Anita Koumriqian joins AIL

Alcorn Immigration Law Announces New Associate Attorney: Anita Koumriqian

The Alcorn Immigration Law team welcomes Anita Koumriqian as our newest associate. An expert in immigration law with a passion for family immigration matters, Anita will focus on individual and family immigration cases including changes of status, marriage-based and family green cards, citizenship, and asylum. She will also accompany our clients to government interviews, which…

ICE Locking Up Pregnant Women Photo by William Stitt

ICE Agents Now Locking Up Pregnant Women

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has begun the abhorrent policy of detaining pregnant women in immigration jails. ICE will no longer automatically release from custody pregnant women charged with being in the U.S. illegally while their cases make their way through immigration court. Automatically releasing pregnant women from custody was the general practice under the…

New Internal Review Division in Immigration Agency

New Internal Review Division in U.S. Immigration Agency?

If U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services more strictly monitors employees who make immigration benefits decisions, what could this mean for immigrants? USCIS is creating an internal division to monitor and investigate agency employees and has already begun transferring workers to staff the division, according to the Washington Post. The Organization of Professional Responsibility (OPR) division…