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Voting by Accident and Citizenship

Voting by Accident and Citizenship

As the United States, 2020 General Election grows closer, more and more individuals are registering to vote for this historic election. With the Covid-19 pandemic still a prominent issue, voting will no doubt look different this year, but will that also help to...

DACA: Dead or Alive?

DACA: Dead or Alive?

In 2012 under the Obama administration, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was created to assist some individuals with unlawful presence in the United States after being brought to the country as children. DACA allows these individuals to receive a...

DACA Stays – Dreamers’ Dreams Come True…At Least For Now

DACA Stays – Dreamers’ Dreams Come True…At Least For Now

This year’s presidential election has one more significant stake - the fate of DACA recipients, otherwise known as “Dreamers.” The Supreme Court on June 17, 2020, rejected Donald Trump’s attempt to end the DACA program, handing a major victory to about 700,000...

The Dangers of Denaturalization

The Dangers of Denaturalization

A naturalization oath ceremony is a highly emotional event. It marks for many, a point in life where the road to U.S. citizenship has finally come to a close.  A common misconception is that once a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) naturalizes, that this...

COVID-19 in the Context of Immigration Benefits

COVID-19 in the Context of Immigration Benefits

It is Thursday, March 26, 2020, and tomorrow will mark two weeks that the office of Michael G. Murray, P.A. has operated remotely, serving our immigration clients from the safety of our homes. COVID-19 has affected immigrants in countless ways that remain to be fully...