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When You Know You’re Right

Thirteen months ago, I met Christina. Christina is a lively, colorful 70-year old woman from Mexico. She’s lived in the ...

The Power of Advocacy

For those of you in Georgia, you’ve probably heard about Senate Bill 404. What this bill proposed to do was to ...

Let’s Make a Deal

Picture yourself in this situation: You’re a man from Mexico who has lived in the United States for 12 years. ...

ICE Isn’t Always the Enemy

There’s an ice storm in Atlanta today and I thought it was appropriate to write about ICE, the U.S. Immigration and ...

The New Naturalization Application Form N-400

On Tuesday this week, USCIS announced major revisions to the Application for Naturalization (N-400). From now until May 2, 2014, ...

Reason to Believe New Guidance on I-601A Waivers

No, it’s not just a song by Rod Stewart. “Reason to Believe” is a standard created by USCIS when deciding whether or ...

USCIS Delays

The immigration system can seem like it’s in a time warp. Three months’ processing is considered fast and waiting for ...

Why Don’t U.S. Citizen Children Count?

Over the past few months, I’ve had consultations where just-turned-21-year-olds come in and want to start the immigration process for ...

A Tale of Two Borders

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season! One of the many advantages of being married to a German is ...