It has been a busy weekend since the Executive Orders were signed and our country is seeing some of the immediate implications, particularly relating to the 90 day travel ban for immigrants from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and Libya. Due to the expansiveness of the Order, we are advising anyone who is a national of any of the seven countries not to travel, even if they are...Read More
The second Executive Order that was signed yesterday was titled “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” and deals specifically with issues relating to immigration through the southern border. This Order calls for the immediate “plan, design, and construct” of a wall along the southern border, as well as the construction of additional facilities to detain immigration...Read More
On Wednesday, President Trump signed two additional executive orders that will lead to pronounced changes in the priorities and enforcement activities of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. While we will discuss how these new orders may eventually affect our clients’ statuses and options, it is important to remember that many policies and initiatives such as these must be funded through the...Read More
Today, we are learning more about the Executive Orders that have been signed by the President of the United States concerning immigration and our attorneys are diligently working to understand what changes we can expect and how these changes may affect our clients. This is a brief summary on what we know now and we will update you as we learn more about how these orders will impact you.
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On November 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States and with his election has come many questions about what this means for immigrants in the United States. While many questions have arisen about deportation enforcement and other various immigration policies, attorney across the country are fielding numerous calls about what this may mean for recipients and...Read More
November 25th, 2016 is a day I will never forget as long as I live. It’s the day that Fidel Castro died. Castro for a lot of Cubans around the world including myself his existence brings up deep pain. As an immigration and criminal lawyer in North Carolina I see my family’s struggle in a lot of my client’s stories. Twenty years after my family immigrated to the United States, Castro’s death...Read More