Sanctuary Cities Fight Trump’s Deportation Plans

The current president won election by promising to “build a wall” and deport “murderers, drug dealers and rapists” from Mexico and other Central American countries . Once he was elected he instructed ICE to pick up every undocumented immigrant convicted or even suspected of committing non-violent crimes. Our immigration attorneys have over 25 years of […]

DACA Beneficiary To Be Deported Without Court Hearing

The sister and daughter of two Argentines recently detained by ICE now faces deportation herself by speaking out about her family’s detention and according to DHS can be deported without a hearing. Unfortunately that is a true statement of the law. Ordinarily an undocumented alien, present in the US for more than 10 years (she […]

Ice targets three cities for deportation surge

Three cities; New York, Las Angeles, and Chicago were targeted for deportation arrests. Also parts of Texas. Spouses, parents, and children of lawful permanent residents or U.S citizens, present for more than ten years in the US can contest deportations before an immigration judge. For a free consultation, contact our lawyers in Las Vegas at […]

ICE Arresting Non Criminal Undocumented Immigrants

Pursuant to the new President’s Executive Order, undocumented immigrants, not charged or convicted of a criminal offense, are currently being arrested by ICE and either placing them into immigration courts for purposes of deportation or in many cases reinstating past orders of removal, even in cases where the detainee was not aware of a pending […]

Asylum Denied for Lack of Proof of Gang Violence

An approvable asylum application must allege a past threat or act of violence against one or one’s family in their home country for one of the following criteria for Asylum: Race, Religion, Gender, Political Opinion or Member of a Particular Social Group. The applicant, to prevail ini Immigration Proceedings before a Judge must prove a […]

Deadlock on DAPA but Options Remain

In late June of 2016 the U.S. Supreme Court, with only eight of the usual nine justices present to decide, deadlocked on President Obama’s DAPA program that would have allowed parents of U.S. citizens and residents who have resided continuously in the U.S. since 2010 to have protection from deportation and work authorization. The three […]

Filipino Veterans Offered Advance Parole

USCIS has agreed to allow beneficiaries of approved I 130 family petitions to be granted advanced parole to live and be granted permission to work in the U.S. pending their visa approvals, some of which, depending on the family category, take years to become current. For example the brother or sister of a U.S. citizen […]

Immigrant Family of Military Service Parol and Legal Residence

The Obama administration has announced a new policy to aid family members of the military who are unlawfully present in the U.S. to adjust status to permanent residence without the necessity for an I 601 waiver of inadmissibility and return to their country of origin.  Not much is known of the efforts of the president […]

DACA Defered Action – NV Drivers License Work Authorization Dream ACT

The House of Representatives, controlled by Republicans has previously voted down the Dream Act. The debate is still open as to whether the Senate Bill authorizing comprehensive immigration reforms will pass in the House. Meanwhile only half of all eligible early arrivals have filed under DACA for temporary relief from removal and employment authorization. The […]

IMMIGRATION REFORMS, PROVISIONAL WAIVERS, DREAM ACT, DACA

As the President prepares his State of the Union Address which likely address immigration reforms, immigration attorneys see much that can be done–short of amnesty to help undocumented workers, illegal immigrants and childhood early arrivals to the U.S. achieve their dreams of becoming lawful permanent residents. Our suggestion at Family Visa  is the following: 1. […]