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Immigrants face deportation after pleading guilty to fraud

When a foreign citizen marries a United States citizen living in the Los Angeles area, he or she may be able to obtain a spouse visa and eventually become a citizen of the United States. In order to become a citizen, various requirements have to be met such as living with the spouse who is a U.S. [...]

By |2018-04-17T15:50:44+00:00December 6th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Immigrants face deportation after pleading guilty to fraud

Woman starts online petition for husband to get spousal visa

Imagine the pain and emotional distress you would feel at being forced to live apart from your spouse and child in a different country. Although it sounds like an unlikely scenario, this is the case for many families living in the Los Angeles area and around the country. A man currently living in Afghanistan has [...]

By |2018-03-09T16:47:22+00:00October 24th, 2013|Categories: Family Immigration, Immigration News|Tags: |Comments Off on Woman starts online petition for husband to get spousal visa

Man threatened with deportation granted one-year stay of removal

A large number of families living in the Los Angeles area could be classified as being “mixed-status” families. This means that the family contains at least one child who was born in the United States along with at least one family member that is an immigrant without legal status. In fact, the Pew Hispanic Center [...]

By |2018-04-04T16:54:08+00:00August 31st, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Man threatened with deportation granted one-year stay of removal

Immigration reform bill aims at reuniting families

With Congress considering major changes in the immigration system in the United States, there has been a major push in the last few months toward influencing the decision. Rallies and campaigns have occurred around the nation, including Los Angeles, in an effort to support immigration reform. Immigration reform bills come during a presidency that has [...]

By |2018-03-28T16:44:56+00:00June 21st, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration|Tags: , |Comments Off on Immigration reform bill aims at reuniting families

LGBT community fight for inclusion in immigration reform

While new immigration reform has made a lot of changes for the better for immigrants in the Los Angeles area, there is still a long way to go. This is especially true for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community who would like to see the same rights extended to them as [...]

By |2018-03-13T14:57:05+00:00May 8th, 2013|Categories: Family Immigration, Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on LGBT community fight for inclusion in immigration reform