Executive Action: Undocumented Immigrants & Deferred Action

Executive Action: Undocumented Immigrants & Deferred Action There are approximately 11 million immigrants in the U.S. who have either entered the US without advance permission or entered with permission and overstayed their visas, and are therefore “unlawfully” in the U.S. These people are referred to by the immigrant advocacy community as “Undocumented Immigrants.” They are…

Visa for Start-Ups (O-1)

Visa for Start-Ups (O-1) You are an immigrant entrepreneur with a great idea. You launched your product, you got funding, people are starting to talk about the product, and the press is interested. But there is a problem. You don’t have an immigration status that allows you to work in the U.S. and take your…

F-1 and OPT Travel FAQs

F-1 and OPT Travel FAQs General Comments about traveling while on F-1 or OPT As an F-1 student you are required to have non-immigrant intent when you present yourself at a U.S. port of entry. Travel while on F-1 status or OPT, especially after you graduate, can raise the potential that you may be denied…

California Immigration Reform

California Immigration Reform While Washington remains gridlocked on immigration reform, California has passed several new bills that give immediate relief to immigrants in our great state. Read more… Source:  LexisNexis Legal Newsroom, Oct. 7, 2013 AB 60: Extends the legal right to drive on the state’s roadways to millions of Californians; AB 4:    Prohibits a…