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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.

Can A Motorist Sue A Pedestrian?

By | October 19th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury|

The Highway Code is clear: All citizens have their share of responsibility to keep the balance traffic. But out of the pages of the Highway Code, drivers are always mentioned as the great villains in [...]

Immigrant Attorneys Locked Out Of Texas Detention Centers

By | September 5th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

Numerous pro bono attorneys are raising concerns that they are being locked out of Texas’ largest immigrant family detention centers. The reason for this lockout? The immigrant attorneys believe that mothers are being forced into [...]

Decrease In Deportation With More Humanity

By | July 13th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

The Obama administration has scaled back deportations in a recent policy shift. A focused effort is being made to ensure that the United States’ 11.3 million undocumented immigrants can remain in this country- and the [...]

How To Become A U.S. Citizen

By | June 8th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

If you are reading this, then there is a strong likelihood that you or someone you love has become a lawful permanent resident of the United States. After having spent some time in the United [...]

Congress Recognizes Victims Need For Help – They Pass The Anti-Human Trafficking Bill

By | May 21st, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

It took a bit longer than first expected but on May 19th the House gave Congressional approval on legislation that will broaden the authority of law enforcement for providing help to victims of human trafficking. [...]

Important Steps For H-1 B Petitions

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

H-1 B is a type of visa granted to workers from foreign lands, not to be confused with an immigrant visa. An H-1B helps United States businesses employ highly qualified foreign workers in certain areas [...]