THANKSGIVING – AN IMMIGRANT’S TRADITION

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22nd Nov 2010

While everyone associates the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims, that is not historically correct.  Several thanksgiving celebrations were held by immigrants prior to that event.  The first recorded Thanksgiving ceremony took place on September 8, 1565 when 600 Spanish settlers … more

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In-State Tuition Allows Students Without Status to Keep Dreaming

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17th Nov 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Serena A. Siew The California Supreme Court unanimously upheld a state law that makes any student eligible for in-state tuition, regardless of the student’s immigration status. Even those present in the country unlawfully would … more

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REOPENING PRIOR ORDERS OF DEPORTATION OR REMOVAL

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9th Nov 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Eric R. Welsh An order of deportation or removal can seem to loom like a storm cloud over the head of an alien that remains in the United States after the Immigration Judge issues … more

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U.S. Citizenship for Children Born Abroad to U.S. Citizen Parents

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3rd Nov 2010

By Attorney Robert L. Reeves and Lorena Larios Shah U.S. immigration laws are structured so as to provide benefits to children born abroad to U.S. citizens. Whether the parent is a citizen by birth or naturalization, the child can acquire … more

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