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How humility is your best asset in business

Over the years, many of the young lawyers I’ve come in contact with – both as a teacher and as an employer- ask me what it takes to be a top lawyer. The answer that I give is never one they expect: no matter how high up the ladder you…

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The 4 Best Cases for US Immigration Litigation

Immigration can really be a tough road, but some cases are easier to fight than others. Here are the four easiest kinds of US immigration Litigation battles we work on. Remember: just because they are easier doesn’t mean they are easy. It is always best to consult an experienced immigration…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Immigration Court

Close to half a million immigrants are currently in pending removal proceedings. Most of these people are coming from Mexico through California which has the most cases at approximately 90,000, and Texas which comes in  second with around 80,000 cases. New York, New Jersey and Florida follow in terms of caseload. With statistics like…

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Executive Action: Texas Court Decision – What does it mean?

Media reports are circulating regarding the injunction issued on the 2014 Executive Action, by the Honorable Judge Andrew Hanen  of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, in Brownsville, Texas. While the order will have an impact on the government’s ability to accept Expanded DACA applications on February…

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What Immigration Lawyers Do: 4 Main Points

Back on October 3, 2013, I wrote a blog post called THE WORST IMMIGRATION CASES AND HOW THE BEST IMMIGRATION LAWYERS WIN THEM.  Essentially I talked about what immigration lawyers do. In that piece, I typed the following words:   The fact is, if you are willing to invest time,…

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Gameness and Immigration Law

“Gameness is a quality of fighting or working with traits of eagerness despite the threat of injury. To be game is to described as persevering, ready and willing, full of fight, and spirited.” Do you really want a lawyer who just talks to you for free for a few minutes?  Someone who…

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