New immigration law

Asked about 1 year ago - Long Island City, NY

hi
i had a student visa and i lost my status and i have been arrested by immigration officers,i stayed 1 night in jail and i paid bond and left from jail

so this new immigration law will cover my status?
can i apply for it?
and when is new immigration law will be valid?

thank you

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . No one knows yet.

  2. Alena Shautsova

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    Answered . It all depends. First the law was not finalized and is not the law yet. But you should meet with an attorney to discuss your situation.

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  3. Michael Evan Greenspan

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    Answered . Given your circumstances, you should immediately seek out an experienced immigration law practitioner in your area. Use the Avvo find a lawyer function. You will need legal assistance and should not hesitate to start your search for an experienced immigration lawyer.

    Good Luck

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  4. Obadan Unuigbojie Iziokhai

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    Answered . There is currently no new immigration law although people have been talking about it. However, there is something going on, known as Deferred Action for Chilhood Arrivals, DACA. Consult with an immigration lawyer to see if you qualify for it.

  5. Karen-Lee Pollak

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    Answered . We do not know exactly what the law will encompass or when it will be passed

  6. Sasha O. Lazarevich-Sinnott

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    Answered . You need to retain the services of an immigration attorney to assist you with this.

  7. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . See links below:

    http://www.engnishimura.com/immigration-reform

    http://www.engnishimura.com/immigration-reform/...

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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