Category Archives: Immigration Law

Top Five Things To Look For When Hiring A Lawyer

It’s impossible to predict when tragedy will strike like in the case of car accidents, injury from medical malpractices, or custody struggles. Fighting legal battles related to these matters can get emotional and messy, but with the help of the right law firm, you can sail smoothly through the trying times. Attorneys are professionals with […]

Two New Stricter Immigration Laws That Could Affect You

The United States is a nation of immigrants and it has long been the history of this country to generously take in “the huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” However, over the past few years, the immigration laws of the United States have grown increasingly difficult to understand and navigate. They have also become increasingly […]

Court Orders Prompt Release Of Immigrant Children From Family Detention

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the American Immigration Council (Council) welcome a decision released Friday evening by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in Flores v. Lynch, No. 85-04544 (C.D.Ca.), which ruled that children should generally be released from detention within five days-preferably to a parent, including a parent with whom they […]

Mandatory Detention: When Immigration And Customs Enforcement May Hold A Noncitizen Without Bond

With a crime on someone’s record, there’s a good chance that an arrest by immigration authorities will be followed by detention. When a noncitizen comes into the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), one of the first things that the deportation officer will do is determine whether or not to grant a bond. A […]