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The key to a successful immigration case

Understanding the laws can be key to a successful immigration case. Now, more than ever, information is more accessible to the average, everyday person. While technology has made information more accessible, there are still plenty of misconceptions regarding immigration law. Furthermore, being aware of some of the following misconceptions can help you protect your rights….

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Adjusting Your Immigration Status

The immigration process can be fluid and dynamic. It is not unusual for plans to change. People who once thought they only wanted to visit may find themselves wanting to become permanent residents. Under U.S. immigration law, many individuals looking to obtain permanent resident status must do so while remaining in their home country. There is however another…

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Child Support Extension and Disability

Children need the support and care of their parents. Generally, parents are required to give appropriate care to their children until they reach the age of 18. There are times, however, when children may need regular care beyond that time due to a mental or physical incapacity. Caring for an incapacitated child can become even…

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Same-sex Marriages and Immigration

Immigration law can be a complex subject, affected by more than just laws dealing with immigration issues. Because immigration law is federal law, it can also be impacted by other various legal decisions, including court cases. Take for example, same-sex marriage cases. The Supreme Court’s overturning of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) created not…

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Things to Avoid in a Divorce

Parties to a divorce often experience a wide range of emotions. Whether it is anger, sadness, confusion, or even satisfaction, divorces have many effects on people. While the court will allow people to obtain what is lawfully theirs, some take matters into their own hands in order to obtain their own personal justice. Such actions, however,…

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Understanding the Benefits of Citizenship

Under U.S. immigration law, there are two statuses that allow a person to obtain long term residence and the ability to work the U.S. These two statuses are the permanent resident status and citizenship status. The difference between status as a “permanent resident” and citizenship can have a major impact on a person’s life. While…

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Understanding Child Support Payments in Florida

In a divorce, there are many decisions that must be made, either by the court or by the parties. Such decisions include property division as well as decisions involving children. One such matter, child support, can lead to conflict and cause ongoing litigation. Parties should ensure that child support is properly determined and supported by evidence….

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New Executive Actions: Changes in Immigration Protections for Undocumented Parents and Children

Deportations can be heart-wrenching experiences, especially when families are torn apart due to different immigration statuses. Undocumented immigrants that had or raised children in the United States, might have to leave these children behind if removal proceedings are brought against them. In late November 2014, President Obama unveiled an executive order providing protections for millions of…