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President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Today, November 20, 2014 marks an important day in the search for immigration reform. President Obama issued an executive order today whereby certain persons will be eligible to remain in the country without fear of deportation. Certain conditions must be met by the applicant including the following: 1. The applicant must have a US Citizen […]

President Obama’s Expected Executive Action on Immigration

Again, we see a flurry of news about possible changes in immigration policy. President Obama has prepared new executive measures that could potentially allow millions of illegal immigrants to remain in the U.S. without fear of deportation. The ramifications of the executive action on immigration are potentially enormous and life changing. The Details of the […]

The President Orders Review of U.S. Deportation Practices

President Obama recently announced a review of current deportation practices that potentially affects tens of thousands of immigrant families. This announcement came while Obama was meeting with Latino lawmakers who are seeking ways to resuscitate an immigration overhaul. The Details of the President’s Order Obama’s order requests Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to do […]

Is There a Different Application Process for Citizens in a Same-Sex Marriage To Petition Their Spouse For Legal Permanent Residency (Green Card)?

Marriage Act (DOMA). This holding was also a win for citizens who may now petition their same-sex spouses to reside permanently in the United States. The question some same-sex couples are now asking is whether their petition for their spouse will be denied just because they are not an opposite sex couple. Gay or Straight, […]