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How To Become A U.S. Citizen

By | March 15th, 2016|Categories: Immigration|

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 [...]

Texas Child Protection Agency Moves Forward in Licensing Family Detention Centers

By | February 18th, 2016|Categories: Immigration|

(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. [...]

How Is Compensation Determined After An Accident?

By | February 10th, 2016|Categories: Personal Injury|

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 [...]

Supreme Court to take up Obama immigration actions

By | January 20th, 2016|Categories: Immigration|

(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 [...]

Supreme Court Weighs Taking Up Obama Appeal on Immigration Plan

By | January 15th, 2016|Categories: Immigration|

(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 [...]

Settlement Of Personal Injury Cases Without Going To Trial

By | December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury|

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 [...]

As drones take off, personal injury law firm launches new practice

By | December 15th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury|

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 [...]

How Billionaire Techies Hope To Reshape The Immigration Debate

By | December 11th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

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 [...]

Millions of Immigrants Could Become U.S. Citizens

By | December 1st, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

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 [...]

Texas Seeking Delay in Supreme Court Immigration Case

By | November 25th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

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 [...]

The Importance Of A Police Report At An Auto Accident

By | November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury|

When an auto accident first takes place, both parties involved have a number of different factors to consider. Whether it’s damage to their vehicle, personal injuries or exchanging insurance information, there are various issues at [...]

Understanding Where We’re at and What Comes Next in DACA/DAPA Case

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

Last night, a divided panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the federal government’s appeal of the preliminary injunction that has halted implementation of President Obama’s 2014 deferred action initiatives.