courts save military program for immigrant recruits

Courts Save Military Program For Immigrant Recruits

How the Pentagon ending its deal with immigrant recruits could hurt the military Last month the Pentagon recommended ending a program that gives foreign-born troops with medical and language skills leverage in gaining citizenship. Congress has weighed in since then, and some recruits under threat of deportation have sought preemptive refuge. Advocates, defense analysts and the military’s own…


New USCIS Policy Will Have A Chilling Effect

New USCIS Policy Will Needlessly Push Thousands More Cases into the Deportation Machinery In these times, Seifert Law Offices can provide immigration solutions. WASHINGTON, DC – On July 5, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published new guidance, dated June 28, 2018, regarding Notices to Appear (NTA). An NTA is a charging document that is issued…


Volunteering at Citizenship Day  

Antonia Vallejo – Volunteering at Citizenship Day You don’t become a legal assistant at Seifert Law Offices unless you’re passionate about helping immigrants. I gained this passion from watching my parents, family, and neighbors struggle through the immigration process. In fact, just last year, after more than 30 years of living in this country, my…

TN immigration raid

Communities and businesses respond to immigration crackdown.

ICE Came for a Tennessee Town’s Immigrants. The Town Fought Back. Agents conducted one of the biggest workplace raids since President Trump announced a crackdown on illegal immigration, detaining 97 workers in Morristown. But for residents, these workers were their neighbors. One morning in April, federal immigration agents swept into a meatpacking plant in this northeastern Tennessee…

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US Immigration Spreads Fear

US immigration agents double number of workplace raids, spreading fear and tearing families apart Two months ago, as workers in a slaughterhouse in Eastern Tennessee went about their daily work breaking down carcasses and preparing meat for shipment, a swarm of federal agents surrounded the compound in what would become the largest workplace immigration raid the United States has seen in…


Asylum in the United States

Each year, thousands of noncitizens arriving at our border or already in the United States apply for asylum, or protection from persecution. Asylum seekers must navigate a difficult and complex process that can involve multiple government agencies. Those granted asylum have the opportunity to apply to live in the United States permanently, receive certain benefits,…

Jane Villanueva


SHARING THE JOURNEY by Jane Villanueva, Legal Assistant at Seifert Law Offices. It’s exciting and rewarding to work at Seifert Law Offices where we provide immigration legal services! It gives us the opportunity to meet so many people from various countries who desire to attain status in the United States. Recently I read about just…


America vs: Language

America is a nation of immigrants… different languages make it richer. It’s a Good Thing! America Vs: Language A majority of the world can speak a second language. More Americans should consider becoming bilingual too. Posted by ATTN: on Monday, May 14, 2018