DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Ukraine and Sudan

Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted today two Federal Register notices on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Ukraine and Sudan. These notices provide information about how to register for TPS under each country’s designation. The registration process for both countries begins today and all individuals who want to request TPS under the designation either of…
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George P. Mann & Associates Files Complaint with United Nations

Once in a blue moon, an exceptionally unconscionable judicial decision compels us to take further action and seek out a different method not necessarily to achieve justice, but to bring awareness in order to prevent further injustice. Such a situation occurred this past week when George Mann and Maris Liss, Head of Appeals, filed a…
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Democratic Congress Members Introduce Family Unity Act to Protect Immigrant Families

Yesterday, Congress members Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), and Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (GA-04) introduced the Family Unity Act to protect immigrant families by ensuring due process in certain immigration removal proceedings. According to a press release from Tlaib’s office, the bill would “make a technical fix to the Immigration and Nationality Act…
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TPS Extension for Haitians: What it Could Mean for You

Over the weekend, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a new 18-month designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This new TPS designation enables Haitian nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in Haiti) currently residing in the United States as of May 21, 2021 to file initial applications for TPS,…
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The Story of the Old Chest

When George Mann and his parents set foot in New York in the fall of 1964 after having crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a ship appropriately named, “SS Independence,” the only items they carried were the clothes on their back, a few dollars in their pocket, and an old chest. This chest held the few…
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Immigrants and Pan American Aviation Day

When most people picture the arrival of immigrants in the United States, they might think of a ship arriving in New York, the sight of the Statue of Liberty in the distance, and eventually processing through Ellis Island. Although that may have been the case over a century ago, today, the vast majority of immigrants…
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Three Firm Attorneys Receive Super Lawyers Recognition

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Our firm is proud to announce that our founder, George P. Mann, and two of our Associates, Oana C. Marina & Moses El-Sayed, have been recognized by the Michigan Super Lawyers’ annual list of top attorneys for 2020! This is George’s 15th consecutive year being recognized by the publication, having been selected to Michigan’s Super…
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Maris Liss Attends the Annual AILA Conference

We couldn’t be prouder of our Head of Litigation and Appeals, Maris Liss! Yesterday, she had wonderful time talking to about 450 new federal court litigators at the annual conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) conducted via Zoom. Among other things, Maris trained attorneys on how to get immigrants out of detention and…
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Help Wanted: Immigrants Apply Within

Michigan has a population decline problem. The latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau indicate that Detroit’s population, the state’s largest city, as well as its surrounding metro area (where nearly half of the state’s residents live), continues to fall. According to recently released estimates, Detroit’s population currently stands at somewhere around 667,000 representing a…
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