Why Become a U.S. Citizen? Some of the Many Good Reasons

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30th Sep 2013

By Attorneys Steven J. Malm and Nancy E. Miller Becoming an American citizen is the culmination of the American dream.  A citizen can shape American politics through voting.  Citizens have greater ability to convey immigration benefits to family members.  In … more

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Overcoming the Adverse Consequences of Unlawful Presence

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24th Sep 2013

By Gregory J. Boult and Nancy E. Miller  Being unlawfully present in the United States is a frightening experience.  It can also have serious, legal ramifications.  However, there is relief for some of those consequences under certain conditions.  Unlawful presence … more

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California Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants!

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18th Sep 2013

By Attorneys Nancy E. Miller and Ben Loveman Late last week California lawmakers passed, and Governor Brown signed into law, the Safe and Responsible Drivers Act which will allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses in California.  The law allows … more

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No Time to Wait: Spouse and Unmarried Children of LPR Visa Category Not Current as of October 1.

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11th Sep 2013

By Attorneys Joseph I. Elias and Nancy E. Miller In August 2013, the F-2A immigrant visa category became current for the first time in decades. This is the visa category reserved for spouses and unmarried children under the age of … more

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9th Circuit Asylum Update: Recent Developments In the Definition of Particular Social Group

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3rd Sep 2013

By Attorneys Nancy E. Miller and Michael Bhotiwihok Under United States immigration law, asylum provides protection for individuals who fear persecution in their home countries. Any person who has suffered persecution or has a well-founded fear of persecution in his … more

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