ADAM WALSH WAIVER: When a Petitioner’s Criminal History Matters

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29th Aug 2014

 By Attorneys Eric R. Welsh & Nancy E. Miller Usually, criminal history in an immigrant application isfocused on the immigrant applicant and not the petitioner.  The applicant might be inadmissible on account of a conviction for a theft offense, violent … more

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Opciones Bajo Las Leyes de Inmigración para Víctimas de Abuso

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19th Aug 2014

Por: Frances Arroyo    Ciertas personas sin estatus legal  que han sido víctimas de abuso tienen derecho a ciertas protecciones bajo las leyes de inmigración de los Estados Unidos. La Ley de Violencia Contra las Mujeres (VAWA) es la ley … more

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OVERCOMING THE DENIAL OF AN IMMIGRANT VISA: UNLOCKING THE CLOSED DOOR

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14th Aug 2014

 By Attorneys Gregory J. Boult & Nancy E. Miller Applying for an immigrant visa to the United States can be difficult and stressful.  People wait months, years, and sometimes even decades, to attend their immigrant visa interviews.  While many interviews … more

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WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES! – California Misdemeanor Maximum Penalty Reduction from 365 to 364 Days Brings Relief To Some Noncitizens

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5th Aug 2014

By Steven J. Malm and Nancy E. Miller The Governor of California recently signed into law a bill reducing the maximum penalty for misdemeanors from 365 days to 364 days.  The law takes effect on January 1, 2015. The change … more

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New CSPA Policy Gives Some Children A Second Chance

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1st Aug 2014

 By Ben Loveman & Nancy E. Miller The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) has been a hot topic of late and the subject of some good and bad news for parents seeking to reunite with their children in the United … more

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