Immigration News

Powers Law Group Opens Northern New Jersey Office

[divider top=”0″ style=”shadow”] NEW JERSEY, 2018. After practicing law for a decade, Attorney Ruby Powers announced the opening of a Powers Law Group office in Hackensack, New Jersey, the firm’s second office in the United States. Because immigration law is Federal and not limited to state jurisdiction, Powers Law Group will continue to provide immigration

F, J, and M Statuses: Accruing Unlawful Presence

By: Attorney Nadia Khalid  USCIS New Policy on Accruing Unlawful Presence for Non immigrant Students and Exchange Visitors May 25, 2018 What happens when your status as a student or exchange visitor ends? As of May 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a new policy memorandum that will change how USCIS calculates unlawful presence

ICE Raids Are Happening- How to Prepare?

By attorney Cynthia Milian Imagine—it’s a normal workweek day. You go to work. Then, the unexpected happens. Immigration officials conduct a raid and you find yourself in immigration custody. While this is not the fear that we would like for you to live with, it is a new reality. Recently, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also

If My TPS is Ending Soon, What Should I Do?

By Attorney Cynthia Milian The Administration has decided to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for various countries in the past few months. Most recently, the Administration ended TPS for Honduras. Below is a list of when the program will end for the following countries: Sudan- November 2, 2018 Nicaragua- January 5, 2019 Liberia- March 31,

Ramadan: What is it and How will it Affect the legal World?

By: Attorney Nadia Khalid As many of you know, Ramadan is the holy month of Islam. This year, Ramadan begins around May 16, 2018 and ends on June 14, 2018. During this time, Muslims around the world will abstain from food or water from sunrise to sunset. As a result, working hours and applications around

Asylum Trends in 2018: The Importance of Seeking an Experienced Asylum Attorney

By: Nadia Khalid, Attorney at Powers Law Group In the ever-changing world of U.S. Immigration Policy, the Powers Law Group has seen a dramatic change in the approach and enforcement of asylum law and asylum interviews.  Asylum offices across the United States are backlogged and over-burdened by a high volume of asylum applications, lack of

A Recent Case Holds that Asylum Applications Can Be Filed After the One-Year Deadline

Under U.S. law, you must file within one year of your last entry into the United States in order to remain eligible for asylum. However, there are certain exceptions that may allow you to file after one year, such as the existence of changed or extraordinary circumstances that can affect an individual’s eligibility for asylum.

My Court Date Got Reset- What’s Next?

 By Cynthia Milian In the last month, many immigration attorneys have scrambled to readjust their schedules and firm personnel to ensure that their clients are prepared and are represented in their upcoming court hearing dates that have been moved from 2019 to the summer of this year. This means that cases that were initially scheduled

La importancia de contratar a un abogado con experiencia para su caso de Asilo

Por la abogada certificada por la junta en inmigración y asilo, Ruby L. Powers. Buscar asilo en los Estados Unidos viene con muchos retos. Muchos cuestionan si deberían o no contratar a un abogado, dado que sus finanzas se encuentran limitadas y el entendimiento del proceso es muy poco. Sin embargo, ha sido comprobado que

İltica Davanız İçin Deneyimli Bir Avukat Tutmanın Önemi

İltica Davanız İçin Deneyimli Bir Avukat Tutmanın Önemi Kurul Onayli Gocmenlik Avukati ve İltica Avukati Ruby Powers ABD’de iltica talebinde bulunmak bir çok zorluğu beraberinde getirir Finansal kısıtlamalar ve surecin anlaşılmamasından dolayı, bir çok kişi bir avukat tutup tutmayacağına karar veremiyor. Dosyayı avukatla gönderenlerin daha yüksek bir basari oranına sahip oldukları kanıtlanmıştır. Olumlu iltica davaları için,