“Joseph Hearings”

In the context of immigration law, there are different types of procedures which apply to individuals who have to appear in immigration court. A “Joseph Hearing” comes from a Board of Immigration Appeals case in 1999 called Matter of Joseph. What is a Joseph Hearing?...

Why It’s Important to See an Attorney

Why it’s important to see an attorney – Immigration law in the United States is constantly changing and can be overwhelming for people who are going through the process in order to receive their immigration benefit. Sometimes, people make mistakes by submitting...

Pointers for Your Immigration Case

Pointers for your immigration case – This entry is not designed to provide specific insights into one area of immigration law rather, the purpose of this entry is to provide some general pointers and guidance on how to approach your first application for an...

Providing Your Social Media Information for a Visa?

Providing your social media information for a visa – In March of 2018, President Donald Trump proposed a series of immigration reform policies, including what he called an “extreme vetting” procedure, which should be in place for all individuals who seek to...

Mexican National Guard Mobilizes

Mexican National Guard mobilizes – As the Trump administration continues with its barrage of proposals for immigration law reform, the U.S.-Mexico border has been caught up in a great deal of discussion. The administration often points out that a large number of...

T Visa

T visa – Every year, the criminal enterprise of human trafficking rakes in billions of dollars, which it is why it may be the fastest growing criminal activity in the United States. The T visa is a type of nonimmigrant visa which was created in 2000 in order to...