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Cabeda v. Attorney General, decided by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on August 18, 2020

Jersey City, New Jersey – The Categorical Approach is a commonly misunderstood and misapplied body of law that frequently results in strange or undesirable outcomes. In the immigration context, the categorical approach requires comparing the…
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United States Supreme Court issued a major decision in Nasrallah v. Barr

Jersey City, New Jersey – On June 1, 2020, the United States Supreme Court issued a major decision in Nasrallah v. Barr holding the federal courts may review factual findings in Convention Against Torture cases. Prior to this decision, only…
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Third Circuit Court of Appeals decided Ricardo Javier Blanco v. Attorney General United States of America

Jersey City, New Jersey – On July 24, 2020, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals decided Ricardo Javier Blanco v. Attorney General United States of America, Docket No. 19-3658, reversing the Board of Immigration Appeals order of removal because…
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Temporary Protected Status

Jersey City, New Jersey – In a disappointing decision on July 22, 2020, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a grant of Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) is not an “admission” under immigration law. The impact of this decision…
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A recent decision from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Jersey City, New Jersey – I often tell clients it is impossible to know how a judge, jury or panel of judges will react, think or decide a case. Even where it appears the law is on our side, the decision may go against us. Similarly, sometimes…
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I Recently Immigrated to New Jersey on a Temporary Visa. Can I Apply for a Driver’s License?

If you were admitted into the U.S. on a temporary visa and are not considered to be a U.S. citizen, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) states that you are permitted to apply for a NJ driver’s license if you fit into one…
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Jersey City

  How can I apply for a nonimmigrant visa so I can work in New Jersey?   Before a nonimmigrant worker can apply for a work visa, USCIS, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, must approve the Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker,…
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Newark

  How do I appeal a deportation order? Only certain types of cases can be appealed and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) only has jurisdiction over certain types. If you wish to appeal a deportation order, you will…
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The Growth of United States Deportation and What This Means For Us

Although some would claim otherwise, deportation in the United States is on the rise; in fact, some liken the increase in deportation rates to a machine that has become evidently more pervasive in recent years. According to recent statistics,…
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Immigration in Freehold NJ

No life is better than any other. Everyone finds a time where he/she takes a look around at those around him/her and picks up what those around have in their lives. We all feel down because we compare ourselves to others. This ruins our self-esteem.…
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The Time for New Beginnings

There’s no doubt that our immigration system has been broken for decades. Broken families, eternal waiting lists, and inhumane discrimination have taken a hold of the country known for diversity, opportunities, and equality. The issue of…
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My story starts off in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Life is known to be a rollercoaster. I’ve been through all of the ups and downs that life has to offer. My life so far has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride: a new adventure every day. I am constantly learning right from wrong and…
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Watchung, New Jersey How to Apply for an H1B Work Visa

Do you want to live and work in a different, more American country? Are you looking for a change in your career prospects? Tired of the dead-end job offers, unstable working conditions, or crippling poverty present in your native country? Well,…
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Jersey City, New Jersey The Significance of Having Immigration Lawyers

The inauguration of President Donald Trump brought along various new changes for The United States, some of which place lawyers in a strange binding. One of the many legal actions put forth by President Trump includes the travel ban placed on…
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Newark, New Jersey H1B work visa application process

America, the land where everyone dreams of going to live a better life.  A lot of people dream of coming to the United States to live a better life.  Part of living a better life in America is finding a job that pays the bills and makes you…
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Newark, New Jersey Visa lawyers H1B

America, the land where everyone dreams of going to live a better life.  A lot of people dream of coming to the United States to live a better life.  Part of living a better life in America is finding a job that pays the bills and makes you…