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Month: June 2013

Chart for determining immigration consequences of criminal convictions

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This Chart has been provided National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. It is meant as a general guideline for criminal defense attorneys to guide clients away from potential pitfalls towards safer alternatives when negotiating plea deals. It is amazing what one day less in a jail sentence or a change in wording can […]

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What types of Visas are available to immigrants?

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Generally, for foreign citizens to be eligible for an immigrant visa, they must be sponsored by a U.S. Citizen relative, U.S. Green Card Holder (LPR) or by a prospective employer, and be the beneficiary of an approved petition filed with the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service (USCIS. Below is a helpful explanation from the U.S. […]

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Children in Adult Detention Centers

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This has been reported on before but here is a fresh report documenting the extent of the problem. It should go without saying this entirely unacceptable to have children in adult detention centers.

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