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How To Become A U.S. Citizen

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 States, they now wish to become a full fledged citizen. Once you have decided that you are ready to naturalize [...]

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

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. The vote went through at an overwhelming 420 to 3. The vote from all 6 Louisiana members of the House [...]

Important Steps For H-1 B Petitions

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 including biotechnology, engineering, mathematics, medical, law and or physical sciences. All workers must have qualifications such as degrees and they [...]

Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA)

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 to protect undocumented parents of US citizens or Legal Residents under limitation. How Does DAPA Work DAPA was implemented by [...]

Immigration Reform

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 reform entails, it’s important to understand the literal meaning of both terms. Immigration is the movement or relocation to a [...]

Understanding the Immigration Reform Act

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 covered in the bill are far reaching. Border and enforcement agents to legal immigration reform are covered as well as [...]

New Immigration Policy

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 to apply for green cards without having to go back to their home countries or face any bans. The official [...]

Recent California bill eases professional licensing rules for immigrant

California Senate Bill 1159, recently passed in the state Senate, would allow undocumented immigrants to practice medicine, according to a Los Angeles Times report. Under the bill, state licensing boards would be permitted to accept applicants’ taxpayer identification numbers as a valid form of identification rather than their Social Security numbers, which is the current [...]

Having Immigration Issues?

Are you seeking a temporary visa, need assistance in obtaining a green card, or citizenship through nationalization in El Paso? Jaime Alvarado & Associates, PLLC will thoroughly examine your complex immigration case. With over 20 years of experience, his team has the knowledge and the established record for helping people through the immigration process. Our [...]

Our Future Together: How Immigrants Will Reshape Our Workforce