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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 [...]

Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA)

By | February 24th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

On November 14, 2014, President Obama announced a series of initiatives to help combat illegal immigration issues. His goal was not to target families, but criminals; so he implemented the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability [...]

Immigration Reform

By | January 12th, 2015|Categories: Immigration|

What is immigration reform? Everyone seems to be talking about it and everyone seems to have an opinion about it, but do you know what it really is? Before trying to understand what immigration [...]

Understanding the Immigration Reform Act

By | August 8th, 2014|Categories: Immigration|

Senate Bill 744 – the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act is a broad piece of legislation from Congress that paved the way into immigration reforms for immigrants into the U.S. Topics [...]

New Immigration Policy

By | August 8th, 2014|Categories: Immigration|

As of November 15th, 2013 a new policy was put into place that allows the undocumented .children, parents and spouses of military personnel to be “paroled” into the United States. Undocumented relatives will be able [...]

Be Aware On The Road

By | August 7th, 2014|Categories: Personal Injury|

The next time you take a drive on the road take a look around and see how many Semi-Trucks you see. Chances are you will see countless amounts on the freeway and streets, especially during [...]