Collateral Attacks on Prior Deportation Orders and Criminal Convictions

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24th Jan 2012

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Eric R. Welsh Past criminal convictions and prior deportation or removal orders can haunt a person seeking to immigrate to the United States.  An intending immigrant can face permanent bars on the basis of … more

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“Parole in Place” Brings Hope for Aliens Who Entered Without Inspection

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17th Jan 2012

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Eric R. Welsh Subject to narrow exceptions, an applicant for adjustment of status to permanent residency (or, “green card” applicant) must demonstrate that he or she was lawfully admitted or paroled into the United … more

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Green Card . . . After 26 Years

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16th Jan 2012

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Our client waited, and waited, and waited for her green card. She never imagined it would take as long as it did, but after more than two-and-a-half decades of waiting, she was finally issued her green card. more

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Who Gets the New Immigration Provisional Waiver

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14th Jan 2012

By Robert L. Reeves & Joseph I. Elias Last week’s news that certain immigrants would be able to apply for provisional unlawful presence waivers while in the United States was welcomed by many. The question now being asked is, “who … more

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New Immigration Rule to Keep Families Together in the US

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6th Jan 2012

Great news from the Obama Administration today! It announced a groundbreaking proposal to allow immigrants to apply for an unlawful presence provisional waiver in the US before going abroad to apply for an immigrant visa. Thousands of immigrants and their … more

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USCIS to Propose Changing the Process for Certain Waivers

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5th Jan 2012

Introduction On Jan. 6, 2012, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a notice of intent in the Federal Register outlining its plan to reduce the time that U.S. citizens are separated from their spouses and children under certain circumstances … more

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NEW YEAR WISHES FOR FAMILIES

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4th Jan 2012

By Robert L. Reeves & Nancy E. Miller The holidays are a time for being with family. I was reminded of that recently. I was standing in the hallway outside of the Immigration courtroom where my client had just been … more

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Green Card After Entry With An Assumed Name

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2nd Jan 2012

Entry to the U.S. under an assumed name will bar you for life from obtaining a green card. However, with the right lawyer, you may just be able to obtain a waiver of that lifetime bar. more

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