Immigration Blog

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Attorney Daniel P. Hanlon Named 2020 Super Lawyer

The Hanlon Law Group is proud to announce that our own Attorney, Daniel P. Hanlon is being named on the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list. Affirming Daniel Hanlon’s outstanding legal service, this honor also [...]

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Mandamus Actions: The Last Resort

Although the volume of newly-filed applications for benefits is down at the USCIS, the processing times for some applications pending at the US Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) are longer than ever before.  The USCIS [...]

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Reopening “In Absentia” Order of Deportation

Over the past several years, the USICE and related law enforcement agencies have embarked on an aggressive campaign to apprehend and remove from the United States thousands of aliens against whom “final orders” of [...]

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Options to Escape the H-1B “Cap Trap!”

The debate over the United States economy and dearth of high-tech workers has spotlighted the H-1B professional working visa in the press.  Nonetheless, Congress has been slow to respond in the face of economic [...]

What To Do If ICE Comes Calling – Know Your Rights!

Immigrant Rights Protecting California Immigration Attorney With the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has already been ramping up arrests of non-citizens at [...]

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Removal Proceedings Under President Trump – What To Do

How to Deal with Removal Proceedings in the Trump Era Under the Trump Administration, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been ramping up prosecution of removal proceedings against non-citizens at record rates. Many [...]

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Common Citizenship Test Questions & Answers

If you are preparing to take the test for U.S. citizenship, it’s a good idea to study and prepare yourself ahead of time so you have the best chances of passing and officially becoming an [...]

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Appealing USCIS Decisions

Answers to Common Questions about Appealing USCIS Decisions. When you need to change your immigration status, you will have to deal with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and in many cases, you will have [...]

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