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James B. Hernan

James Hernan’s Legal Guides

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  • Final Rules for Provisional Waiver Process Announced - Promotes Family Unity

    On January 2, 2013, USCIS announced the long awaited posting of the final rules for the provisional waiver process, a sensible solution to a component of immigration law that caused families to be separated during the petition process for immediate relatives (spouses, parents and...

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  • Eligibility Requirements for Deferred Action Process for Young People

    Deferred Action for Young People is a process that will allow certain individuals who entered the US as a child, and who meet other eligibility criteria, to apply for the determination to defer removal action and grant work authorization. Applicants must show they meet the following requirements:

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  • Catastrophic/Serious Automobile, Motorcycle & Truck Accidents in Georgia - Level One Trauma Centers

    Level One Trauma Centers in Georgia Treating catastrophic and other serious trauma related injuries from automobile, motorcycle or trucking accidents in the state of Georgia When involved in a serious automobile accident in Georgia, close proximity to a Level One Trauma Center...

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  • First Offender Pleas in the State of Georgia

    First Offender Pleas in the State of Georgia Despite its significant pitfalls and severe consequences for non-compliance with sentence conditions, the State of Georgia's First Offender Act provides individuals not previously convicted of a felony with the opportunity to plead gu...

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  • Chiropractic Care for Soft Tissue Injuries Suffered in an Auto Accident

    Why Chiropractic? As members of a commonly misunderstood health care profession, doctors of chiropractic (chiropractors) are constantly having to fight against the misconception that their area of treatment is hokey, ineffective or misguided. However, speak to most people treat...

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  • Immigration Holds (ICE detainers placed pursuant to 8 CFR 287.7(d))

    Immigration Holds "Upon a determination by the Department to issue a detainer for an alien not otherwise detained by a criminal justice agency, such agency shall maintain custody of the alien for a period not to exceed 48 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in orde...

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