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Woman with expired visa entitled to workers’ comp benefits

Many immigrants living in the Los Angeles area without proper documentation can feel like they have limited rights when it comes to employment. They might fear speaking out about unfair working situations because they worry about being identified as being in the country illegally and threatened with deportation. This fear didn’t stop one woman from [...]

By |2018-03-13T14:26:37+00:00November 29th, 2013|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Woman with expired visa entitled to workers’ comp benefits

Military families can apply for green cards inside the U.S.

Those who serve in our nation’s military and live in and around Los Angeles do so with great risk to their own lives. They are often put in stressful and perilous situations without much compensation. The fact that their families are safe and taken care of can be a great solace to these brave servicemen [...]

By |2018-04-17T18:30:41+00:00November 27th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Military families can apply for green cards inside the U.S.

ACLU files lawsuit against feds for detainers

In order for immigration officials to keep someone in custody, they have to have evidence that they are actually in the country illegally. Simply having a hunch that the person is here illegally is not good enough. This is the basis for a lawsuit filed recently by immigration advocates and Southern California's American Civil Liberties Union against [...]

By |2018-03-26T17:02:11+00:00July 2nd, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on ACLU files lawsuit against feds for detainers