• USCIS TO ALLOW APPLICANTS WHO ARE THE SPOUSE OR PARENT OF LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS TO APPLY FOR THE I-601A WAIVER

    Immigration Corner

    SPOUSE OR PARENT OF PERMANENT RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR PROVISIONAL WAIVER USCIS TO ALLOW APPLICANTS WHO ARE THE SPOUSE OR PARENT OF LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS TO APPLY FOR THE I-601A PROVISIONAL WAIVER By Raul Ray, Esq. An undocumented immigrant who has been in the USA unlawfully, and who wants...
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    Immigration Corner

    Meet Emma, The New Virtual Assistant for Spanish Users of the USCIS Immigration Website By Raul Ray, Esq. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service, (USCIS), processes applications for such immigration benefits as green cards, work permits, travel document and naturalization. As an agency of the U.S. Department of...
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    People’s Caravan Fights Racism From Cleveland to Philly

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Dozens of advocates for racial justice and peace arrived in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention this weekend, making the trek together after protesting at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The Grassroots Global Justice Alliance organized the event, dubbing it...
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    Santa Clara County Crack Down on Immigration Fraud

    Office of the Sheriff Santa Clara County, CA— In partnership with the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, Sheriff Deputies arrested two individuals on Friday July 15, who were illegally providing immigration services in San Jose. Acting on a tip, the Sheriff’s Notario Fraud Investigations Unit determined that Al...
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    Sierra & Tierra: Cuatro Hombres sin Piedad

    Javier Sierra Sierra Club Como el clásico de Hollywood “12 Hombres sin Piedad”, los cuatro magistrados de la Corte Suprema que votaron en contra de las órdenes ejecutivas del Presidente Obama sobre inmigración, se mostraron despiadados ante una tragedia nacional que afecta a millones de seres humanos. En el...
  • Learn how to get your legal documents!

    Immigration Corner

    Legal Status for Crime Victims and their Family Members By Raul Ray, Esq. •U nonimmigrant status for victims of crimes If you are or were the victim of a certain crime in the USA, you as well as certain family members may be eligible to receive what is called...
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    Immigration Corner

      By Raul Ray, Esq. On June 27, 2015, in a landmark opinion, Obergefell v. Hodges, The US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s...
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    Immigration Corner

    Raul Ray, Esq. On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a split decision on President Obama’s, November 20, 2014, executive actions on immigration that expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and created Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA).   The split decision upholds a Texas...
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    GETTING CLOSER TO DECISION

    By Raul Ray, Esq. A decision by the Supreme Court on President Obama’s  DAPA and Expanded DACA initiatives could be handed down as early  as next week.   The court’s current term, which started October 2015, will conclude at the end of  this month. If the court rules in...