Becoming a United States citizen is a dream of many foreigners, but the process does not happen overnight. There is a ten step procedure that must take place and prospective citizens need to check their eligibility before proceeding. Assuming that the person is eligible and has the proper documentation, these are the steps that will [...]
(Immigration Impact) -The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has issued a rule allowing for the two family detention facilities in Texas to apply for licenses to detain immigrant children and their mothers. This move may have the effect of further entrenching the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s seemingly dogged commitment to [...]
Plaintiffs who have experienced injuries and bodily harm due to an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party are entitled to compensation. But how is this compensation determined? In most instances, an insurance company opts to pay the minimal amount to the plaintiff. This results in the injured party failing to receive [...]
(CNN)The Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will decide the fate of President Barack Obama’s immigration actions this term. The actions are aimed at allowing millions of undocumented immigrants to apply for programs that could make them eligible for work authorization and associated benefits. The President unveiled the programs over a year ago, but federal [...]
(NBC NEWS)- The Supreme Court is meeting behind closed doors Friday to consider hearing one of the biggest immigration cases of its time — President Obama's executive actions offering deportation protection to millions of undocumented immigrants. A decision could come back as early as Friday afternoon. It would ultimately be a death blow to the [...]
We live in a wonderful country where people are guaranteed protection. We have the right to expect to be safe from the actions or inactions of others. In most cases, we are. However, accidents happen and when they do – people can be hurt. Injury affects not only our quality of life but can affect [...]
Geoff McDonald & Associates recently created a new practice focused on drone injury liability – that is, injuries caused by the sorts of unmanned aircraft that are becoming increasingly popular as toys and tools for consumers and businesses.
The immigration-reform advocacy group founded by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg — FWD.us (pronounced "forward U.S.") — and funded by fellow Silicon Valley entrepreneurs including Microsoft's Bill Gates and Yahoo's Marissa Mayer — is rolling out a plan for the 2016 election that will include "substantial" investments in battleground states.
Politicians who demonize immigrants do so at their own peril. Immigrants are already a key voting bloc in many states. And they are only going to get stronger as more and more of them become lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and, ultimately, U.S. citizens who are eligible to vote.
Texas asked the Supreme Court Monday for more time to answer the Obama administration's immigration appeal, a delay that probably would prevent the plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation from taking effect during Barack Obama's presidency.