Three reasons that should lead you to hire an immigration attorney

I have been practicing immigration law exclusively since before I passed the Florida Bar (under the supervision of a licensed attorney). I have seen this scenario more times than I care to admit.A client comes into my office for a consultation. I find out that the client had already filed a petition on his/her own…

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Is Immigration Reform Possible Even After Last Night’s Vote?

We all know that yesterday’s election results are very bad for immigration reform. After all, the last time we had a Democratic President with a Republican controlled Congress we witnesses the passage of IIRIRA (Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act). Despite last night’s vote, President Obama vowed today that he will be using his…

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BIA Issues Three Decisions Dealing with the Adam Walsh Act

The Board of Immigration Appeals issued three decision dealing with issues related to the Adam Walsh Act. The Adam Walsh Act prevents USCIS from approving any visa petition filed by a United States citizen if the Petitioner was convicted of a charge relating to the abuse of a minor. The Service could approve the petition…

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