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Client of the Month- May 2022- Lady!
Client of the Month- May 2022- Lady!
Lady and her two boys! For our client of the month for May we have a perfect Client for Mother's Day! Here we celebrate a woman who did what mothers do best- protect her children...
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Client of the Month- April 2022- Edimilson!
Client of the Month- April 2022- Edimilson!
This month, we are so pleased to celebrate our client Edimilson Mendes Ferreira, who just won his case to remain in the United States with his family after years of waiting in Immigration Court. Edimilson...
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Azeb
Client of the Month- March 2022- Azeb!
Azeb and Dree Collopy We are happy to once again begin our client of the month series with a Dree Collopy victory! This month, we celebrate our client Azeb, who was granted asylum from Ethiopia...
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A First Look at the Biden/Harris Immigration Bill
Hours before he takes the oath of office, President-Elect Joe Biden released details of the immigration bill his administration will send to Congress.  The fact sheet distributed by his office reveals a bold bill that...
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Una carta abierta a mi comunidad Latinx.  De Diana Mateo
Una carta abierta a mi comunidad Latinx. De Diana Mateo
¡Hola, amigos! Soy una de las paralegales de BC, Diana. Como una Latina profesional de inmigración, quería compartir algunas ideas con nuestros amigos y clientes de BC sobre algunos problemas preocupantes que he visto en...
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An Open Letter to my Non-Black Latinx Community
An Open Letter to my Non-Black Latinx Community
This is a special blog post by our Paralegal Diana Mateo, who has been inspired to write by the Black Lives Matter movement  to speak out about anti-blackness in the Latino community.  A version in...
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Sessions Guts Asylum Protections
Sessions Guts Asylum Protections
It’s another rough day to be an immigration attorney in America. Yesterday, a decision was issued that seriously undermines the ability of immigrants to seek asylum in this country. The administration is continuing its war...
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Clients of the Month, May 2018: Marcelle de Lima and Luciano da Silva
Clients of the Month, May 2018: Marcelle de Lima and Luciano da Silva
[caption id="attachment_3148" align="aligncenter" width="495"] The de Lima/ da Silva family[/caption]   Our May 2018 clients of the month are Marcelle de Lima and Luciano da Silva. Marcelle and Luciano are from Brazil and they came to...
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Celebrating asylum in a country where it’s hard to come by
Celebrating asylum in a country where it’s hard to come by
[caption id="attachment_3105" align="alignright" width="200"] Attorney Sarah Pitney[/caption] It can be so hard to stay positive as an immigration attorney in times like these. Every day, we face new assaults from the president, the attorney general,...
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Moving Uptown
Moving Uptown
What a year! 2017 will go down as one of the weirdest years we can remember.  And for all the terrible news, we will remember this year as one of tremendous change and growth.  On...
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Client of the Month December 2017- Angie Salguero
Client of the Month December 2017- Angie Salguero
This month, we are pleased to honor Angie Salguero as our Client of the Month. Angie, a transgender woman from El Salvador, won her case for asylum last month in front of the immigration judge...
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Benach Collopy Asylum Summer Fellowship 2017
Benach Collopy Asylum Summer Fellowship 2017
The Benach Collopy Asylum Summer Fellowship 2017 I have been so lucky to get to know so many brave, hard-working, family-oriented, and generous people from all over the globe.  They all shared one thing in...
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Walls, DACA and Raids: What has happened in immigration since Trump’s inauguration?
Walls, DACA and Raids: What has happened in immigration since Trump’s inauguration?
Back in November, we made some predictions about what might occur in a Trump presidency as it relates to immigration.  Generally, we were very pessimistic and presumed that almost all areas of immigration would become...
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¿Cómo los inmigrantes pueden prepararse para la administración de Trump?
¿Cómo los inmigrantes pueden prepararse para la administración de Trump?
La semana pasada compartimos lo que puede pasar de primeras durante la presidencia de Trump. No era nuestra meta ser alarmistas, pero tenemos indicios que Trump no se está haciendo para atrás con sus horribles...
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How Immigrants Can Prepare for the Trump Administration
How Immigrants Can Prepare for the Trump Administration
Last week, we discussed what might happen early on in a Trump presidency.  It was not our goal to sound alarmist, but early indications are that Trump is not backing down on his awful immigration...
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