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I want to be YOUR Lawyer… (wait for it)… for FREE!

Hey! It’s Josh here again. Valentine’s Day is almost here, and with it… Love, marriage, friendship & commitment! I’m a HUGE fan of promoting these feelings & values during this very special time, especially during this challenging pandemic. Which is why… I have prepared something very special for those going through the K-1 Fiancé VISA …

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President Biden Signs New Executive Orders on Immigration

On February 2nd, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration Systems and Strengthening Integration and Inclusion Efforts for New Americans. The collection of three executive actions are focused on rolling back Trump Administration regulations and strengthening our country’s immigration policies. It is the latest part of a more …

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LIVE WITH JOSH – Answering all of your Biden-related questions!

Hey! It’s Josh here again. It has finally happened – Our new President has taken office! I’ll be honest… A glimmer of hope for immigrants around the world is something that’s no longer a distant dream, but part of the day-to-day conversation. Which is why… I bring you today the latest Q&A, where I answered …

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U.S. Government Deems Vaccination Sites “Sensitive Locations”; No Routine Immigration Enforcement

According to a report from NBC Los Angeles, the federal government has clarified that it will classify vaccination sites as ‘sensitive locations’ for the purposes of immigration law. In effect, this means that the government will not be conducting immigration raids or making immigration arrests at these sites but for the “most extraordinary of circumstances.” …

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Politico Report: Biden Administration Will Replace Top Immigration Court Official (A Trump Ally)

According to reporting from Politico, the Biden Administration is taking immediate action on our immigration courts. President Biden will replace James McHenry, a close ally of the Trump Administration, as the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review. It is an important change and a strong signal that the Biden Administration is taking the …

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LIVE WITH JOSH – Missed my New Year’s Q&A? I got you!

Hey! It’s Josh here again. I hope you’re staying safe, as well as health & love for your loved ones. This is still a difficult time for many families… Especially those who are still separated due to immigration reasons! Besides giving you an exclusive glimpse into my ‘Motivational Monday’ mug… I want to share with …

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Venezuelan-American Community Leaders Urge President Biden to Keep Promise on Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

According to reporting from the Caracas Chronicles, Venezuelan-American community leaders are urging President Biden to keep his campaign promise and deliver on the issue of Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Notably, as a candidate, President Biden made a specific pledge to extend legal protections to Venezuelans. In this article, our Los Angeles immigration lawyer explains the …

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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 …

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LIVE WITH JOSH – Amazing Immigration Insights Coming Your Way!

Hey! It’s Josh here again. I’ve been loving doing these recent Q&A’s for you. Not only do I get to briefly meet amazing people around the world… But I also get to help folks like you who want to become unstuck from immigration shackles. So please, keep your questions coming! Talking about immigration questions… Here …

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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 …

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When I File A Lawsuit To Get My Visa Out Of Administrative Processing, Who Am I Suing

When I File A Mandamus Lawsuit To Get My Visa Out Of Administrative Processing, Who Am I Suing? Here is a question that I get all the time from people who are considering hiring me to help them fight an administrative processing delay. When they go to the consulate, and they’re told that their visa …

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REPLAY – Answering all your immigration questions!

Hey! It’s Josh here again. The start of 2021 has been nothing short of HISTORIC. This means… There’s a LOT to talk about regarding immigration! Here’s something to remember: When it comes to immigration, getting the answer to not only our questions… But also listening to the experiences of other people in a similar situation …

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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 …

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Last Minute Asylum Restrictions

According to a report from Bloomberg, President Trump’s last minute attempt to restrict the asylum laws of the United States has been blocked by a federal judge. Known by some immigrant rights groups as the ‘death to asylum’, the new rule was set to go into effect on Monday, January 11th. Without the federal court …

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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 …

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Report: Amidst Uncertain Future, California Students are Applying for DACA

According to a report from the LAist, many California students are rushing to apply for DACA for the first time in over three years. The spree of applications comes as many vulnerable people are worried that the DACA door could suddenly be slammed shut again at any moment. Below, our Los Angeles DACA attorney discusses …

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Mission accomplished – I want to share this with you!

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. Why? Well, simply put, I completely FAILED 3 times before FINALLY accomplishing a …

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