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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CHILE JOINS THE VISA WAIVER PROGRAM

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Today marks the first day Chilean citizens may travel to the US without first obtaining a visa from the US Consulate.  Chile joins the other 38 countries whose nationals are able to take advantage of this much more convenient form of travel.  Citizens of Visa Waiver Program countries are allowed to complete the simple online…

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NEW N-400 FORM IS A MIXED BAG

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

USCIS has released a new form N-400 used to apply for citizenship as part of their continuing initiative to add barcodes to allow the information on the forms submitted to be easily scanned into their systems.  The new form is more than double the length of the prior forms so is surely going to be…

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USCIS Settles Law Suit Over Asylum Work Authorization

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Today, the Northwest Immigration Justice project along with volunteer attorneys settled a nationwide class action lawsuit that will now allow individuals seeking asylum in the US to receive employment authorization within the 6 month period required by law. Under the flawed system that existed prior to this settlement individuals with cases pending were often found…

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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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