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Should you skip an immigration hearing in San Antonio?

San Antonio, TX - If you’re an undocumented alien and were recently placed in removal proceedings, your fate will be decided at the immigration hearing. This will take place in Immigration Court, where the judge gets to decide whether to issue…
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Is it too late to marry a US citizen if I am in removal proceedings in Texas?

San Antonio, TX - When an immigrant is placed in removal proceedings, there are several defense strategies they can use to be allowed to stay in the US and eventually get a Green Card. One such defense is adjustment of status on family grounds,…
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US promises more temporary work visas for Mexicans

San Antonio, TX - This may come as a surprise for many, given the current surge of asylum-seekers at the southern border. The United States agreed to "considerably" increase the number of work visas for Mexicans and Central Americans during…
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Mass arrests of migrants in Texas – Here’s what you can do

San Antonio, TX - During the first week of July, the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) in Texas arrested almost 26,000 migrants, in a statewide crackdown on illegal immigrants led by Gov. Greg Abbot.  The governor has recently signed an executive…
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Supreme Court greenlights ending Remain in Mexico program – what now for immigrants in Texas?

San Antonio, TX - Last week, the Supreme Court handed the Biden Administration a rare victory, allowing it to put an end to the controversial Remain in Mexico immigration program. Officially known as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP),…
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U visa offers relief to immigrant women, victims of criminal activity

San Antonio, TX - Immigrant women in Texas who are not otherwise eligible for a Green Card can obtain legal status by applying for a U visa.  The little-known Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was passed back in 1994 as part of the Violent…
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DHS promises to reduce huge visa applications backlog

Atlanta, GA - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently submitted this year’s annual report to Congress and the numbers are staggering: the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ visa applications backlog now stands at 5.2…
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Important information for asylum-seekers in Texas

San Antonio, TX - The US Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently announced it has a 5.2 million applications backlog and asylum-seekers face the longest waiting times. The worst affected are those with so-called affirmative asylum…
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How often are truck drivers required to take breaks in Austin?

Austin, TX - Some of the most important safety regulations for truck drivers are related to their total working hours and mandatory break time. This is done to help drivers maintain focus and ensure that they are not driving for very long periods…
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Texas judge blocks major DHS policy on illegal immigrants

San Antonio, TX - Another week, another setback for President Biden’s immigration policy overhaul and for all the illegal immigrants in the US.  A federal judge in Texas has blocked the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policy that limits…
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This is when you can apply for Adjustment of Status in San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX - The US Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) defines adjustment of status as the legal process an immigrant can use to apply for lawful permanent resident status when they are present in the United States. This process is…
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What are Some Potential Damages in a Corpus Christi DUI Injury Lawsuit?

For many injured victims, the primary question after a DUI accident is simple: "How much money will I get?" This question might seem crude or even greedy to outsiders, but the truth is that victims are fully entitled to ask how much their claim…
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9 immigration mistakes to avoid

San Antonio, TX - Most immigrants in Texas dream of the day when they will have their papers in order and won’t have to worry anymore about being deported back to their home country. The biggest hurdle standing between you and your American…
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Four things that can happen when a motorcyclist gets on the roads in Austin after using drugs or alcohol

Austin, TX - The state of Texas has made it illegal to operate motorcycles while intoxicated by any combination of drugs or alcohol. There are a few specific consequences that a motorcyclist may have to deal with after a DWI related offense.…
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El Paso students warned of the dangers of drunk driving

El Paso, TX - Drunk driving is a huge problem in Texas and minors are at a greater risk. First of all, they have little experience with alcohol and don’t realize they are unable to drive. Then, they have little experience driving, they may…
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What happens if a drunk driver refuses to take a sobriety test in Fort Worth?

Fort Worth, TX - When you’re involved in an accident caused by a drunk driver, the most important thing is to prove that the guy was indeed intoxicated as this factor will influence the amount of damages you can seek. In most cases, it’s…