On Friday, January 8, 2021, President-elect Joe Biden announced he will introduce immigration legislation “immediately” after his inauguration on January 20, 2021. Once in office, President Biden’s Attorney General designate, Merrick Garland, will begin an investigation into the separation of more than 2,600 children from their families at the U.S southern border and whether criminal […]Read More
What is the Current Status of DACA? Updated July 20, 2020 ¿Cuál es el estado actual de DACA? Actualizado 20 de julio de 2020
Although the DACA program is flawed in that it does not offer a pathway to permanent status in the U.S., it is critical as it protects its recipients from deportation and allows them to receive employment authorization. Through these protections, the DACA program has provided immigrant youth with access to higher education, better paying jobs, […]Read More
Our Team, Karen “Karina” Gonzalez, Administrative Assistant
Karina has been the Administrative Assistant with our team for the past year. Karina is responsible for processing our mail, scheduling consults, receiving payments, and greeting prospective and current clients. If you contact our office, you will most likely interact with Karina who is friendly, funny, and kind-hearted. In fact, our Karina is the most un-Karen “Karen” out there. Originally from #Mexico, Karina is fluent in Spanish. When not at the office Karina enjoys spending time with her husband and her fur-baby – a pug named Chato. Thank you, Karina, for being you. We are so fortunate to have you as part of our team! […]Read More
What is the Current Status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)?
The fate of over 650,000 young immigrants, who are American in every way except for being undocumented, rests in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court. Although the DACA program is flawed in that it does not offer a pathway to permanent status in the U.S., it is critical as it protects its recipients from […]Read More
DACA Is Alive and Well, Renew NOW!
On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, a federal judge ruled that the Trump administration’s reason for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was “arbitrary and capricious.” Judge John Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) did not have a valid reason […]Read More