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November 2017 Archives

Understanding the different types of asylum hearings

The asylum process can be different for everyone. One thing that most cases have in common, however, is that there will probably be an asylum hearing. An asylum hearing is a type of court hearing in which an immigration judge issues a ruling regarding an individual’s asylum process.

Affirmative Asylum vs. Defensive Asylum

If you are seeking asylum in the United States, you should know that there are two different types of asylum applications available to immigrants: The affirmative application, and the defensive application. Both are similar, but there are also some key differences that you should know about when choosing which application is the best fit for you.

Future Of Parole In Place Program Uncertain

Immigration news has been in no short supply this year, and undocumented immigrants have consequently been on alert, in a state of heightened anticipation against the possibility of deportation. And now, military families--previously protected by the Parole In Place (PIP) program--have reason to be concerned, too.

Enrollment of first-time foreign students declines

The United States is widely reputed to have some of the best colleges and universities in the world. Students from all over the globe immigrate to the United States to receive an education at an institution of higher learning. That is, until this year.

Concerns arising regarding check-ins and immigration arrests

The circumstances under which immigrants end up in immigration detention here in the U.S. vary greatly. Immigration arrests can occur in many different situations. A recent Vice News article raises questions as to whether it is becoming more common for immigrants to face such arrests, and rapid deportation, following immigration check-ins.

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