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Immigration News & Resources

The New DACA Rules

Posted September 6, 2017 11:51 am
The New DACA Rules Dear friends: In wake of the news that the government has decided to phase out DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), we would like to make you aware that: USCIS will no longer be accepting initial requests for DACA, but will adjudicate initial requests for DACA received for processing by Sept. … [Read entire content]

A second chance with immigration?

Posted August 28, 2017 8:58 am
A second chance with immigration? Dear friends: When we look back on our lives, irrespective of our age, there are always decisions and actions we would like to take back. In family relationships, at school, in sports and even at work, we are constantly given “second chances”, but the same is not true for legal … [Read entire content]

What are your constitutional rights if an immigration officer stops you?

Posted June 26, 2017 1:59 pm
What are your rights if an immigration officer stops you? Dear friends: Every individual in the United States have rights, regardless of their legal status. These constitutional rights are stipulated and written in the U.S. Constitution, and in particular, in the First 10 Amendments. Any law or act in contradiction to the Constitution is unlawful … [Read entire content]

Trump Executive Order: January 25, 2017

Posted February 24, 2017 5:35 pm
Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

Trump Executive Order – January 27, 2017

Posted 5:28 pm
Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

What can happen with my immigration status if I am arrested?

Posted November 19, 2015 10:33 pm
What happens with my immigration status if I have been arrested by the police? Dear friends, This is one of the most common questions that comes up when a person who is not a US citizen has any problem with the police or is arrested. In general, any criminal charge, even if the person is … [Read entire content]

Obtaining a U.S. Permanent Residence/Green Card

Posted November 5, 2015 10:09 pm
Infographic: Obtaining a U.S. Permanent Residence/Green Card The 3 most common ways to obtain U.S. permanent residence or the green card are: Family based petitions, business or employment-based petitions, and special programs. This infographic below illustrates each of these options. If you would like legal representation from one of our experienced immigration lawyers in Boston, … [Read entire content]

How to Obtain U.S. Permanent Residence/Green Card

Posted September 29, 2015 2:48 pm
The 3 Most Common Ways to Obtain U.S. Permanent Residence/Green Card Dear friends, As many of us know, the path to US citizenship for immigrants starts with first obtaining a green card. To commemorate the Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to address, the 3 most common ways to obtain U.S. permanent residence or the green … [Read entire content]

President Obama’s Executive Order

Posted June 12, 2015 3:15 pm
President Obama’s Executive Order: What Does it Mean for You? Frequently Asked Questions on Obama’s Executive Order December 2014 by Desmond P. FitzGerald, Immigration Attorney, Boston, MA Dear friends, If you are like most of immigrants in the U.S., you are probably wondering who will benefit from President Obama’s recently announced Executive Order. You probably … [Read entire content]

Qualifying for an L visa

Posted June 9, 2015 5:42 pm
Requirements to qualify for an L visa (for intra Company transfers) Dear friends, Some individuals who have been employed outside the United States may qualify for an L-1 Visa, for Intra-company Transfers. Executives or managers, may qualify for an L-1A visa and those in a position that requires specialized knowledge may qualify for an L-1B … [Read entire content]

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