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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Obama’s Immigration Proposal

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

While overseas in Myanmar President Obama announced that he plans to use his executive authority to institute immigraiton reform. Frustrated by Congress’ inability to pass an immigration bill, Obama believes this is his only option for immigration reform. As a result the media is buzzing and the Republican party is already planning how to denounce…

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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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Immigration in Perspective: Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found to have improperly used public funds, lost multiple law suits for violating individuals civil rights, and used his office to maliciously prosecute political opponents.  These are not things he is accused of doing, they are cases which he lost.  He parades inmates through the streets in pink underwear.  These…

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Immigration in Perspective: Top Ten Ways Obama Can Make Positive Steps Towards Immigration Reform Without Waiting for Congress

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Top Ten Ways Obama Can Make Positive Steps Towards Immigration Reform Without Waiting for Congress 1. End DHS’s broad interpreta­tion of aggravated felony which currently includes misdemeano­rs. 2. Require DHS attorneys to use more prosecutor­ial discretion in dismissing cases once evidence indicates the immigrant will prevail. An example of this was a client of mine…

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Obama to Lay Out Immigration Plan?

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

So far Obama has failed to deliver on one of his major campaign promises, immigration reform. He is scheduled to deliver a speech on Tuesday in El Paso, Texas to address this issue. Hopefully his plans will unveil something promising, as so far he has refused to use his constitutionally granted executive power to initiate…

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