Immigration Courts during Covid19

The pandemic is impacting all aspects of immigrants’ lives, especially those whose future will be decided by a courts’ decision whether or not to remove them.  Since March 2020 our clients have had their deportation hearings be canceled or postponed (for two or more years at a time) because the courts here have been closed.…

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Jerry, Yuan Yuan & Seifert Law Offices

After 17-months of anticipation, Jerry and Yuan Yuan’s journey to legally living together in the United States finally came to fruition when Yuan Yuan received her visa in October of 2019. Jerry describes the experience of obtaining a visa for his wife as a smooth process, crediting that to the representation of Seifert Law Offices.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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