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  • Asylum: The One-Year Application Rule and the Exceptions
    Asylum: The One-Year Application Rule and the Exceptions

    Have you arrived in the United States within the last year and not applied for asylum? If you have not applied for asylum yet, please note that the failure to apply within a year can lead to complex ...

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  • What is Pending Asylee Status?
    What is Pending Asylee Status?

    One of the most common misconception is that a person who came to the United States in some legal status (let’s say J1, F1 or B) can create a bridge in his/her legal status with an asylum application ...

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  • Travel Ban General Overview
    Travel Ban General Overview

    Late 2017, the Trump administration revised the visa process to make it easier to deport U.S. residents or deny entry to people visiting the U.S. The Muslim travel ban now allows the government to ...

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  • Twin problems: How Pending Criminal Charges and Non-Citizenship Status Present Removability Problems, But Also Opportunities
    Twin problems: How Pending Criminal Charges and Non-Citizenship Status Present Removability Problems, But Also Opportunities

    It’s frightening enough being suspected, investigated for or having been arrested for a crime. It’s doubly frightening when you’re not a US citizen, especially in a climate of intolerance, fear and ...

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  • Is DACA Back?
    Is DACA Back?

    Post Trump, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (also known as DACA) has gone through several confusing phases. Yet, many have been asking us, where is DACA as of today, May 29, 2018? In January ...

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  • Marijuana and Immigration
    Marijuana and Immigration

    On January 1, 2018, Proposition 64 allowed for the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana. The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act, also know as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. ...

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