About Danielle Beach-Oswald

Danielle Beach-Oswald is a Managing Partner at Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC. She has a Certificate of Recognition, Customs and Border Patrol-MD from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and is a Liaison to Office of Chief Counsel/DRO-Washington Office, also from the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Danielle is a licensed attorney in Washington, DC and Maryland. To visit her complete bio, please click here: http://www.avvo.com/attorneys/20006-dc-danielle-beach-634276.html

It is H-1B Season! Do Not Delay! The Deadline to File is April 1, 2015

Do you have a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent? Will you be working in a specialty occupation? Will you be earning a wage? The H-1B visa has an annual numerical limit, or cap, of 65,000 visas each fiscal year. Cap … Continue reading

House Votes to Reverse Obama’s Immigration Executive Order

On January 14th, the House of Representatives voted to try and block President Obama’s Executive Order relating to Immigration announced last November.  In a 236-191 vote, the House of Representatives passed a spending bill aimed to defund major parts of President’ … Continue reading

No Travel under Obama’s Executive Action

President Obama stressed the importance of family unity in his Executive Action on November 20th, however that may pertain only to families within the United States and does not allow families divided between the United States and their home-states to … Continue reading

Dispossession through Deportation

A recent report released by the humanitarian advocacy group, No More Deaths  states that of the 400,000 people deported from the United States during the fiscal year 2013, nearly one third were deported without their personal belongings and money.  This … Continue reading

No More U-Visas for the 2015 Fiscal Year!

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has already approved the statutory maximum of 10,000 petitions for U-1 Nonimmigrant Status (U-Visas) for the 2015 fiscal year that began on October 1, 2014.  The cap was reached almost immediately due to the … Continue reading

Reciente Acción Ejecutiva del Presidente Obama!

La orden ejecutiva del presidente Obama anunció el 20 de noviembre 2014 tiene como objetivo hacer una serie de cambios en el sistema de inmigración actual. La Orden Ejecutiva ayudará a asegurar la frontera y combatir la inmigración ilegal, priorizar … Continue reading

National Visa Center No Longer Collecting Original Civil Documents

On November 12, 2014, the National Visa Center, a U.S. Department of State agency,  stopped collecting original civil documents in support of immigrant visa applications.  Applicants will now be required to submit photocopies of documents to support their applications.  However, … Continue reading

President Obama’s Executive Order

President Obama’s Executive Action announced on November 20, 2014 aims to make a number of changes to the current immigration system.  The Executive Action will help secure the border and crack down on illegal immigration, prioritize deporting felons not families, … Continue reading

DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designations for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for 18 months.  The Secretary of DHS, Jeh Johnson, made these designations due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in … Continue reading

Lack of Transparency at Artesia Detention Center

In June of this year, the Department of Homeland Security opened a federal immigration detention center in an isolated New Mexico desert town, Artesia.  This facility was built during this summer in response to the surge of women and children … Continue reading