Immigrants in California: The Facts

Immigrants make essential contributions to our community. Los Angeles County is home to 3.45 million immigrants, the most of any county nationwide. LA County has more immigrants than the second and third ranked counties (Miami-Dade County, FL and Harris County, TX) combined. Of course, it is not just Los Angeles County. Immigrants are valued members... READ MORE

Bipartisan Legislators Reintroduce Farm Workforce Modernization Act; Supported by California Farm Bureau

According to a report from Lake Coast News, representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-California) and Dan Newhouse (R-Washington) have reintroduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. The bill, which previously passed in the House of Representatives before stalling in the U.S. Senate, seeks to reform the country’s agricultural immigration system. In this article, our Los Angeles immigration law... READ MORE

Biden Administration Tells Supreme Court it is Dropping Defense of President Trump’s Public Charge Rule

According to reporting from NBC News, the Biden Administration informed the Supreme Court that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is dropping its defense of the former President Trump’s so-called ‘Public Charge’ rule. With consent of the parties, the nation’s highest court dismissed the upcoming case on the matter. In this article, our Los Angeles immigration... READ MORE

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