HOPE FOR JUVENILES, An Alternative to Hague Adoption

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28th Feb 2012

By Robert L. Reeves & Nancy E. Miller Being trapped in the immigration maze is frustrating and frightening for an adult.  It can be even worse for a child – especially if the child cannot turn to her parent for … more

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9th Circuit Expands Definition of “Past Persecution” for Asylum Seekers

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21st Feb 2012

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Eric R. Welsh Asylum is generally recognized as a basic human right, and under United States immigration law, asylees and refugees can obtain permanent resident status in the United States.  Asylum provides a mechanism … more

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Positive Developments for Highly Skilled Immigrants

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15th Feb 2012

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Joseph I. Elias We are pleased to report that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been directed by President Obama to make improvements to the existing immigration system in order to attract and … more

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Overcoming Marriage Fraud Determinations

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8th Feb 2012

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves & Ben Loveman A finding by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of marriage fraud leaves a serious and lasting negative mark on the alien’s record.  If the USCIS determines that a person … more

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Shelter from the Storm: Immigration Relief for Abused Immigrants

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1st Feb 2012

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Sarah Dooley Despite law enforcement agencies and community organizations making advances in their response to domestic violence, the issue continues to plague the immigrant community.  Often times financial dependence, fear of deportation, limited English-language … more

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