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The “ Dream Act”…Help for Young People

The “ Dream Act”…Help for Young People   On June 15, 2012, President Barak Obama announced relief for around one million individuals in this country. While not an amnesty, the new use of “Deferred Action” will allow many young people a chance for a life in the US. People (Children) who were brought to the

Your Options, and How to Avoid Being Scammed

Your Options, and How to Avoid Being Scammed   Most of my conversations with clients and prospective clients have to do with attaining a green card, a visa of some type or citizenship. I know from these conversations there is a lot of confusion out there. I want to give people a general overview of

I Just Got an NTA … What Should I Do?

I Just Got an NTA … What Should I Do?   One of the scariest days of any immigrant’s life is the day when a Notice to Appear (NTA) comes in the mail. The NTA starts the process of the government, through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), attempts to remove the immigrant from the

I overstayed—How can I adust my status?

I overstayed—How can I adust my status?   Many of my clients that are overstays, meaning they entered the country legally and just stayed longer than they were allowed to have worked illegally. Many have been here for ten (10) plus years so they had to work to support themselves. Eventually they get married and

How do I Keep My Green Card?

How do I Keep My Green Card?   Many of my clients ask me what they have to do to maintain their Permanent Resident card (also known as a green card.) There are specific rules and “softer” rules. The specific rules are easy: Trips outside the US for less than 6 months do not normally