President Biden Plans to Send Bill to Congress to Give Legal Status to 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants

The Biden Administration is starting to roll out its immigration reform plans—and some of the proposals are more ambitious than were previously expected. As reported by the Los Angeles Times, President Biden is expected to ask Congress to pass a legislation that, among other things, provides legal status to approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants. In... READ MORE

SPLC: A Man is Facing a Deportation Because of an Outdated and Racially Discriminatory Law

On January 14th, 2021, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) issued an emergency press release highlighting the story of a North Carolina man who is scheduled for deportation because of an obscure, racially discriminatory quirk of U.S. immigration law. Kelvin Silva, a 44-year-old man from Charlotte, is currently in ICE custody and faces imminent deportation... READ MORE

Immigration Law: A Guide to Spousal Visa Interviews

Each year, thousands of people become lawful permanent residents—and, eventually, U.S. citizens—through a spousal visa. A report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) found that the federal government issued approximately 2.3 million marriage-based green cards during a ten-year period. Although marriage is a common path to a green card, that does not mean it... READ MORE

Biden Administration, Mexican Government, and Others Left to Deal With President Trump’s Mess at the Southern Border

Officially referred to as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), the Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy has created a tremendous amount of hardship for vulnerable asylum seekers. With only a couple of weeks left in the administration, President-Elect Biden—and the Mexican government—are currently trying to figure out how to clean up the mess at the... READ MORE

Mission accomplished – I want to share this with you!

You’re the first person I thought I’d share this with in an email. Hey! It’s Josh here again.  “A real-life struggle…” I’m used to describing my client’s struggles this way, as the obstacles & situations they have to overcome are almost always…BEYOND BELIEF! However…Today I want to share a real-life struggle I faced in 2020.... READ MORE

K-1 Fiancé Visas Will Be Changing

Changes are coming! If you’re engaged to be married and are going through the K-1 Visa petition process, 2020 has been a rough year! During what should be one of the happiest times in your life preparing to get married, you’ve likely faced frustrating delays, problems at the National Visa Center, or consulates around the... READ MORE

Report: Public Health Experts Worry Immigration Fears May Prevent Undocumented People from Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

In recent weeks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two COVID-19 vaccines—one from Pfizer and one from Moderna. On December 14th, the first shipment of the vaccine arrived in Southern California. It is a desperately needed glimmer of hope on the horizon, as Los Angeles County recently set another new high for COVID-19 hospitalizations.... READ MORE

BREAKING (and not so great) Immigration News From Trump!

It’s important we talk about THIS! Hey! It’s Josh here again.  Happy New Year. I hope you and your family are safe and every day closer to your immigration goal! Sadly, today I have not so great news to share with you…Trump Has Extended His Previous Proclamation Into March Of This Year. Of course, this... READ MORE