January 14th, 2019

President Trump addressed the nation from the oval office last week to discuss the current government shutdown and his request for a wall along the country’s southern border.  He said there is a crisis along our border that can only be solved by a physical barrier.  Democrats disagree, saying that funding a border wall would be a colossal waste of money.  Caught in the middle are immigrants and federal workers who are missing paychecks as a result of the partial government shutdown. more

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January 7th, 2019

An asylum applicant has the burden of proving by clear and convincing evidence that he or she filed their asylum application within one year of the applicant’s last arrival in the U.S. However, an applicant who misses the one-year deadline may still be eligible for asylum if he or she can establish the existence of either changed circumstances or extraordinary circumstances. more

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January 7th, 2019

immigration law

Wondering what to look for in an immigration lawyer? Here are the top qualities of immigration lawyers you need to know about. more

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January 1st, 2019

All of us at Reeves Immigration Law Group pledge that, in 2019, we will continue to work to help reunite families in the United States. Best wishes for a Happy, Healthy New Year for families everywhere. more

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December 21st, 2018

As the year draws to a close, the holiday season, also known as the season of giving, is upon us. The holidays are a good reminder that what we give to others – our time, money, compassion and understanding – can matter a great deal to those on the receiving end. Not only does assisting those around us provide tangible benefits to other people and to our community, it can bestow perks back onto us as individuals; giving is a cycle beneficial to everyone. more

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December 18th, 2018

The B Visa is a nonimmigrant visa to temporarily enter the United States for business (B-1), as a visitor (B-2), or as a combination of both (B-1/2).  An applicant must apply for the B Visa and appear for an interview at a United States Embassy where the examining official will determine if the applicant qualifies. more

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December 11th, 2018

The holiday season is upon us and it is a time of great comfort for many. Family and friends gather to share their joy with one another by exchanging gifts, eating delicious food or simply being in the presence of one another. Some are lucky enough to live close to family and can celebrate the holidays together. more

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November 27th, 2018

After submitting multiple applications with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and living in a state of great uncertainty for several months, Priscilla was overjoyed when she finally received approval of her F-1 student status application and was allowed to begin her studies in the United States.  more

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November 20th, 2018

Thanksgiving is a day for family, feasting, and gratitude.  We express gratitude for good health, for surviving adversity, and for the blessings that surround us even as life presents many challenges.  The holiday is also an excellent opportunity to express our gratitude for immigrants seeking a better life, and for good hosts who grant refuge.  more

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November 15th, 2018

Donald Trump has made a political career on demonizing immigrants, and his actions in office have been consistent with his bombastic hardline rhetoric: killing DACA, separating families at the border under a “zero tolerance” policy, and now, issuing a Proclamation that America will ignore its international obligation (not to mention moral duty) to offer safe refuge to persons fleeing persecution.  This time, Trump may have gone too far. more

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