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  • ICE's Bed Mandate: Who Benefits? Not the Taxpayers

    Illegal crossings along the U.S.-Mexican border have diminished greatly. The Administrations DACA policy has saved hundreds of thousands of young people from possible deportation. The GOP is pressing for deep cuts in the federal budget. So why is ICE locking up more persons than...

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  • I-751 Waiver Where Marriage Ends in Divorce

    If you have a 2-year (conditional) green card, and your marriage to a U.S. citizen ends in divorce or annulment prior to the expiration of your green card, you will need to prepare and submit an I-751 waiver in order to preserve your permanent residence in the U.S. This video, by...

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  • Attorney Shusterman's Senate Testimony

    On May 22nd, 2001, Attorney Shusterman presented his testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration in regards to Urban and Rural Healthcare Needs. Located below is the video footage of Attorney Shustermans testimony and a detailed text version of his full testimony. Te...

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  • How to Select an Immigration Attorney

    Immigration law is one of the most complex areas of law. Selecting the right attorney can make the difference between obtaining a green card or being forced to leave the United States. In this video, Carl Shusterman, a former INS Attorney (1976-82) whose law firm has assisted tho...

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  • Employers: How to Survive an I-9 Audit (Part II)

    Employers are required to complete an I-9 form for every person that they have hired after November 6, 1986. Periodically, the USCIS sends Notices of Inspection to employers to audit their I-9 forms. If the government finds that certain employees are not authorized to work for th...

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  • Employers: How to Survive an I-9 Audit (Part I)

    Employers are required to complete an I-9 form for every person that they have hired after November 6, 1986. Periodically, the USCIS sends Notices of Inspection to employers to audit their I-9 forms. If the government finds that certain employees are not authorized to work for th...

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  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2009?

    On March 13, 2009, the Hispanic Caucus in the House of Representatives sponsored an event in Los Angeles to start the drive for Comprehensive Reform in 2009. The event was sponsored by Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Grace Napolitano (D-CA), Lucile Roybal-Allard (D-CA), an...

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  • Physicians: Permanent Residence Other Than Through Employment

    Immigration Attorney Carl Shusterman (Former INS Attorney 1976-82) explains how International Medical Graduates (IMGs) and Canadian physicians can obtain permanent residence in the U.S. using PERM or National Interest Waivers. Our law firm has assisted over 2,000 IMGs and Canad...

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  • Physicians: Obtaining Permanent Residence Using PERM and/or NIWs

    Immigration Attorney Carl Shusterman (Former INS Attorney 1976-82) explains how International Medical Graduates (IMGs) and Canadian physicians can obtain permanent residence in the U.S. through family-based immigration, the green lottery, investment and a variety of other means. ...

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  • Physicians: Hardship And Persecution Waivers

    Immigration Attorney Carl Shusterman (Former INS Attorney 1976-82) explains how International Medical Graduates (IMGs) and Canadian physicians can obtain J waivers through by demonstrating exceptional hardship or persecution if they were forced to return to their home countries f...

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