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How to Choose YOUR Immigration Lawyer
Here are some real-life tips, no-nonsense advice for that would-be client who is searching for their "right" immigration lawyer, who will be representing that client ethically and zealously. All too often, clients place their trust and their lives in the hands of less-than-qualified individuals. more...

Posted almost 6 years ago.


Beware of Unlicensed Persons Claiming to be "Experts"
Some individuals, who are NOT lawyers, are preying on members of the immigrant community, particularly from Spanish-speaking countries, to fraudulently separate them from their money in hopes of getting something the "con-artist" cannot possibly deliver. more...

Posted almost 6 years ago.


Some Pointers on "Deferred Action"
In preparation for the impending "August 15, 2012"-date, on which "Deferred Action" will officially begin, DHS/USCIS has published the following pointers: 1. In a change from the prior announcement, people currently in removal proceedings will use the USCIS process when it is im... more...

Posted almost 5 years ago.


Don't let FIRPTA de-rail your real estate transaction!
There has been much controversy and excitement (some good, some bad) regarding the "Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act" (aka "FIRPTA"). In cases where a non U.S. owner buys (and subsequently sells) real estate property in the United States,FIRPTA, may apply to your purch... more...

Posted over 4 years ago.


Very Brief Overview of U.S. Immigration Benefits
There are three basic areas of US immigration benefits: I) non-immigrant visas; II) Lawful Permanent Residence (a/k/a "green card") and III) citizenship. more...

Posted almost 6 years ago.