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March 27, 2020

There is no question that the Coronavirus pandemic, which from here on out I’m calling by its technical name, Covid-19, has disrupted normal operations of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  This is th...

March 23, 2020

As most of you are aware, over the weekend New Jersey Gov. Murphy announced an Executive Order requiring all "Non-Essential" businesses to close their "brick and mortar" offices.  The question has come up whether or not this order applies to law firms like mine. Member...

February 28, 2020

The Department of Justice Creates Section Dedicated to Denaturalization Cases

The Department of Justice today announced the creation of a section dedicated to investigating and litigating revocation of naturalization.  The Denaturalization Section will join the existing...

February 17, 2020

Occasionally, where I know my work has “made a difference” in a client’s life and he or she would like me to, I attend the client’s Naturalization Ceremony in Newark, New Jersey. The formal Oath Ceremony is the final step in an immigrant’s journey to naturalization, an...

December 11, 2019

First, W.A.O. v. Cuccinelli

It has been a while since I have posted anything on my website blog.  This is because the news has been so depressing as the Trump Administration war on immigrants progresses that it is hard to point to anything positive.

One notable victory t...

October 15, 2019

A centerpiece of the Trump Administration’s anti-Legal immigration offensive has been its widely touted new “public charge” regulations.The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)( has long contained a provision making any intending immigrant who “is likely at any time t...

September 13, 2019

In a decision that has terrible implications for both the Supreme Court's approach to basic "rule of law" considerations and for asylum seekers along the Southern border, on September 11, 2019, the Court temporarily allowed the Trump Administration to implement a radic...

August 24, 2019

That’s what The National Association of Immigration Judges, https://www.naij-usa.org/, appears to be saying in the attached Press Release: 

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BREAKING: STATEMENT BY IMMIGRATION JUDGES UNION ON MAJOR

CHANGE ANNOUNCED TO IMMIGRATION COURTS

August 24, 2019

Statement b...

July 18, 2019

I recently posted about the Trump Administration’s attempt to eliminate asylum protections for Cental American citizens fleeing persecution in their home countries because they supposedly can seek asylum in Mexico first. I commented that the Trump Administration’s radi...

July 16, 2019

I previously commented HERE, about the need to arm yourself with information about your legal rights in the event you are undocumented in the United States.  I discussed defenses to removal, even if one is already subject to a formal order of removal.

So far the massive...

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