April 19th, 2018

Diversity in the workplace should always be perceived as a positive attribute — there are countless benefits that come with having employees of varying backgrounds coming together to share ideas and collaborate. Hiring foreign workers is just one way to … more

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April 13th, 2018

For several countries affected by armed conflict, environmental disaster, or other extraordinary conditions, the program which allows foreign nationals to stay and work in the United States legally, Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”), will soon be coming to an end. more

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April 5th, 2018

In recent weeks Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has carried out targeted raids nationwide as part of their efforts to deport undocumented immigrants. These raids have occurred in California and Florida and many places in between. These raids have resulted in the break-up of families, individuals losing their jobs, and countless people scared to leave their homes and lead their normal lives. more

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March 29th, 2018

Reports have surfaced that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the federal agency that processes immigration applications, is creating a new internal division which seeks to “more rigorously police its own caseworkers.”  more

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March 23rd, 2018

When President Trump gave his State of the Union speech in January, he warned about the threat of “chain migration,” claiming (incorrectly) that “a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited number of distant relatives.” He proposed “fixing” this “problem” by limiting sponsorships to spouses and children. In effect, President Trump proposed eviscerating American family-based immigration in the supposed interest of preventing terrorists from immigrating to the U.S. more

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March 22nd, 2018

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In the last post, we answered some basic questions about getting approved for a Green card. However, it’s important to understand all of the major steps involved in the process, so in addition to working with immigration attorneys, it’s best … more

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March 20th, 2018

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Approximately 43.3 million foreign-born people live in the United States, and many of them have received a U.S. green card. While getting a green card isn’t the easiest process, being aware of the specific steps to take can help you … more

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March 16th, 2018

We often hear the term “EWI” (pronounced Ee-whee), but what does that even mean? EWI is an acronym for “entry without inspection,” and can have serious ramifications for anyone who engages in that activity but especially for those who seek to become lawful permanent residents (“LPR”) in the United States. more

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March 9th, 2018

The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) will benefit even more children (and their parents) as the law’s protections were expanded by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals February 14, 2018 decision in Margarito Rodriguez Tovar v. Jefferson Sessions.  The decision overruled the Board of Immigration Appeals interpretation of the CSPA and holds that the age adjusting/protecting provisions of the CSPA applies to “immediate relative” children of naturalized U.S. Citizens.  more

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March 2nd, 2018

One important reason to consult an attorney before applying for U.S. citizenship (also known as naturalizing) is to understand how your becoming a citizen will affect the rest of your family. more

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