Immigration Lawyers, Washington, D.C.

Benach Collopy believes in the American dream. We believe that on the other side of the immigration process there is a better life for you, and for your family. We believe that our experience, compassion, and know-how can help make your dream a reality.

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Why didn't he just become a citizen?  An immigration lawyer deconstructs a recent deportation

Why didn’t he just become a citizen? An immigration lawyer deconstructs a recent deportation

This week, the internet was riveted by the story of the deportation of Jorge Garcia of Detroit, Michigan to Mexico.  Garcia had entered the U.S. illegally as a child, lived in the U.S. for thirty years, is married to a U.S. citizen and has two United States citizen children.  He has no criminal record. 

The DACA Injunction

Last night, a U.S. District Court in California v DHS  issued a nationwide injunction stopping the Trump administration from ending DACA as it relates to renewals.  The court ordered DHS “to maintain the DACA program on a nationwide basis on the same terms and conditions as were in effect before the rescission on September 5, 2017, including allowing DACA enrollees to renew their enrollments.”  The administration has vowed to appeal and will likely seek to place this ruling on hold in the appellate court. 
Against "Illegal" Immigration But in Favor of "Legal" Immigration? We Knew You Were Lying All Along

Against “Illegal” Immigration But in Favor of “Legal” Immigration? We Knew You Were Lying All Along

Nearly every discussion I have with someone who is opposed to immigration eventually includes my opponent saying something like this: “I am not against immigration.  I am against illegal immigration.  I have no problem if immigrants come here legally.”  I have always had a strong skepticism of this particular position.