Immigration Corner

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    Immigration in 2017 under Trump Administration

    By Raul Ray, Esq. With the inauguration of President-Elect Trump around the corner, there is tremendous anxiety in immigrant communities across the country on the future of immigration in the USA. During his campaign, Trump repeatedly promised to ramp up enforcement of our immigration laws, go on a border...
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    Immigration Corner

    By Raul Ray, Esq. A recent increase of unaccompanied children fleeing Central America and being detained at the US border in Texas could spark a repeat of the 2014 migrant crisis.  Almost 68,000 unaccompanied children were apprehended between October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014, according to U.S. Customs...
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    No justice in defending yourself in U.S. Immigration Court By Raul Ray, Esq. The biggest challenge for immigrants facing deportation is convincing an immigration judge to let them stay in the USA.   Without the representation of an experience deportation defense attorney, immigrants face an uphill battle in winning...
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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...
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    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...