© Abogado Farhad Sethna 2012 Hasta Octubre 10, 2012 casi 180,00 aplicaciones para DACA han sido presentadas, Más de 4,500 han sido aprobadas. En un debate Presidencial, el candidato Romney […]
© 2012 Farhad Sethna, Attorney The Deferred Action process which was instituted by USICE memoranda over a year ago has not got off to a great start. By current estimates, […]
KEY POINTS ABOUT DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS (DACA) © Attorney Farhad Sethna, 2012 Deferred Action for childhood arrivals is a complex issue. You need to meet a certain number […]
PUNTOS CLAVES SOBRE LA ACCION DIFERIDA PARA LOS QUE LLEGARON DE NIÑOS A LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS (DACA) © Abogado Farhad Sethna, 2012 La Acción Diferida para los que llegaron de […]
U.S. SUPREME COURT REAFFIRMS FEDERAL CONTROL OVER IMMIGRATION In Arizona v. United States, 567 U.S._____(2012) (Decided June 25, 2012), the United States Supreme Court ruled on Arizona statute S.B. 1070. […]
Filing I-601 Waiver Applications in the United States Note: As of the date of this posting (June 15, 2012), the final rule permitting I-601 waiver applications in the USA has […]
Applying for a H-1b, L, or O visa for a professional foreign worker has become more difficult with the USCIS’ requirement of verifying whether a license is needed for the foreign employee to be permitted to be exposed to certain restricted technologies, software, materials, research, and equipment. This article provides a helpful analysis of the steps and factors to be considered in making this evaluation in order to protect both the employer and employee from substantial penalties for non-compliance.
A lawyer advising a non-citizen client in a criminal matter has an added duty: to advise the client of the immigration consequences, if any, of a criminal conviction. Failure to advise that results in a deportable consequence or some other immigration detriment, such as inability to naturalize or exclusion, could be the grounds for a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel under Padilla that could result in the underlying conviction being reopened and vacated.