firearms Disabilities For Some Nonimmigrant Aliens

[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 110 (Thursday, June 7, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 33625-33630]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2012-13762]



Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

27 CFR Part 478


DOJ Publishes FAQs On TPS

The Secretary of Homeland Security is authorized to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to eligible nationals of designated countries. Countries may be designated that are suffering the effects of an ongoing armed conflict, environmental disaster, or extraordinary and temporary conditions within a country.

TPS beneficiaries may remain in the United States and obtain work authorization during the period for which a country is designated under the TPS program.



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