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September 2014 Archives

What should you do when you interview with a USCIS official?

What many people may not realize is that in many cases where a person is applying for some type of immigration action or has to deal with some form of immigration action, an interview with an official from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will usually be required. This interview is obviously very important, and it is crucial for the individual in question to be prepared going into that interview.

When considering an investment or business visa, consider us

The advent of the internet and its continued and unending proliferation has changed the world forever, and in many ways that is a good thing. The world got "smaller," in a sense, allowing people from all over the world to communicate and exchange ideas. This is very important in a social sense, but it's also important in for business and collaborating on ideas.

What is the '601 waiver' and what does the USCIS consider for it?

There are many people in this country who entered without proper authorization. Some people call them "illegal," others call them "undocumented" -- but no matter who you call them, they are still people. They have families and loved ones, jobs and passions. They may even be here with much of their family, or they may be fleeing a terrible or dangerous condition back home.

Landmark ruling grants asylum to Guatemalan domestic abuse victim

For many years, the matter of domestic violence and asylum has been an issue. Politicians had balked at concrete reform, as had many immigration courts. That isn't to say that it was impossible for victims of domestic violence in their home country to earn asylum here in the United States. But it was a difficult request to have fulfilled.

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