DACA

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, was announced by President Barrack Obama in 2012. Many immigrants were brought to the United States by their families when they were very young. This country is the only one they know. This program allows them to stay in the country and not be deported and also allows them to gain a work permit. This program enables hundreds of thousands of young people to live their American Dream. Sometimes, it can be a difficult process, but our team of immigration lawyers and staff are familiar with the process and will get results. Read these success stories to learn about how we have helped other young Dreamers make their dream a reality here in the United States. If you are eligible for this program, contact us today!

Woman from Mexico with Marriage Green Card Files I-130 and I-485 For Father, Who Upon Approval Files Same for Other Daughter

In May of 2018, Elizabeth became a United States citizen due to her marriage to Greg, who was born and raised here. This was a happy time for Elizabeth because now she could support her father, Martin, who wanted to acquire legal permanent residency. In turn, Martin could then back his younger daughter, Gabriela, who had just turned twenty-two and was protected by DACA. To escape dangerous gangs that were

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Mother and Daughter Escape Honduras Violence; Daughter Obtains DACA; Mother Working on Asylum

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] In 2011, the Margaret W. Wong teams in both Cleveland and Columbus started working with a mother and daughter who fled Honduras

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Singapore Widower and Children Overstay B2 Visitor Visas; DACA for the Children One of Whom Worked Frontline COVID-19

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] In 2005, a recently widowed man in Singapore named Darius journeyed to New York in search of a better life bringing with

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Mother and Daughter from Guatemala Obtain WOC and I-360 Protection for Daughter While Still Working on Marriage Based Green Card for Mother

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] In early 2019, the Margaret W. Wong team in Columbus started working with two undocumented women from Guatemala, mother and daughter, named

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Repeated EWI Man from El Salvador Wins DACA For His Daughter and Hopes for His Own Legal Status Under Biden

[Please note: The Client’s name and case key details may have been altered to preserve the identity of the client. This Success Story is not intended to be an offer of service or case plan. Every case is unique. The Success Story is presented for information purposes only.] To escape the war in El Salvador, Gino traveled to the United States in the early 1980’s and lived here for several

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Benefits Many

Dharma came to the United States from India when she was five-years-old in 2000 with her parents who were undocumented, and they settled in Cleveland. A New Program Introduced In 2012, when she was seventeen, Dharma heard about a new program being created by President Obama called DACA (i.e. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) whose purpose was to protect eligible undocumented young people from deportation and to help them obtain

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Love Overcomes Obstacles

When dealing with immigration matters, it has been our experience at Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC that sometimes troublesome situations work out although not quite the way that we planned. Obstacles to Overcome In the Fall of 2018, our Raleigh Immigration Law office in North Carolina handled a case for a man named Doug, a U.S. citizen and his wife, Guang, a woman who met less than a month

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Has Time Run Out?

Our client Ms. C, a citizen of Malaysia, came to the United States in 2004 with a B-2 visitor visa. While she was in lawful visitor status, she applied to USCIS to change her status to an F-1 student so she could study at a local community college. Ms. C’s F-1 change of status application was approved, and USCIS issued her an approval notice stating that she is admitted to

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American dream no longer deferred for DACA dreamer

Third Generation seeking our expertise  Exactly two years ago, a twenty year old undocumented foreign born woman, on her birthday, visited our offices, requesting (in Spanish) we seek documentation for her.  She had come here as a child, and she wished to establish permanent residency.  We told her she may apply under the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, and we would first seek Deferred Action, and then a

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DACA recipient can now enjoy her growing family

Young mother seeks our assistance In August 2017, a young, Mexican, single mother came to our Columbus office to seek Ms. Wong’s help. She had been in the US from a young age but had no legal status. She had crossed the border with her parents and now, as a legal adult, wanted to do something to ensure her presence in the only country she considered home. As her 5

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