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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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Is USCIS really not processing green card applications?
Outstanding reporting by Tanvi Misra in Roll Call last week uncovered memos that state that U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service has "stopped" processing applications for residence.  While we have not seen the memos at issue,...
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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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Client of the Month- March 2018- Yovanny Soto
Client of the Month- March 2018- Yovanny Soto
  For March 2018, we want to highlight our clients, Yovanny Soto and Heidi Andrade, and their really cute kids.  On February 7, 2018, Yovanny was admitted to the U.S. as a permanent resident after...
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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...
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Client of the Month October 2017- Reina Mercado
Client of the Month October 2017- Reina Mercado
This one makes us so happy.  Reina Mercado is a catracha (native of Honduras) who arrived to the U.S. undocumented in the early 90s.  Following the destruction wrought by Hurricane Mitch in October 1998, the...
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April 2017 Clients of the Month- Angela and Omar Totti Ramirez
April 2017 Clients of the Month- Angela and Omar Totti Ramirez
Angela and Omar Totti Ramirez are our clients of the month for April 2017.  Omar, a Bolivian citizen, recently received his residence based upon his marriage to Angela, a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Bolivia....
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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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I-601A Provisional Waiver Expansion Announced
I-601A Provisional Waiver Expansion Announced
The proposed expansion of the I-601A provisional waiver of inadmissibility due to unlawful presence has finally become a reality.  The President announced the expansion of the waiver as part of his November 2014 suite of...
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May 2016 Clients of the Month- BN and SJ
May 2016 Clients of the Month- BN and SJ
BN was born in Manhattan, New York while her parents were serving as Diplomats in the U.S. as part of the Angolan Mission to the United Nations.  As a result of her parents’ diplomatic status,...
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October 2015 Client of the Month- Juan Carlos Acajabon Mendez, Provisional Waiver and Visa Granted!
October 2015 Client of the Month- Juan Carlos Acajabon Mendez, Provisional Waiver and Visa Granted!
[caption id="attachment_2552" align="aligncenter" width="589"] Carlos (in the red hat) with his family in Guatemala.[/caption] Our client of the month for October 2015 is Juan Carlos Acajabon Mendez.  After receiving an approval of the I-601A provisional...
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100 Women 100 Miles- A Vigil for Immigrant Justice by Naya Gonzalez
100 Women 100 Miles- A Vigil for Immigrant Justice by Naya Gonzalez
This post was written by BR's administrative services manager, Naya Gonzalez. 100 women, 100 miles. Waving banners, singing hymns, pushing strollers and full of hope – that’s how 100 women walked 100 miles from an...
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Client of the Month for September 2015- Aura Carrera
Client of the Month for September 2015- Aura Carrera
For September 2015, we are proud to present Aura Carrera of Heber City, Utah as our client of the month.  Her green card arrived last month and she is heading home to Guatemala for the...
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A Good Week at Benach Collopy
A Good Week at Benach Collopy
Last week was one of those weeks that makes us happy to be immigration lawyers.  It ended with several families relieved that their personal journeys to legal status in the U.S. are ended and their...
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