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Moses Apsan

Moses Apsan’s Legal Guides

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  • Repeal of DOMA Creates Unprecedented Immigration Opportunities for LGBT couples.

    Attaining equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has been a pressing civil rights issue created by our malfunctioning immigration system. The problem is heightened by the thousands of undocumented LGBT people living at the cross fire of the civil rights battle makin

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  • Many New Immigration Rights for Same-Sex Couple following Doma`s Death

    The Supreme Courts decision to annul Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) now directs U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to acknowledge that a same-sex marriage between a citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident and a noncitizen legal in the state where it ...

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  • Analyses of the Path to CItizenship in the New US Senate immigration bill S.744

    Last Friday, following weeks of intensive dialogue, the U.S. Senate passed S.744, a landmark immigration bill that intends to transform border security, while at the same time, enable 11 million undocumented immigrants to take their fist step in their journey to U.S. citizenship....

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  • A Summary of the Major Provisions of the New I-601A Provisional Waivers

    The U.S. immigration laws appear to finally be on it's way to recovery and heading to the "Holly Grail" of comprehensive immigration reform. Following Obama's victory in November, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has acted quickly to published a final Rule for the much a...

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  • How the Obama Dream Act Affects In-state Tuition for Undocumented Students

    Obama's unilateral move to establish basic and necessary standards for young people living in the United States has been greeted by millions of children and adults affected by the new directive. The "Dream Act" as it is unofficially called, is a fitting name for the ubiquitous dr...

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  • Prepare for the Dream Act Today ! Be Ready to File on the First Day.

    Some documents may take time to obtain. Do not delay. There will be hundreds of thousands of people applying What Kind of Evidence can be used to Prove: (a) that the individual came here before age 16 and (b) that they were physically present in the US on June 15, 2012 and (...

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  • Can You FIle Bankruptcy Twice?

    Since the change in the bankruptcy law in 2005, the bankruptcy code created new limits on the number of times and the years between filing bankruptcies. If you filed bankruptcy but never received a discharge, then these rules do not apply and you may file bankruptcy anytime. If y...

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  • Home Loan Foreclosure No Longer a Tax Nightmare under the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

    Filing IRS Form 982 prevents the need to pay taxes on the mortgage debt forgiven Fling a bankruptcy and surrendering your home or reducing the 2nd mortgage, short sales and foreclosure can all result in cancellation or forgiveness of debt for the borrower by the IRS. When th...

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  • The ICE 287(g) Program: A Law Enforcement Partnership

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the largest investigative agency in the Department of Homeland Security, is responsible for enforcing federal immigration laws as part of its homeland security mission. ICE works closely with federal, state and local law e...

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  • DOCUMENTS FOR MARRIAGE FRAUD INTERVIEW

    After submission of you application for adjustment of status through marriage to the immigration service, you are called in for an interview. If for any reason, the immigration examiner suspects that there is marriage fraud, he will set up a stoke interviews, better know as t...

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