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


Immigrants in Washington State Are Vital to it’s Diverse and Thriving Communities

Washington state has the second-highest food production in the nation and relies heavily on its growing immigrant population. While roughly one in seven Washington residents is foreign-born, over half of the state’s farmers, fishers, and foresters are immigrants. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an integral part of Washington’s diverse and thriving…

Mexican Border and beyond

Where Fear and Hope Collide: Images From Mexican Border, and Beyond

Where Fear and Hope Collide: Images From Mexican Border, and Beyond A man killed in a suspected drug-related execution in 2012 in Acapulco, Mexico. Violence has surged in Acapulco, once Mexico’s top tourist destination, spurring the flight of many Mexicans. CreditJohn Moore/Getty Images For nearly a decade, the photographer John Moore has traversed the Mexico-United States…