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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Alabama’s Immigration Law

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Determined not to be outdone by Arizona, Alabama assertively staked its claim to the title of most racist state in the nation. Today Alabama, passed a bill making it a crime to knowingly give an illegal immigrant a ride! The unconstitutional bill passed today also requires require law enforcement officers “to attempt to determine the…

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Illegal Immigrants Pay Taxes Too

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

I commonly encounter people who wrongly claim that illegal immigrants soak up all of our society’s benefits without paying taxes. This is incorrect. They pay sales taxes whenever they buy anything. If they rent or own an apartment or house they pay property taxes (either directly or through the landlord which is built into the…

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Georgia Passes Costly Immigration Measure

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Yet another state passed an immigration enforcement bill like Arizona’s measure. The new Georgia law allows police to investigate the immigration status of certain suspects and requires businesses to verify work eligibility of new hires. Like Arizona’s SB1070 many believe this will lead to racial profiling. Georgia’s business community fears this provision will particularly hurt…

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San Diego Area Bakery Indicted

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

The French Gourmet, Inc. was recently indicted for knowingly hired undocumented workers. The bakery and its owners are charged with 14 felony accounts including making false statements and shielding undocumented aliens from detection. The owners received “no match letters” from the Social Security Administration, but continued to pay the workers in cash. The employee and…

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform: big or better?

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

This Sunday, as the House of Representatives was busy passing Obama’s health care plan, the National Mall was filled with advocates for what many dare to hope will be his next large-scale initiative; Comprehensive Immigration Reform. The question however, is whether pro-immigration forces in Congress and the Obama-administration still have the political capital and/or will…

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Modern Day Slavery

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

In an engaging and nuanced piece of investigative journalism, the Kansas City Star is producing a five day series this week focusing on Human Trafficking:  http://www.kansascity.com/trafficking/ Highlighting the need for increased outreach in immigrant communities, and increased training for law enforcement in identifying victims, this in depth report reminds American’s that trafficking exists throughout our…

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