El pasado 8 de enero de 2018, el Secretario de la Seguridad Nacional, anunció la decisión de terminación del TPS, por sus siglas en inglés (Estatus de Protección Temporal), para los nacionales de El Salvador. Para proceder con una transición adecuada dicha terminación se retrasará 18 meses, es decir, dicho estatus finalizará el día 9 de septiembre de 2019.

Environmental Protection (EPA): To Be or Not To Be

Over the next month, the ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY will be receiving comments concerning the adminstration's plans to "reform" the regulations currently in place to protect the environment, in particular how to implement the President's executive orders and plans to reduce burdensome protections, eliminate staff, and otherwise deregulate implementation of the many various environmental legislation, such as the Clear Air and Clean Water acts, Protection of Children, Emergency Planning & Community Right to Know, Costal Health, Endangered Species, Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenic

MARYLAND: 7- 16 day Delays in Driver's License Issuance & Renewal

Maryland has now implemented a Dept of Homeland security check for all drivers licenses, being issued or renewed, supposedly for all drivers, US and foreign nationals.  This causes a delay of about 7 to 16 days if their immediate security check doesn't return "positive" -- which apparently happens fairly frequently -- then it goes to a 2nd level verification which takes 5 to 10 business days, at which point the MVA is supposed to call the applicant and ask them to come back in.  They are supposed to distribute a document to those who fail the immediate DHS check, but apparently ma