DACA – ¿Qué pasó?

El 18 de junio de 2020, la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos finalmente emitió su decisión en el caso DACA. La cuestión en el caso era la legalidad de la cancelación repentina del programa DACA* por parte del gobierno en 2017.  La decisión fue NO, no fue legal hacer eso. ¿Qué significa esto? A…

DACA – What Happened?

On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court finally issued its decision in the DACA case. The question in the case was whether it was legal for the government to suddenly cancel the DACA program* in 2017.  The decision was NO, it wasn’t legal to do that.  What does this mean? Despite the Trump administration’s…

Brazil Trip

While not immigration focused, I wanted to share a little highlight from my trip to Brazil in late January that I thought about and made myself smile. We could all use happy thoughts and reminders to help us get through this challenging time. In Brazil, I planned to have a music, climate, and language type…

Do I Need to Report Address Changes?

Moving is something we all do at least once in our lives – but regarding your immigration case, is it vital to report any changes to CIS. Due to changes in regulations, it is more serious than ever to file address changes. Not only can a willful failure to file lead to civil monetary penalties,…

What is a Consultation?

A consultation is a confidential meeting to explain the details of your situation and case fully. What other information is exchanged during this time? Your consultation is the perfect time to discuss future timelines and fees. All information shared is confidential, which allows an opportunity for more honest and complete explanations. Even if you do…

Have you ever wondered what a typical workday for an immigration lawyer and its employees entails?

So much of our daily work is summarized in this article.  Immigration lawyers do what we can with a very unforgiving legal system.   Original article from: Hagar, Sheila, and Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. “Immigration Law Workers Carry Burden of Others’ Lives.” Union-Bulletin, 12 Jan. 2020, www.union-bulletin.com/news/immigration-law-workers-carry-burden-of-others-lives/article_47f625a6-4a63-5f42-9db4-c1f33a19cf6b.html?utm_medium.    Immigration law workers carry burden of others’ lives…