Category Archives: Immigration News

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.... READ MORE

The “Ten Year Scare” Immigrants are Forced into

In 1996, the United States Congress passed the Illegal Immigration Reform and Responsibility Act (IIRIRA). The legislation had wide-ranging ramifications; it affected everything from border security to criminal racketeering regulations. It also included harsh provisions related to undocumented immigrants. Specifically, it dramatically restricted the rights of any person who has overstayed their visa or entered... READ MORE

Hillary Clinton’s Views on Immigration

On July 28th, 2016, Hillary Clinton was officially nominated as the presidential candidate for the Democratic party. After a long primary campaign, in which she defeated Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Clinton emerged victorious at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia. If Hillary Clinton becomes the next president, her policies could have a major impact on immigrants... READ MORE

Donald Trump’s Views on Immigration

On July 21st, 2016, Donald Trump officially became the presidential nominee of the Republican party. After defeating rivals that included Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Ohio Governor John Kasich and Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Trump was nominated at the GOP convention in Cleveland. Trump has made headlines on many different issues throughout this campaign, including on... READ MORE