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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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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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DACA is Back, Almost!
DACA is Back, Almost!
[caption id="attachment_3143" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Judge John D. Bates is a George W. Bush appointee on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.[/caption] DACA lives!  Maybe?  Yesterday, U.S. District Judge John Bates ruled that...
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April 2018 Clients of Month Aldemar Segundo and Susan Matos
We are thrilled with our April 2018 Clients of the Month, Aldemar Segundo and Susan Matos Segundo.  Aldemar became a permanent resident in March 2018 and can live securely with his U.S. citizen wife, Susan,...
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The DACA Injunction
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...
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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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DACA: Some Venting and Some Solutions
DACA: Some Venting and Some Solutions
Of all the stupid, dirty, slimy, no-good, treasonous, villainous, putrid, double-crossing treachery, low life, vengeful, mean-spirited, spiteful, nasty, pin-headed, pathetic, weak, ugly, traitorous, short-sighted, weak-kneed, unbecoming, dumb, awful, smelly, vile, cruel, vicious, unjustifiable, illogical, unfriendly,...
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End of DACA- What are the new rules?
End of DACA- What are the new rules?
  This is the first of several articles detailing the changes to the DACA program announced on Tuesday September 5, 2017.  This is meant to give quick and dirty information, whereas the next one we...
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What is going on with DACA?
What is going on with DACA?
The future of President Obama's program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is the subject of intense speculation and even more significant anxiety. Worry over the fate of the program increased significantly this week after...
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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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Clients of the Month December 2016: Andres and Jazmine St. Claire
Clients of the Month December 2016: Andres and Jazmine St. Claire
Our December 2016 Client of the Month is another member of the “Dreamers out of Trump’s reach" club. Andres St. Claire and Jazmine St. Claire are clients of the month after Andres was granted residence...
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Client of the Month: January 2017 Danieca Bugarin
Client of the Month: January 2017 Danieca Bugarin
[caption id="attachment_2843" align="aligncenter" width="444"] Danieca Bugarin[/caption] Our January 2017 Client of the Month is part of our ongoing series of: "Dreamers that Trump can't touch!"  Danieca Bugarin landed in San Francisco, CA on December 30, 2016,...
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What to Expect from Trump on Immigration on Day One
What to Expect from Trump on Immigration on Day One
The shock over the results of Tuesday’s election of Donald Trump has not yet worn off.  After two days of triage in hearing from scared clients and friends, we are now forced to confront what...
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August 2016 Client of the Month- Maria Crespo
August 2016 Client of the Month- Maria Crespo
Maria Crespo is our Client of the Month for August 2016.  Like many of the bright and talented young people who are contributing to our country, Maria, a citizen and national of Peru, was brought...
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Waiting for DAPA: Is Today the Day the Supreme Court Rules?
Waiting for DAPA: Is Today the Day the Supreme Court Rules?
[caption id="attachment_1029" align="aligncenter" width="275"] The Supreme Court is ready to rule on DAPA and expanded DACA soon.[/caption] Our eyes will be on the Supreme Court today to see if the Supreme Court will issue its...
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