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  • COURT INJUNCTION PROVIDES REPRIVE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS APPLICANTS, BUT NEW POLICY STILL SET TO GO INTO EFFECT FOR VISA APPLICANTS
    COURT INJUNCTION PROVIDES REPRIVE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS APPLICANTS, BUT NEW POLICY STILL SET TO GO INTO EFFECT FOR VISA APPLICANTS

    On October 11 th and October 14 th , several district court judges enjoined the Department of Homeland Security from implementing the new “Self-Sufficiency” procedures that would have required most ...

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  • NEW USCIS RULE WILL MAKE BECOMING A PERMANENT RESIDENT MORE DIFFICULT
    NEW USCIS RULE WILL MAKE BECOMING A PERMANENT RESIDENT MORE DIFFICULT

    Effective October 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will now require individuals applying for adjustment of status to prove self-sufficiency. This means individuals must prove they ...

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  • WHEN DO YOU NEED AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER AND FAMILY LAW LAWYER?
    WHEN DO YOU NEED AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER AND FAMILY LAW LAWYER?

    It may seem like immigration law and family law are worlds apart with no overlap. In fact, there are three very common situations in which you just may need the services of an attorney who can assist ...

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  • New Guidance Makes It Easier to Deny Immigration Applications
    New Guidance Makes It Easier to Deny Immigration Applications

    Effective September 11, 2018, immigration agencies will no longer be required to issue Requests for Evidence (RFE) or Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID) prior to denying an application for immigration ...

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  • Ways To Protect Your Family If You Are Detained or Removed (Deported)
    Ways To Protect Your Family If You Are Detained or Removed (Deported)

    Over the past few weeks, my office has been receiving numerous calls from undocumented immigrants, concerned about what will happen to their families if they are detained or removed from the United ...

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  • Naturalization
    Naturalization

    NATURALIZATION Nationalization is the process by which foreign nationals gain United States citizenship. Most permanent residents are eligible to apply for naturalization after holding permanent ...

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