“Getting Permanent Resident Status Despite Criminal Convictions”

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28th May 2013

By Devin Connolly & Nancy E. Miller A person born outside of the U.S. who has been convicted of a crime may still be eligible for permanent resident status (“Green Card”).  Their criminal history may make their path to permanent … more

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Do I Really Have to Wait 10 or 13 Years to Get a Green Card?

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22nd May 2013

By Robert L. Reeves and Nancy E. Miller As Congress continues to debate various proposals for immigration reform, it is a good time to remember what is available today may be more beneficial than the possible relief that immigration reform … more

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Supreme Court Expands Relief for Certain Drug Convictions

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14th May 2013

By Nancy E. Miller & Robert L. Reeves  The United States government is very unforgiving when it comes to drug convictions.  This is especially true for non-citizens.  What might be considered minor offenses, such as simple possession of a controlled … more

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New Immigration Reform Bill Has Special Provision for DACA Recipients

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9th May 2013

By Robert L. Reeves, Nancy E. Miller and Joseph I. Elias We recently wrote about the compelling reasons for young immigrants, known as Dreamers to apply for deferred action and work authorization under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) … more

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COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM: A BILL IS INTRODUCED TO CONGRESS!

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1st May 2013

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves, Eric R. Welsh and Nancy E. Miller On April 19, 2013, a bipartisan group of eight senators introduced a bill that proposes a wide-ranging renovation of the United States immigration system.  The bill, titled “Border … more

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