Tag: Immigration

DACA Update

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Immigration, News

DACA Update

By William Hennessy, Esq.

The DACA situation continues to frustrate everyone, and we are still lacking clear answers about what will happen in March when the program is scheduled to end. The picture will hopefully become clearer by the end of this month when Congress has to reach an agreement to fund the U.S. government and avoid a shutdown. The good news is that to pass…

Do Not Be Scared to Ask for Help

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Do Not Be Scared to Ask for Help

By William Hennessy, Esq.

This will be the first of two articles based on a type of case I work on too often. Maria (not the client’s real name) comes to my office for a consultation. Maria had been in an abusive relationship in her home country. Fist she tried to get away from her husband by staying with…

Deadlines on the Immigration System

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Deadlines on the Immigration System

By William Hennessy, Esq.

This column will focus on the two deadlines that cause difficulty for many individuals dealing with the U.S. immigration system – changing the venue of their case and submitting an application for asylum. Individuals fleeing their country of origin who enter the United States without permission most often enter through the U.S./Mexico border. If that…