Author Archives: Josh Goldstein

Lovers – My Gift To You

“Never marry the one you can live with, marry the one you cannot live without.” – Unknown I certainly did… I married my best friend, my soul mate, my better half, the future mother of my children, the one I wanted to see smile & laugh for the rest of my life. I certainly married... READ MORE

Renewing DACA? Four Tips to Help You Avoid Problems

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created as part of an executive order signed by President Barack Obama in 2012. When granted, DACA provides deferred action, including protection against deportation and access to a work permit. You must renew DACA to keep legal protections. Here, our Los Angeles DACA renewal attorney offers... READ MORE

Proposed California Bill Would Extend Food Assistance to Undocumented Immigrants

According to a report from The Sacramento Bee, a California state lawmaker has introduced legislation (Senate Bill 464) aimed at expanding food assistance benefits to undocumented immigrants and others who are currently ineligible for support based solely on their immigration status. In this article, our Los Angeles immigration advocates highlight three of the most important... READ MORE

LA Times Op-Ed: Hard Hit ICE Detention Facilities are Being Left Behind in COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

On February 15th, 2021, the Los Angeles Times published an important op-ed from Bill Ong Hing, a professional of law at the University of San Francisco, and Hamid Yazdan Panah, an advocacy director for Immigration Defense Advocates, an organization focused on ending the policies that detain and dehumanize people in immigrant communities. They raise an... READ MORE

Biden Administration Prepares Rollback of ‘Remain and Mexico’ Policy, Set to Begin Processing Asylum Applications

According to a new report from the Los Angeles Times, the Biden Administration is planning to start processing the application of asylum seekers who were forced to ‘remain in Mexico’ under rules and regulations put in place by President Trump. In doing so, the administration will allow thousands of migrants who have been stuck waiting... READ MORE

Biden Administration Set to Release New Guidelines for ICE that Could Reduce Arrests and Deportations

According to a report from The Texas Tribune, President Biden is set to unveil new guidelines for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents that reorient the agency’s policies away from harsh and aggressive immigration enforcement. Here, our Los Angeles deportation defense attorney explains the most important things you should know about the Biden Administration’s... READ MORE

FINALLY! Amazing news for those seeking visas!

Hey! It’s Josh here again. You know I love writing to you with GOOD news… And fortunately, today is a happy day for immigrants around the world looking for a better life in the US! Why? Well, President Biden has just revoked Presidential Proclamation 10014! Look, there’s no way around it – This update is... READ MORE

Immigration Law: Four Myths About Mandamus Cases

Is your visa application stuck in administrative processing? If so, it is normal to feel frustrated and confused. These often unexplained delays can drag on for months or even years. The good news is that you have some legal tools available. Through a mandamus lawsuit, you can hold the government accountable for making a decision.... READ MORE