What are they afraid of? Professor Geoffrey A. Hoffman of the University of Houston Law Center is raising awareness about our government’s escalating removal of immigration resources from official federal websites. In a recent Yale Journal on Regulation blog post, Professor Hoffman calls it “scrubbing away” transparency and accountability. The most recent victim: the EOIR… Read More »
A federal court in Hawaii has issued a nationwide Temporary Restraining Order prohibiting the implementation of the Administration’s latest Travel Ban. Here it is.
During the presidential campaign, president-elect Donald Trump said he plans to do away with the DACA program. Trump has provided no specifics, and has not said when this might happen. DACA was authorized in 2012 by the Department of Homeland Security. Eligible undocumented persons who came to the U.S. as children got work authorization, protection from… Read More »
Immigration lawyers are as unsure and uneasy as our clients about what the new Trump Administration has in store. AILA (the American Immigration Lawyers Association – of which immigration attorney Lynn Olinger has been a member for 15 years), released this YouTube video last month. We’ll keep you updated as soon as we learn more.
Are you afraid that a drug crime (like sale or possession of a controlled substance) will cause you immigration problems? Are you in immigration court because of it? Is the government trying to deport you? You still may have a winning case. Recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court and federal appeals courts have repeated… Read More »
USCIS announced its filing fee increase. Effective December 23, 2016 applications and petitions must include the new fee. USCIS has a webpage with the old and new fees, here. We’ve also reprinted it for you, below: Immigration Benefit Request New Fee ($) Old Fee ($) G–1041 Genealogy Index Search Request 65 20 G–1041A Genealogy Records Request… Read More »
Police chiefs, sheriffs and their organizations around the U.S. favor President Obama’s Deferred Action Policy which will give limited and temporary immigration benefits (such as the ability to temporarily stay and work in the U.S. with a federal ID card) to parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders. They hope to persuade the Supreme Court… Read More »
For people from any of the 80 countries that have an investment treaty with the United States, the small business investor visa (E2) can offer a way to lawfully live and work in the United States. It can also provide benefits for the business owner’s spouse and children. If you start or buy a small… Read More »
LGBT clients who have questions about a green card through marriage often ask about the process for someone who illegally entered the U.S., or has HIV, or is not ‘out’ to family, or was previously in an opposite-sex marriage. Board Certified Immigration Law Specialist Lynn Olinger, an immigration attorney in Dallas serving clients throughout the… Read More »
If you are faced with the possibility that you will be removed (deported) from the United States, hiring Olinger Law, Dallas – Fort Worth immigration attorney, will benefit you greatly whether you must go to immigration court or not. EXPERTISE Attorney Lynn Olinger has over 20 years of federal trial and federal appeals court experience,… Read More »