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May 2017 Archives

Data points to immigration arrests being up in the U.S.

In the wake of last year’s election, one thing many may have wondered is if the U.S. would be seeing big changes in immigration enforcement, such as changes in immigration arrest levels. Recent federal data indicates that such arrests have gone up in the period following President Trump being sworn in.

What is the difference between the refugee and asylum processes?

Asylum and refugee are terms that many might hear together. So, one thing one might wonder is: Are the asylum process and refugee process two different processes in U.S. immigration law, or just different names for the same process?

The H-2B visa cap

Among the types of visas a U.S. company might turn to for hiring foreign workers is the H-2B visa. As we mentioned in a previous post, the H-2B visa is one of the H-2 work visas available for temporary workers. Specifically, it is for non-agricultural seasonal workers.

Individuals with disabilities and naturalization

For anyone seeking to become a U.S. citizen through naturalization, the naturalization process can be complex. However, what particular issues a naturalization case involves can vary. There are many things that could have impacts on what the process involves for a person. This includes whether or not they have a disability.

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of California | California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Avvo
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Irvine Chamber