Immigration News

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

The Importance of Hiring an Experienced Asylum Attorney for Your Case

By Board Certified Immigration Attorney and Asylum Attorney Ruby L. Powers Seeking asylum in the United States comes with many challenges. Many question whether to hire an attorney or not due to financial constraints and lack of understanding of the process. It has been proven that those who file with an attorney have a higher

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,

The Importance of Hiring an Experienced Asylum Attorney for Your Case

By Board Certified Immigration Attorney and Houston Asylum Attorney Ruby L. Powers Seeking asylum in the United States comes with many challenges. Many question whether to hire an attorney or not due to financial constraints and lack of understanding of the process. It has been proven that those who file with an attorney have a

Case Analysis

By Attorney Ruby L. Powers Earlier this month, on February 2, 2018, the Board of Immigration Appeals decided the Matter of Egidijus Siniauskas, 27  Dec. 201 (BIA 2018). The decision pertains to the effects of DWIs on immigration custody bond determinations. This ruling should be examined thoroughly based on the current events revolving around the

Five actions to take if your TPS is about to End

By Attorney Jose Aponte There have already been some significant changes to the Temporary Protected Status program during the Trump administration’s short tenure in office. Most people recognize that the time to take some action is upon us, but what kind of action should it be? The following are five suggestions to seriously consider: 1.