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Attorney Ruby L. Powers was named Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization! She was named a Texas Rising Star by the Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters Service March of 2014, Houston's Top Lawyers by H Texas Magazine, and received the 40 Under 40 Award from Houston Business Journal in 2014. Congratulations! Additionally, we are excited to have received 5 Provisional Waiver approvals in the last 3 weeks!
Law Office of Ruby L. Powers

RUBY tbls The Law Office of Ruby L. Powers is an immigration law firm focused 100% on US Immigration and Nationality Law.Based in Houston, Texas, we represent clients worldwide. With a focus solely on US immigration law, the firm is able to provide excellent service for the immigration needs of our clients. Ruby L. Powers, the founding immigration attorney, has personal experience navigating through the immigration processes and brings this experience and point of view to each client to provide compassion, honesty, and understanding through a critical time in the client’s life. What further sets the Law Office of Ruby L. Powers apart from many other firms is the level of dedication each client receives, which allows a greater attention to detail that is extremely necessary in immigration law. With technology, we are able to provide a greater level of personal attention through various means of communication to each client, regardless of their location.

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The Law Office of Ruby L. Powers provides representation to clients throughout the United States and the world. Depending on the nature of your case, services can be provided regardless of your location. To learn more, please contact us and schedule a consultation.
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From left to right top row, Elizabeth Smith Legal Assistant, Yahaira Ortiz Mrs. Powers Personal Assistant, Jorge Rodriguez Administrative Assistant, Isela Sepulveda Office Manager, Esmeralda Manzo Legal Assistant, & Jessica Romero Legal Assistant. Group Pic. 2014From left to right bottom row, Attorney Angie Pacheco Turner, Attorney Ruby L. Powers, & Attorney Claudine Gasana.

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Have you been using E-Verify more than 10 years? If yes, please download the new “Historic Records Report” before December 1, 2014.

On January 1, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin disposing of E-Verify records that are over 10 years old in accordance with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) records retention and disposal schedule (N 1-566-08-7).   USCIS is required to dispose of E-Verify records 10 years old and older to minimize security and privacy risks associated with U.S. Government retention of Personal Identifiable Information (PII). Accordingly, as of January 1, 2015, USCIS will begin disposing of E-Verify case records whose last transaction occurred on or before December 31, 2004.1 In order to retain case information, E-Verify employers may download and save the new  “Historic Records Report.” This Report will ONLY BE AVAILABLE from October 1 through December 31, 2014.  Program Administrators may download the Historic Records Report from E-Verify. The report contains information about transactions in each E-Verify case created on or before December 31, 2004. If the employer was not using E-Verify before that date, the report will not have any case information. Under its ongoing NARA obligation, USCIS will dispose of E-Verify records annually. On January 1, 2016, USCIS will dispose of records created on or prior to December 31, 2005 and this process will continue in subsequent years.  E-Verify recommends that employers annotate Forms I-9 with the E-Verify transaction number.   Employers may want to retain the Historic Records Report with the corresponding Forms I-9.

For guidance on downloading the Historic Records Report, see the “Questions and Answers” and

“Instructions for Downloading” on the E-Verify public website (www.dhs.gov/E-Verify). http://ow.ly/CfXAh

Written by Ruby Powers on October 29, 2014 @ 4:04 pm
Filed under: Immigration Law
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