President Signs Law Cancelling Automatic Revocation of Petitions upon Petitioner’s Death

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28th Oct 2009

On October 28, President Obama passed into law Congress’s landmark immigration bill that ends the automatic revocation of a visa petition when the petitioner dies. This will provide significant relief to immigrants and their families who have waited for their … more

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Representation in Removal Proceedings

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21st Oct 2009

By Attorneys Robert Reeves and Jeremiah Johnson One of the more frightening moments in an immigrant’s life is the prospect of being removed from the United States and separated from friends and family.  However, before the Immigration Service can physically … more

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THE WIDOW PENALTY

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14th Oct 2009

BY ATTORNEYS ROBERT L. REEVES AND ANTHONY J. FAVERO A spouse’s death is an unspeakable tragedy for the grieving widow or widower. However, surviving immigrant spouses can face legal problems in addition to the grief of losing a close family … more

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RELIANCE ON A NON-ATTORNEY CAN HURT YOU

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7th Oct 2009

By Robert L. Reeves and Nancy E. Miller When someone needs legal assistance, he usually attempts to find an attorney.  Once he has decided to hire a particular attorney, he places all his trust in that lawyer.  When he hires … more

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