June 10, 2021– The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, provided the Keynote address today at the multi-day Annual Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He has led a distinguished 30-year career in law enforcement and as an attorney. Secretary Mayorkas is the first Latino and immigrant confirmed to serve […]
Citizenship– An American grandmother successfully applied in the United States to obtain citizenship for her two Mexican grandchildren after the Department of State denied the application of the mother who is a U.S. citizen at a Mexican consulate. To view the Certificate o Citizenship, click here.
Removal- The Immigration Court granted withholding of removal after a day long hearing for a mother and son from Honduras that allowed them into the United States with the ability to secure authorization for employment after they were initially returned to Mexico. To view the written decision and orders of the immigration judge, click here.
Removal– The Immigration Court granted lawful permanent residency to an elderly man who had been in the United States since the 1960s. The initial proceedings had ordered our client removed but the case was appealed and remanded for a new hearing where the Court granted residency. To view the Order Of The Immigration Judge, click […]
June 5, 2021– There continues to be shortages for U.S. workers in a number of industries. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pushing for immigration reform to boost American business with qualified foreign workers. The Chamber states that “[c]ommonsense immigration reform would boost economic growth, create jobs, and spur innovation and entrepreneurship.” https://www.uschamber.com/immigration A recent […]
April 20, 2021-The drama between border security and those fleeing poverty, crime and corruption in Central and South America continues to play out at our southern border. Immigrants keep making the journey to the border even though the message from the United States government is not to come. While entry policies have been mixed, many […]
April 13, 2021-United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been rolling out new guidelines restricting enforcement measures from the previous administration under an Executive Order issued by President Biden. ICE will more narrowly focus on noncitizens who pose a national security, border security or public safety rather than general non-documented status. As a result, […]
April 8, 2021-The Department of State has announced that it is working to reduce the backlog of immigrant and nonimmigrant visas at embassies and consulates that had been blocked by Presidential Proclamations under President Trump. Priority for immigrant visas include those that had been previously blocked and fiancé visas. The processing of nonimmigrant visa will […]
Deportation is a legal process that is now also known as removal. Deportation or removal is the process that authorities use to remove a person from the United States. Individuals who commit crimes or overstay a visa are examples of persons who could face deportation.
If you want to live and work in the U.S., you may be able to do so with an employment visa. In some cases, employment visas can lead to permanent immigration, while in other cases, these visas are only issued on a temporary basis.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration provides certain provisions for U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to petition for their family members to receive visas that lead to lawful permanent residency with a green card. If you are U.S.
Having a green card as a lawful permanent resident, grants an immigrant certain important rights and privileges in the U.S. With a green card, a person can work in the U.S. and with a green card, the permanent resident is granted legal protection under U.S. law.