/Tag: legal status

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.

Small number of Filipinos have applied for deferred action

If you came to Los Angeles from another country when you were a child, this country is probably all that you know. The thoughts of having to leave it and return to a country that you likely do not even remember can be terrifying. This is why so many immigrants are excited about the Deferred [...]

By |2018-04-06T19:46:36+00:00September 19th, 2013|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on Small number of Filipinos have applied for deferred action

New study reveals statistics on deferred action applicants

It seems unfair that someone who was brought to Los Angeles or the rest of the country illegally as a young child should be punished for something that was out of his or her control. Many argue that because these children were more or less raised in the U.S. and attended school here, this country [...]

By |2018-04-04T17:16:59+00:00September 13th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New study reveals statistics on deferred action applicants

Recent deportee finds hope in new immigration bill

The deportation of immigrants is cause for growing concern among some lawmakers in Congress. The Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles estimates that since 2002, there have been four million immigrants deported from the country. Half of those have occurred since 2008. A new immigration bill presented to the Senate could act to [...]

By |2018-04-18T14:51:28+00:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Recent deportee finds hope in new immigration bill

New bill proposes legal status for 11 million immigrants

In virtually every piece of legislation that is presented to Congress, there is both good and bad. A new immigration bill is no exception. In an effort to reform immigration, four Democrats and four Republicans have worked together to come up with a bill that they think will help the problem. The good news is [...]

By |2018-04-23T16:50:18+00:00May 2nd, 2013|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on New bill proposes legal status for 11 million immigrants