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Facing Deportation? Know Your Rights & Know What To Do

What should an immigrant do who is facing deportation? What are my rights as an immigrant facing deportation? Choose a lawyer who specializes in immigration / deportation defense Download our free ebook on how to stop deportation It’s many people’s worst nightmare. You – or your loved one – receive…

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Updates to TPS (Temporary Protected Status) in the US 2021/2022

When Haitians in the United States were given Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in 2011, it benefited 100,000 to 200,000 immigrants affected by the earthquake. This policy was humane and resulted in much needed relief for many people. While TPS is NOT a green card, it can be a way to…

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DACA Flip Flop Yet Again! Young immigrants in limbo. . .

Is DACA still in place? Who can apply for DACA? Can you currently renew your previous DACA status? If you are not yet a Dreamer, here is what you need to know to apply. Not in the DACA program? Don’t despair. DACA recipients are currently in limbo again Despite the…

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American Dream card with USA background. Prosecutorial discretion no longer works

A return to PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION means some relief for immigrants

What is prosecutorial discretion? How can Prosecutorial Discretion help or hinder your case? What cases qualify for high priority in deportation? Good News For Immigrants in the United States. New laws under Biden mean a return to pre-Trump days in terms of prosecutorial discretion. Immigration officers once again have the…

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Changes in removal and deportation regulations Feb 2021

ICE Sets Out Temporary New Guidelines for Deportation / Removal

Why Did Ice Need Interim Guidelines? What Has Changed In The Immigration Guidelines For Removal? The 3 Priority Areas: National Security, Border Security & Public Safety In the whirlwind of change that has marked the beginning of the Biden administration, ICE has received some changes to their guidelines for removal…

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Dreamers Can Now Apply Because Of Biden Immigration Reform. Daca

Will Dreamers & DACA recipients get Green Cards under Biden?

Dreamers Top The List For Immigration Reform Dreamers Are Important To The US So what are we left with now? Will Dreamers Get Green Cards Under Biden? Still Waiting for the DREAM to become REALITY: This is my 25th year as an immigration lawyer — and we are focused on…

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Green card expired? Don't panic. Here's what you need to know.

Expired Green Card? Don’t Panic. Here’s What To Do.

What Is A Green Card What Happens When My Green Card Expires What Problems Do I Face From Having An Expired Green Card We’ve been getting a lot of panicked phone calls lately from clients who have been granted their permanent residency, but whose green cards are expiring. To this…

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who is better for immigration Trump Or Biden?

Trump or Biden? Who will be better for Immigrants & Immigration?

The election next week is shaping up to be one of the most contentious in history. There is a lot of uncertainty, not only of outcomes, but also as to whether either side will respect or believe the other is ultimately the winner. Many people fervently feel that it is…

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Green cards are still happening

New Trump Immigration Order Flies in the Face of Common Sense

Obviously it’s an understatement to say that the new Trump order stinks. Temporarily suspending the H1B visa, and other work visas makes no sense, by ignoring the US need for workers in healthcare, schools, camps, technology, and so many other industries especially during Covid.  The mythological argument that immigrants steal…

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What is DACA

What is DACA and why should you care?

Efforts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) began in 2017. DACA has been in the news a lot since then. What is DACA, what has changed? And why should you care? The history of DACA In the summer of 2012, following 2 years of protest and grassroots advocacy…

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Same Sex Marriage For Immigration/ Green Cards : Updated For 2020

What are the benefits of same sex marriage immigration What Kind Of Marriage Is Considered Valid for Same Sex Marriage Immigration? Common issues for gay and lesbian couples trying to get a green card through marriage? Avenues for green card applications for same sex immigrants If you are in a…

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Good news about Trump's executive order regarding immigration

Some Good Immigration News During the Pandemic

This week I’m going to be talking about some positive things, and giving people some realistic perspective on the executive order that came out from the President last week. I say realistic because as I try to keep to reminding people: you have to be careful what you read, and…

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