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July 18, 2021

Can I Get a Green Card with a Marijuana Conviction?

A criminal conviction for possession of marijuana can make an application for adjustment of status more difficult, but still not impossible with the right help.

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July 4, 2021

Getting Visa Appointments During Covid

Learn how to obtain visas to travel to the U.S. even if your country is on the covid banned list.

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December 14, 2020

TPS Extended for Nine Months for El Salvador

USCIS announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nine month — from January 4, 2021 to October 4, 2021 — for recipients from six countries, inluding El Salvador. The other five countries included in the announcement are Haiti, Nicaragua, Honduras, Nepal, and Sudan.

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December 9, 2020

USCIS Accepting DACA Applications Again

USCIS just announced that it will comply with an order from a U.S. District Court judge to restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to the way it was before. After four years of various attempts to undermine, cancel, or just refuse to implement the program, the program is fully restored at this point.

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April 23, 2020

What is Parole in Place for Military Spouses?

Parole in Place (PIP) is a process by which spouses of members of the U.S. military -- including National Guard and Reserves and veterans -- can adjust status to permanent residents even if they would otherwise be ineligible due to unlawful entry.

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June 20, 2019

Know Your Rights During An Immigration Raid

Immigration raids have become commonplace as immigrants in San Antonio face increased enforcement actions. They might show up without notice in your home or the home of someone close to you. In the event that you find yourself caught in an immigration raid, use the following advice to protect your rights.

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August 1, 2018

What To Expect In Your US Citizenship Interview

To understand the naturalization process, it's important to highlight why the citizenship test and interview process are necessary.

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June 12, 2018

Can I Naturalize If I Have Criminal Convictions?

For legal permanent residents who have ever been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime the process becomes more complicated.

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February 23, 2018

How to Maintain Green Card Status

Now, more than ever, immigrants in the United States must be ready and prepared in case events spiral down against their favor. If this happens, be ready and prepared with the knowledge on how to maintain your green card.

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January 8, 2018

Trump Administration Ends Protected Status for 200,000 El Salvadoran Immigrants

A program that has allowed native El Salvadorans to live in the U.S. with temporary protected status was revoked. Now, 200,000 El Salvadorans must get help.

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December 22, 2017

What Can You Do to Effect Positive Change in our Immigration Laws?

Immigration policy changes fast during the Trump era. Already, we've seen DACA revoked, countless ICE raids, travel bans put in place for various countries, and a drastic change in the perception of all immigrants. Here's what you can do to help immigrants in need.

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November 29, 2017

Can You Get Deported if You Have a Misdemeanor?

You can get deported for some misdemeanors. However, it's critical to know the difference between what misdemeanors are grounds for legal deportation and which ones are not.

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October 12, 2017

The DREAM Act, DACA, and How This May All Help You

Now that DACA has been cancelled by the Trump administration, the fate of many immigrant minors rest in the hands of the DREAM Act. Will it pass?

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September 5, 2017

The Elimination of DACA – What You Need to Know

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration moved forward with efforts to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA). Here's what you need to know to adjust your immigration status accordingly.

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August 3, 2017

What is Parole-in-Place?

Parole-in-place can help families of military members naturalize in the U.S. without being forced to return home. How can you use parole-in-place?

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June 29, 2017

How to Get an Immigration Bond

If you or a loved one has been detained by ICE, you might need to get an immigration bond. Here's a comprehensive guide on how to get one.

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May 31, 2017

About the ICE Online Detainee Locator

As efforts by local and national governments ramp up to detain and deport undocumented immigrants, it's more important than ever to know where your loved one are. That's why we strongly encourage people to use the ICE Detainee Locator.

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April 28, 2017

Senate Bill 4, Sanctuary Cities, and What This Means For You

SB4, a law affecting sanctuary cities was passed on April 28, 2017 by the Texas House of Representatives. How does this affect your immigration status?

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March 7, 2017

The Trump Administration's New Executive Order Restricts Visas for Certain Immigrants

Executive Order 13769 restricts visas being issues to certain residents looking to enter the U.S. Here's what you need to know.

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March 1, 2017

What is happening to Immigration Laws in 2017?

There have been a lot of changes in 2017 so far regarding immigration laws. The Trump administration is enforcing national immigration laws more aggressively, and according to documents released by the Department of Homeland Security a couple weeks ago, there are even more rules on who to target.

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