Immigration Blog

8-06-2015

By David Armendariz

Como ya sabrán ahora, hay personas inescrupulosas que están dispuestas a aprovecharse de las circunstancias de las vidas de inmigrantes. Recientemente, hemos visto en nuestro bufete muchos inmigrantes quejándose de un abogado inescrupuloso que ha tomado ventaja de ellos, pidiendo al gobierno beneficios legales y permisos de trabajo por los cuales no eran elegibles y ahora el gobierno está tratando de deportarlos. Como inmigrantes, deberían saber que si lo que le dice un abogado suena increíble, probablemente lo es.

7-17-2015

Nada puede preparar una familia para la devastación que ocurre cuando un miembro de la familia es arrestado por oficiales de Inmigración. El miembro de la familia no solo está en custodia, quizás puede ser deportado también. Siguiendo los siguientes pasos, Ud. puede ayudar en tratando de conseguir la libertad de su miembro de la familia y evitar su deportación de los Estados Unidos.

7-17-2015

Nothing can completely prepare a family for the devastation that occurs when a beloved family member is arrested by immigration officials. Not only is a family member or loved one in custody, possible deportation also looms. By following these steps you can help procure your family member’s release from custody and avoid removal from the United States.

7-17-2015

USCIS ha lanzado una nueva propuesta que ampliaría la elegibilidad para el perdón provisional basado en la inadmisibilidad por acumulación de presencia ilegal.

Actualmente, el programa para perdón provisional permite a extranjeros nacionales presentar un aplicación de perdón dentro de los Estados Unidos para poder obtener una visa de inmigrante antes de salir a su cita en el consulado. Este programa tiene la intención de minimizar el tiempo que el aplicante pasará fuera de los Estados Unidos.

7-17-2015

About 110,000 young people were issued DACA work authorization cards good for 3 years.  Only about 2% of these are under an obligation to return the 3-year card to the government.  The reason for this action by USCIS is that  a court order was issued in Texas v. United States, No. B-14-254 (S.D.

9-18-2014

By David Armendariz

The Border Patrol (BP) is the federal law enforcement agency whose functions were previously performed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). It is now part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

8-27-2014

By Lance Curtright

Recently, the San Antonio Immigration Court announced the cancellation of its non-detained docket for September, the third consecutive month, and it may be cancelled in October too. The cancellations will result in delaying hundreds of immigrants’ cases, many with strong claims to remain here, for years. While they wait for their hearing, they cannot travel abroad, in some circumstances will not be able to obtain permission to work or drive, and will live with the anxiety of potentially being ordered deported.

7-28-2014

When I see reports of children fleeing to America, I think of my great-grandfather. During the potato famine, he and his brother were orphans in Ireland. They scraped together money to buy tickets to America. Three day before the boat sailed, his brother died. He sold his brother's ticket, and got on the boat alone with hopes of making a better life. When he landed, he was 16, an unaccompanied minor. Signs on businesses said "Irish need not apply." Finally, he found work digging tunnels for the railroad in Pennsylvania.