Immigration Blog of Brian D. Lerner

How to get to the U.S. with an expiring Green Card

How can I leave the U.S. with an expiring Green Card? Question: I have heard that most things are taking longer at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. My problem is that I must renew my Green Card as it is expiring. However, my father is gravely ill and

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There are good changes on the horizon for Immigration Reform 2014

Immigration reform in 2014 has been issued. There are several items to Parole that are different, expanded and easier to get than in the past. Brian D. Lerner, immigration attorney explains that under immigration reform in 2014, first you would need to understand what exactly is ‘parole’ in order to

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Immigration Reform and DAPA. What is it?

The immigration Reform Executive Order by President Obama has  a new kind of relief called DAPA. Brian Lerner states this will open up the doors for millions of people, but they must be notified if they qualify and they must do what is necessary to file the applications. As of

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What evidence do you need to in order to prove the various requirements of physical presence in DACA?

The immigration reform expanded DACA and allows persons who meet various requirements to essentially get relief from deportation and removal from the United States, to be able to stay here legally and to get a 3 year work permit. Brian D. Lerner states it is one thing to qualify for

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DREAMERS and Immigration Reform. What is needed?

Immigration Reform is here and Dreamers can get a work permit and get to be here legally if they qualify. Brian Lerner states that Dreamers has been able to apply for DACA or Deferred Action for the last 2-3 years. However, with the new immigration reform for Dreamers, we now

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The immigration reform has stirred national debate. Is it constitutional?

As most people know at this point, immigration reform has hit the U.S. through an executive order by President Obama and not through Congress. Brian Lerner explains that there is a hefty debate going on with this issue as to whether the immigration reform was constitutional or not. The Republicans

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President Obama’s Immigration Reform also deals with Parole in Place for the military and inventors

At least three separate DHS memos address various aspects of “parole.” In the immigration context, parole refers to allowing an individual to temporarily enter the United States for purposes of significant public benefit or for humanitarian reasons without technically admitting the person into the country. President Obama’s immigration reform changes

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President Obama’s Immigration Reform Requirements extends to visa processing and employment based visas

Brian D. Lerner states that the Presidential Memorandum on visa modernization deals with the immigration reform requirements for visa processing and employment based visas.  On November 21, 2014, the President issued the Presidential Memorandum on “Modernizing and Streamlining the U.S. Immigrant Visa System for the 21st Century.” In this memo,

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The Immigration Reform and when it becomes effective

The immigration reform by President Obama has several different provisions states Brian D. Lerner. Many of those provisions have different dates upon which they will become effective. The immigration reform provides a new DAPA, an expanded DACA, updated Prosecutorial Discretion standards through different priorities, expanded standards for eligibility for the

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Under immigration reform USA, here are exceptions to the priorities of deportation

The immigration reform USA has made specific reference to three priorities and how they are to be deported and put into removal proceeding and deported. However, the same memorandum, explains Brian D. Lerner, goes into exceptions of what you can do in order to not be deported or placed into

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Immigration Reform News Makes new Policies for deportation

The immigration reform news has made new policies states Brian D. Lerner, for who will be targeted for deportation. There are three different priorities with the first priority being the highest level of deportation and the second priority being the middle level priority and the third priority given the least

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The new immigration reform bill makes changes to prosecutorial discretion

The immigration reform bill just issued by President Obama is actually not a ‘bill’ per se, but rather, an executive order. One part of the order was a comprehensive memo by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security that changed, altered and made in some respects clearer the priorities

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Priority #2 of immigration reform bill latest news give 2nd tier for enforcement of deportations

The immigration reform bill latest news is very good news for people who are here in the U.S. illegally. There is an expanded DACA, a new DAPA and a completely new memo on prosecutorial discretion and when to exercise the authority to put someone into removal proceedings and to try

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Immigration reform update gives hope to millions even with criminal history

The immigration reform update was waited for years years by millions. Brian Lerner explains that over 16 months ago, the U.S. Senate put together a comprehensive immigration package and sent it to the U.S. House to bring up for a vote and hopefully pass. However, the House just sat on

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Immigration reform USA 2014 news brings the new DAPA

Immigration reform USA 2014 brings a new form of relief called DAPA states Brian D. Lerner.  USCIS will create a new deferred action process, similar to DACA, for certain individuals. The immigration reform USA 2014 through the executive action will allow millions of people to obtain DAPA. Brian D. Lerner

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Immigration reform 2014 news by President Obama will help millions of people

Immigration reform 2014 news is very good for the people who are here illegally in the United States.f Unfortunately, shares Brian D. Lerner, Immigration Attorney, it is an executive order, so once President Obama is no longer President of the United States, the executive order can simply be revoked. The

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If your husband is beating you, get a VAWA attorney Los Angeles to file a VAWA application for you

A VAWA attorney Los Angeles will be able to let you know if you qualify for the battered spouse petition. Many spouses (especially wives of U.S. Citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents) allow themselves to be continually beaten by their husbands for fear if they say anything they will be deported.

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Victim of Crime? Try for the U Visa with the U visa attorney

Are you a victim of crime? The U Visa might be the best and only option that a U Visa attorney can help you with. This is a visa that is given to victims of certain crimes. It is unfortunate if you are such a victim. However, Brian D. Lerner,

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Get an E-2 Attorney to help you get your own business in the U.S.

Do you come from a country which has a treaty with the United States? Get an E-2 attorney in order to help you get the E-2 visa. This is a type of visa which an E-2 attorney will explain to you is for persons who want to do their own

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Don’t keep getting abused. File a battered spouse petition

A battered spouse attorney will be able to let you know if you qualify for the battered spouse petition. Many spouses (especially wives of U.S. Citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents) allow themselves to be continually beaten by their husbands for fear if they say anything they will be deported. Brian

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Let’s play Alphabet soup. Get a Business Visa

A business visa attorney can let you know all types of visas that you might be able to apply for under U.S. Immigration law.  Brian D. Lerner, U.S. business visa attorney explains that depending on your situation, the type of visa will differ.  For example, a business visa attorney might

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