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Isabel Allende famous author, activist and immigrant

Isabel Allende Chilean author Isabel Allende won worldwide acclaim when her bestselling first novel, The House of the Spirits, was published in 1982. In addition to launching Allende’s career as a renowned author, the book, which grew out of a farewell letter to her dying grandfather, also established her as a feminist force in Latin…


Immigrants Have Made America Great

Immigrants have made this country great and this week we continue our spotlight on another of this country’s most famous immigrants. Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla (July 10, 1856 to January 7, 1943) was an engineer known for designing the alternating-current (AC) electric system, which is still the predominant electrical system used across the world today.…


Are Trump’s immigration policies threatening your Social Security?

America needs immigrants to replace aging, retiring workers and fuel economic growth President Donald Trump came to power trumpeting his “America First” agenda. Yet his immigration policies are anything but. Indeed, the U.S. is composed of immigrants, natives, and their descendants. Stoking fear and anxiety about foreigners belies the inscription on the Statute of Liberty, “Give…


Immigrants Make America Great

Immigrants have made this country great and we are going to take the next few weeks and spotlight some of the country’s most famous immigrants.   Sofía Vergara, Colombia                                       The actress and model was born in…

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Is Brett Kavanaugh’s Record on Immigration one to be watched?

President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court—D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh—appears in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week to answer questions about his judicial record and temperament.  During multiple days of hearings, senators are expected to ask him about his position on everything from abortion to gun rights,…


Home of the Brave

I am Rebecca and I have worked as a paralegal at Seifert Law Offices for over 7 years.   I recently had the opportunity to visit Atlanta, Georgia, where my family is from and I was born and raised. One of the main reasons that I visit Georgia is my grandmother; she is 98 years…


Now Hiring!

Seifert Law Offices seeks a team member (legal assistant/paralegal) to help in our busy office. The paralegal will help our clients in various immigration processes. Empathy, efficiency and excellent writing skills are needed. *This position could be full or part time.* The right candidate will be bilingual in Spanish (able to communicate at a professional…

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Can President Trump’s latest attack on immigrants Be Stopped?

Presidents have broad discretion in immigration policy, but they can be thwarted by public opinion. The Trump administration is currently finalizing a plan to prevent documented, “legal” immigrants who have received any public assistance from attaining citizenship. This policy change would affect millions of people who are already in the country and have legally benefitted from programs…