Immigration Law Blog

 

The U.S. President’s First 100 Days in Office

A presidential term lasts for 1466 days, but no point of any presidency is more important than the first 100 days. Historically, a highly disproportionate amount of a domestic legislation is passed during this period. Essentially, this is the president’s ‘honeymoon period’, when their influence is typically the highest. The concept of the ‘first 100…

Importance of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

On October 3rd, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) into law. Prior to the passage of this legislation, the United States actually used a nationality based quota system for admitting immigrants. The quota system, which was first enacted in the 1920s, severely restricted immigration into the United States from many…

State Department May Revoke Visa for DUI Arrest without Determination of Guilt

Under the American system of justice, individuals are supposed to be entitled to a presumption of innocence. To be convicted of a crime, you must be found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Unfortunately, things can be far more complicated for nonimmigrant visa holders. In fact, in some cases, adverse action may be taken against visa…

2016 Los Angeles Immigration Lawyer Scholarship Award Winner

We are proud to award the 2016 Los Angeles Immigration Lawyer scholarship to Melissa Candell, a student at the University of California, Berkeley. Melissa deserves recognition for her outstanding academic record. And by overcoming obstacles and helping others, Melissa’s story reflects the values and attributes that the immigration lawyers in our office strive to achieve.…