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

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Over three years ago I created a list of ten ways that President Obama could use his administrative powers to effect positive change in our immigration system without waiting for Congress.  Here’s the link to my article from May, 2011: http://immigrateme.com/top-10-ways-obama-can-tackle-immigration-reform-without-congressional-approval/ Well three years later President Obama has implemented some of my recommendations but immigrant…

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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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My spouse is illegal

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

One of the most common phone calls we receive, is someone saying “My spouse is illegal.” or “I want to get papers for my wife.” First off, the proper term for someone who is here without proper immigration status is that they are “undocumented”. Yes, undocumented persons can sometimes obtain documents and become a permanent…

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