Legal Advice for Adjustment of Status — 155 results
Written by attorney Jonathan Torres, 12 months ago.
Recently I have had people ask me about how to correct errors in marriage certificates. Well, why is this important? It is important especially for purposes of immigration law. Why? Because... more
Written by attorney Edward Pamintuan, 12 months ago.
Below is a brief summary of the changes in Immigration Law as it applies to the LGBT community.
The Dark Days of DOMA
Previously, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Section 3 precluded a... more
Written by attorney Robinson Ng, about 1 year ago.
The US Supreme Court recently issued a number of landmark decisions at the end of its last term. The most talked about decision, United States V. Windsor, held that Section 3 of the Defense... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey Devore, about 1 year ago.
How one enters the United States can have a profound effect on their eligibility for future immigration benefits. Inspection is the process of applying for admission or parole into the U.S.... more
Written by attorney Jeff L. Khurgel, about 1 year ago.
Under U.S. immigration law, citizens and lawful residents have long been eligible to petition their family members for immigration benefits. However, under 1996s Defense of Marriage Act (... more
Written by attorney Jesus Novo III, over 1 year ago.
If you have been served with a Notice to Appear (NTA) and face Immigration charges, there are various defenses available to you depending on the section of the Immigration and Nationality... more
Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 1 year ago.
The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) provides for investigation and prosecution of violent domestic crimes against women.
Written by attorney Irina Lust, over 1 year ago.
Starting March 4, 2013, certain relatives of American citizens who are in the country illegally may be able apply for a provisional unlawful presence waiver before they depart the United States.
Written by attorney Elizabeth Blandon, over 1 year ago.
Telling the complete truth, however unfavorable a foreign national may think it is to their case, is always preferable to misrepresenting the facts.
Some immigration cases take avery... more
Written by attorney Irene Vaisman, over 1 year ago.
On August 18, 2011, the Obama Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the creation of a deportation tier system. This system of review, named prosecutorial... more