Change in Policy to Allow Some Family Members of Military Personnel to Remain in U.S.

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Change in Policy to Allow Some Family Members of Military Personnel to Remain in U.S.

US Depertment of Homeland SecurityFrom USCIS:
Responding to concerns by several Members of Congress about soldiers and veterans, the Secretary of Homeland Security on August 30, 2010 emphasized the Department’s commitment to assisting military families. The Secretary identified several of the discretionary tools that the Department utilizes “to help military dependents secure permanent immigration status in the United States as soon as possible.” Among the tools listed was “parole … to minimize periods of family separation, and to facilitate adjustment of status within the United States by immigrants who are the spouses, parents and children of military members.”

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Source: US Department of Homeland Security


David Walters
David Walters
David E. Walters practices immigration law in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been licensed to practice law in California since 1998 and Nevada since 1999. He is also admitted to practice before the District Court of Nevada, Central District of California, and the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice. He teaches immigration in the Hispanic Citizens’ Academy for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Mr. Walters graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA in 1998. During law school, he was a member of the St. Thomas More Law Honor Society and the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal. David is married to Isabel Walters, an immigrant from Ecuador who is now a U.S. citizen. They have two children.

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