Archive | Immigration

25 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What To Do When Your DACA Renewal Is Delayed

Your DACA renewal application has been pending for 105 days, and you have yet to get a new Employment Authorization Document (EAD) in the mail? Here is what you can do: 1. Check your case status online at USCIS – You will need to enter the receipt number for either your DACA application or your employment authorization application. 2. […]

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20 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Why Don’t Mexicans Just Come Here Legally?

I receive this question a lot from non-Mexican readers of this blog, and sometimes even clients who are wrestling with the legal immigration process.  After all, immigrating should be a matter of filing out some paperwork and waiting your turn. But what if that wait lasts a lifetime? What if you had to wait a […]

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11 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Transitions

This summer I received a wonderful and surprising opportunity to move back to the East Bay, California. And unsurprisingly, I took it. I will be working at the University of California, Berkeley Law School’s community clinic, the East Bay Community Law Center as an attorney and clinical instructor, where I will head up the historic […]

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15 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The Shameless Exploitation of A Tragedy In San Francisco

  Crossposted from Medium The tragic death of Kate Steinle in San Francisco, allegedly at the hands of an undocumented immigrant, has conservatives gleefully trying to vilify all immigrants as criminals, and liberal politicians scrambling for cover by trying to roll back hard-fought local sanctuary city protections that keep immigrant families together. The mainstream media […]

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02 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

ICE Releases Woefully Inadequate Transgender Guidance

Crossposted from Medium – Advancing Justice | AAJC Responding to grassroots pressure from advocates, and mounting criticismfrom congressional leaders such as Mike Honda (D-Calif.), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unveiled an 18-page memorandum for the care of transgender immigrants in detention this week. While these guidelines are a step in the right direction and long […]

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