The Basics: I’m Undocumented Do I Qualify Under The Expansion of Deferred Action Just Announced?

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

In his November 20th announcement President Obama expanded his policy of providing deferred action and work authorization to long-term residents of the US. From the little we know so far, the expansion includes individuals who’ve been residing in the US since 1/1/2010 if they fall into either of two categories: 1. Are the parent of…

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Fallen Soldier’s Mother Faces Deportation

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Last week, Feldman Feldman & Associates attorney Danielle Rosché had the honor of representing the mother of fallen US service member, Captain Jennifer Moreno. Jennifer died in Afghanistan in October 2013 when her unit was attacked by an IED.  Jennifer was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor due to her actions during the fight when…

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Released WikiLeaks cables may mean higher scrutiny for H-1B & L-1 visa processing, particularly for aliens from Mexico, Libya and Iceland

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Newly released WikiLeaks show that U.S. State Department officials have had rising concerns about fraud in H-1B and L-1 visa applications in countries that don’t get much attention for it – Mexico, Libya and Iceland. Typically, countries such as China, India, Philippines, and others receive higher fraud scrutiny but countries such as Iceland were not…

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New export control attestation starts February 20 for H-1B, L-1 and O-1 petitions

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Beginning February 20, 2011, U.S. employers will have to certify their compliance with U.S. export licensing requirements when petitioning for H-1B, H1-B1, L-1, and O-1A visa classifications on behalf of employees. The new I-129 form requires employers to review the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and to classify…

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