Blog Posts in 2009

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Asylum Seekers will No Longer be Detained

Recently, the Obama administration informed that nation that it will stop detaining asylum seekers if they have reasonable fear of persecution in their home countries. In order to be released, asylum ...

Workers in New York Used Forged Immigration Documents

In Newburgh, New York, authorities are reporting that approximately one dozen workers at a warehouse in New York used forged immigration documents to obtain positions. Each of the immigrants were ...

Judge Puts Temporary Hold on College Student's Deportation

The deportation of a Florida State University graduate student has been delayed. The immigration judge presiding over 23-year-old Andrea Huerfano's case has given the student and activist six more ...

ICE Arrests 286 Immigrants in California

On December 10, one of the largest operations conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ended. The operation lasted three days and led to the arrest of 286 foreign nationals with ...

Georgians May Need to Prove Citizenship in Order to Vote

The Georgia State Elections Board will vote today whether or not to adopt a ruling that would require all Georgia voters to prove their citizenship. If adopted, the controversial ruling would take ...

Why Hire an Immigration Lawyer?

Whether you are applying for a work visa, you are petitioning for citizenship, or you need help fighting a deportation order, there are many benefits to working with a skilled immigration attorney. ...

Man Facing Deportation Dies in Detention Center

Boston, Massachusetts - officials from the state are reporting that a man from the Dominican Republic died while he was in federal custody. The many was being held for immigration violations when he ...

Law Office of Ruby Lichte Powers becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

Law Office of Ruby Lichte Powers becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to announce that Houston Immigration Attorney, Law Office of Ruby Lichte Powers, has become a member ...

Man Seeking Asylum in U.S. Slain

In San Francisco, a man by the name of Lassaad Bokri, 38, was found stabbed to death in the pizzeria where he was employed. Bokri sought asylum in the United States because he feared persecution in ...

HIV Positive Foreigners Now Allowed to apply for Green Cards in U.S.

Earlier in November, the federal government declared that foreigners who had tested positive for HIV would now be allowed to visit the country and to apply for green cards. Prior to this declaration, ...

Two Miami Dade Students Facing Deportation Released

Miami-Dade, Florida - two students from Miami Dade College were recently released from the Broward County detention center this Friday. Eight days prior, the students had been detained by federal ...

Immigration Audits Ordered for 1,000 U.S. Companies

Due to increased attacks on undocumented workers in the U.S., officials have ordered that 1,000 companies will be audited. The announcement was made on November 19th and will bring the number of 2009 ...

Lesbian U.S. Soldier Seeks Asylum After Receiving Death Threats

A U.S. soldier's rejected application for asylum will be reviewed by the Canadian refugee board. Private Bethany Smith, 21, is seeking asylum in Canada after another Army soldier "outed" her to ...

Mass. Lawmakers Consider In-State Tuition for Immigrant Students

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are reconsidering a bill that would allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition prices at public universities and colleges. The bill was originally shot down three ...

1,250 Janitors Fired in Minnesota after Immigration Audit

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, it is being reported that approximately 1,250 janitors were fired in October after an immigration audit. According to reports, the janitors worked in the Twin Cities and had ...

Eliana Phelps becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

Eliana Phelps becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to announce that Upland Immigration Attorney, Eliana Phelps, has become a member of our immigration lawyer directory. If ...

16 Businesses Found in Violation of New SC Immigration Law

Sixteen businesses have been cited under South Carolina's new immigration law. The law requires businesses with 100 or more employees to verify an employee's immigration status before hiring them. ...

Obama Overturns Ban on HIV-Positive Travelers

President Obama has signed a bill that overturns a 22-year-old ban preventing HIV-positive tourists, students, and refugees from entering the United States. The lift is set to take effect at the ...

Man Faces Deportation for Identity Theft

A man in Monmouth, Illinois has been detained by federal immigration authorities and now faces deportation after he attempted to use another man's identification. According to police, the man tried to ...

Law Office of Vidal L. Cordova becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

Law Office of Vidal L. Cordova becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to announce that San Diego Immigration Attorney, Law Office of Vidal L. Cordova, has become a member of ...

Watson Immigration Law becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

Watson Immigration Law becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to announce that Seattle Immigration Attorney, Watson Immigration Law, has become a member of our immigration ...

Muston & Jack P.C. becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

Muston & Jack P.C. becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to announce that San Jose Immigration Attorney, Muston & Jack P.C., has become a member of our immigration lawyer ...

San Francisco Considers New Immigration Sanctuary Policy

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee has voted to send new legislation to the full board for approval that would change the city's current sanctuary policy for illegal ...

Law Offices of David M. Sperling becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney

Law Offices of David M. Sperling becomes a member of Find an Immigration Attorney. We are pleased to announce that Huntington Station Immigration Attorney, Law Offices of David M. Sperling, has become ...

Immigration Raid Leads to 5 Arrests in Phoenix

In Peoria, Arizona, it is being reported that a recent immigration raid at a landscaping and hauling business led to five arrests. One arrest occurred on-site and the other four occurred off-site. ...
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