Immigration Authorities to Step Up Deportations

Immigration Authorities to Step Up Deportations

As a Miami immigration lawyer, I viewed with dismay the news that Immigration officials are preparing a nationwide push in January 2016 to apprehend and deport Central American families who arrived in recent years and have been ordered by immigration judges to leave....
Already in Deportation Proceedings? You May Have Options.

Already in Deportation Proceedings? You May Have Options.

As a Miami immigration lawyer, some clients retain me when they’re already in removal (i.e. deportation) proceedings. If this applies to you, I can empathize. Being placed in removal proceedings means that there is a significant risk that you will have to return...
Fearing Change in Cuban Immigration Policy, Cuban Migrant Flow Spikes

Fearing Change in Cuban Immigration Policy, Cuban Migrant Flow Spikes

As a Miami immigration attorney, the announcement by President Barack Obama on December 17th, 2014 ordering the restoration of normal diplomatic relations has held significant interest for me. In light of its geographic proximity to the island, Miami’s Cuban...
Need a Work Permit? Are you Eligible for Asylum or Refugee Status?

Need a Work Permit? Are you Eligible for Asylum or Refugee Status?

One of the many upsides to practicing as an Miami immigration attorney, is the fact that I am lucky enough to help a subset of immigrants who are in dire need of relief. These are the immigrants who are seeking asylum and refugee status. Asylum and refugee status are...
Undocumented Immigrants Face Tighter Standards for Asylum

Undocumented Immigrants Face Tighter Standards for Asylum

As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have been following with interest a disturbing new development. Undocumented immigrants who enter the United States illegally are becoming less likely to be deemed eligible for asylum, as federal authorities tighten standards amid an...