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Family Immigration Archives

Ex-Marine wins case, returns to US after deportation to Mexico

Fifteen years ago, a former Marine was deported to Mexico after being convicted for a minor crime. Over the years, he never gave up in his fight to return to the United States. Now, he will be allowed to return to his home in Iowa to be with his family.

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.

Might the U.S. see major immigration system changes?

Recently, a new immigration proposal has been getting considerable attention in the news. The proposal is a bill that would put a “merit-based” system in place when it comes to green cards. The President recently gave his support to the bill.

Could a prenup have immigration impacts?

Some events in a person’s life can give rise to family immigration issues. One such event is getting married to a person from a foreign country. When a U.S. citizen marries a foreign national, one immigration option that opens up is that they may be able to pursue a green card for their spouse.

Beware of immigration consultant and protection scams

With a new presidential administration in place, many changes are impacting immigrants and their family members throughout California. Changing laws, new enforcement procedures and an increased focus on deportation has heightened the fears of many. Unfortunately, this fear breeds opportunists who would seek to take advantage of vulnerable populations in our state and throughout the U.S.

Types of services an immigration lawyer can handle

Whether you are just applying for DACA, an H-1B Visa, permanent residency, a green card for employment reasons, or you have an immigration issue due to a delayed or denied application, contact The Law Offices of John R. Alcorn, an Irvine, California immigration attorney. We will help you file your initial immigration documents or will help you with issues with your open case.

California Resolves to Stand Strong in Defense of Immigrants' Personal Data

The tumult of the results of the 2016 presidential election has many immigrants worried about the future of their status in the U.S. In California, laws and protections for immigrants have been strong for decades, and state officials are voicing their resolution to keep them that way. One area of concern is state data that could potentially be mined for information about unauthorized immigrants.

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