Working in the US: it’s not just about immigration law….

During a recent LACBA seminar one of the speakers said something that resonates some of my beliefs, which I have shared with colleagues and clients alike: Immigration law is not just about obtaining a visa or green card. It's also about a working knowledge of human resources, employment and tax law as well. It is [...]

By | May 23rd, 2012|Immigration, News|0 Comments

California Dream Act – part two signed into law.

UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT STUDENTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR CALIFORNIA AID Undocumented immigrant students in California will be able to receive state-funded financial aid in 2013 to attend college, under a new law signed on Saturday by Governor Jerry Brown. The law allows top students who are on a path to citizenship to apply and receive the [...]

By | October 10th, 2011|Immigration, News|0 Comments

“Princess Leia stole my identity.” A lesson learned on protecting your likeness.

Recently, Carrie Fisher discussed the impact (or lack thereof in this case) Princess Leia had on her life. The article, which appeared in Newsweek starts as follows: The mistake was I signed away my likeness for free. In those days, there was no such thing as a “likeness,” which is a funny thing to say [...]

By | September 21st, 2011|Entertainment, News|0 Comments

After our hiatus … Donald Trump loses libel case.

So we're back. It's been several weeks without any posts. Maybe you missed us. But, our absence in the blogosphere did make our clients happy. In the balancing act of the practice of law the blogging and marketing lost out to the actual work. Go figure! In any case, we are back. And none too [...]

By | September 13th, 2011|Entertainment, News|0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: ICE operation result in 2,400 arrests.

2,400 convicted foreign nationals were arrested during a week-long "Cross Check" enforcement operation back in May 2011. The announcement was made by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) yesterday. Quoting from the official news release: "ICE is focused on smart, effective immigration enforcement that prioritizes efforts first on removing those serious criminal aliens who present the [...]

By | June 22nd, 2011|Immigration, News|0 Comments

World Refugee Day 2011

Today is World Refugee Day, and in honor of today the UNHCR (UN High Commission for Refugees) has launched the "1 Campaign". The Campaign page includes an array of taglines including: 1 family forced to flee is too many. 1 refugee without hope is too many. 1 refugee returned to danger is too many. 1 [...]

By | June 20th, 2011|Immigration, News|0 Comments