About the Author

Farrah Elchahal Salman is the owner of FES Immigration Law. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and in the State of Illinois. Farrah is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association, and the Network of Arab-American Lawyers of ADC. She speaks English, Spanish, and Arabic.


What is the DREAM Act and How Does it Differ From DACA?
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What is the DREAM Act and How Does it Differ From DACA?

The DREAM Act (short for the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act) is a proposal first introduced in 2001 to grant legal status to certain undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children and who attended school here. Although Congress has proposed numerous versions of the DREAM Act since then, all…

What are Sanctuary Cities and Why Do They Exist?
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What are Sanctuary Cities and Why Do They Exist?

“Sanctuary City” does not have a precise legal definition, but it is a name given to a city or jurisdiction in the United States that limits its cooperation with the federal government’s effort to enforce immigration law. Sanctuary cities do not permit their municipal funds or resources to be applied to the enforcement of federal…

Keeping Informed About DACA
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Keeping Informed About DACA

Since the Trump Administration first announced its plan to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, this has become a major topic of conversation in the U.S., and has resulted in a flurry of questions, misconceptions, and concerns. To give a little background, the DACA program was originally formed in 2012 through…