Month: April 2020

April 22, 2020

Losing your Passport or Naturalization Certificate

Losing your passport or naturalization certificate is an extremely stressful situation to find yourself in. Your naturalization certificate serves as proof to obtain a United States passport and other benefits provided to citizens. Without a naturalization certificate, you are unable to get a passport. Without a passport, you will be unable to leave the United States. When […]


April 14, 2020

COVID Updates Related To Immigration

Here are some COVID 19 updates related to immigration: PORTLAND, OREGON IMMIGRATION COURT (EOIR) The Portland Immigration Court EOIR is closed for hearings, where the individual is not detained, through the end of April 2020.  If you had a court appearance during this time, your court will be rescheduled and a notice will be sent […]


April 8, 2020

Cancellation of Removal (E42b) and Work Permits

Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), otherwise known as work permits, provide immigrants with the ability to lawfully work within the United States. Only certain immigrants may apply for EADs. Those applying for cancellation of removal as a non-lawful permanent resident (E42b) can apply for EADs.  What is Cancellation of Removal for Nonlegal Permanent Residents (E42b)? Cancellation […]