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Hire a qualified Immigration Attorney and Deportation Lawyer

Hiring a Deportation Attorney is Critical to the Success of the Case

 

Hiring a Los Angeles Immigration Attorney is critical to the successful outcome of your case. Immigration Law is changing all the time. What used to be the law is no longer the law. What once was not permitted is permitted at the present time. There are regulations, laws, cases, memorandum, policy and many other factors.  Many times people will think that completing a case is as easy as just filling out some forms. Unfortunately, it is much more complicated than this. An Immigration Attorney is able to look at all the areas of immigration law in order to determine how a particular situation might affect another area of immigration law.

 

For example, somebody might come to the U.S. on a B2 Visitor Visa and get married two weeks later. They might look online to see the forms they need to complete to get a green card based on a marriage petition.  Then, at the interview, the case is denied and the applicant is deported. Why? It would have been fraud to get married within 30 days of entry to the U.S under those circumstances. An Immigration Attorney would have clearly seen this issue and advised the clients what to do and how to avoid the allegation of fraud.

 

Another situation might be somebody applying for naturalization in order to become a U.S. Citizen. For example,  this person received their green card through employment and has no crimes, did not stay outside the U.S. for more than 2 weeks and has good moral character. Sounds easy? In this case, not only was the naturalization denied, but the person was put into deportation/removal proceedings. Why? Because it turns out that the company that petitioned the person for the green card went bankrupt prior to actually working at the company. The naturalization officer stated green card should never have been given. A qualified Immigration Attorney would have seen this issue and prepared the legal arguments accordingly to have a much better chance of winning.

 

You can search for all types of attorneys to help you. Legally they can. However, the reality is that only a qualified and experienced immigration attorney with years of experience in deportation law can help you in removal/ deportation and waiver cases.The immigration attorney might have to go with you to the asylum office and help with your arguments once in front of the officer. The immigration attorney will know what office is necessary to send the petition, application or documentation. It is much more difficult that it would appear when you have Immigration related offices all over the place. Most of the time the Los Angeles immigration attorney will be able to go with you or on your behalf to the immigration facility.

 

Immigration Law is like a 10,000 piece puzzle. If the immigration attorney is  a certified specialist in immigration law, then he or she can look how one situation might affect another area of immigration law. Even if you decide not to hire an immigration attorney, the initial consultation would be a good idea. At least the immigration attorney would make you aware of the issues that present themselves and to determine the path that is best to resolve your situation. A qualified immigration and deportation lawyer can see how naturalization, residency, inadmissibility, deportability, and many other factors all work together.

BIA Says Noncitizens Who Assist in Persecution Need Not Have a Persecutory Motive to Be Subject to the Persecutor Bar

In a precedent decision issued today, the BIA held that the persecutor bar in INA §241(b)(3)(B)(i) applies to a noncitizen who assists or otherwise participates in the persecution of an individual because of that person’s race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion, without regard to the noncitizen’s personal motivation for assisting or participating in the persecution. The court found that the persecutor bar applied to the Salvadoran respondent because, regardless of his own motives, he assisted in the persecution of an individual because of the individual’s political opinion. Accordingly, the court concluded that the respondent failed to establish that he was eligible for special rule cancellation of removal under NACARA.

Virgina Ct. Says Burglary NOT aggravated felon

The Fourth Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that the offense of statutory burglary in Virginia does not constitute an aggravated felony under the categorical approach for purposes of immigration law.

Privacy Going Away

DHS Issues New Privacy Policy Guidance on Collection, Use, Retention, and Dissemination of Personally Identifiable Information

 

Following President Trump’s issuance of Executive Order 13768, which states that agencies may no longer extend the protections of the Privacy Act to individuals other than U.S. citizens and LPRs, DHS has updated its privacy policy.

Temporary Spending Bill Approved

Congress approved a stopgap bill to fund the government for another week. This bill will reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center, Conrad 30 J Waiver, and Special Immigrant Non-Minister Religious Worker programs. Over the weekend, Congress will continue negotiating on a long-term spending bill, including President Trump’s request to fund his massive enforcement plan, including more detention beds and deportation agents.

TPS to end for some countries unless renewed

Designations of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone terminate effective May 21, 2017.

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Is Overwhelming a Strained System

The number of pending cases in immigration courts looks poised to grow as the Trump administration begins removing undocumented immigrants who weren’t previously targeted. AILA board member Jeremy McKinney explained that the 2014 migrant wave at the southern border first put a strain on the interior immigration courts

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