A Broad Look at the Current Border Crisis

This is going to be a long blog post.  Over the past several days, I have spent untold hours responding to questions and trying to clarify immigration law for friends, colleagues, and family members.  Instead of continuing to do this, I wanted to sit down and write a comprehensive blog post that answers most of

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Central American Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Update

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is designated by the Secretary of Homeland Security based upon a determination that nationals of the designated country cannot safely return to their home country.  Usually, a country is designated for TPS after a natural disaster, such as an earthquake, or during an armed conflict, such as the present conflict in

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Do I Need an Immigration Lawyer?

One of the most common questions asked by people either petitioning for a family member or that have family members in deportation/removal proceedings is:  “Do I need an immigration attorney?”  “Need” is a tough word to pin down.   Do you need an immigration lawyer in the sense that you are legally obligated to have

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