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  1. Lawful Permanent Resident Wins Cancellation of Removal

    I was proud to succesfully represent a lawful permanent resident today in immigration removal proceedings in the Arlington Immigration Court in northern Virginia. My client has been in the country for 32 years and has had a green card for more than 20, but due to convictions from 8 years ago he was in danger […]

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  2. H-2B Visa Program Shut Down

    Fairfax Immigration Attorneys Address the Program Shutdown A federal judge in Florida ordered the Department of Labor to stop enforcing its regulations on the H-2B visa program.  Right now, there is no way to apply for an H-2B visa, and employers dependent on the H-2B visa program face an uncertain future. On Wednesday, Chief Judge […]

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  3. Regulatory Comment: DOL Should Allow Attorneys to Register for PERM Labor Certification Accounts

    Fairfax Immigration Attorneys Challenge Department of Labor Attorney Mark Stevens submitted a regulatory comment challenging the Department of Labor’s practice of prohibiting attorneys from registering for online accounts on behalf of their clients:   “I write in response to the request for comment published by the Department of Labor (“DOL”) on February 3, 2015 (80 Fed. […]

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  4. Regulatory Comment on Immigrant Visa Application Form

    Fairfax Immigration Attorneys Weigh In Government agencies often operate in an opaque manner, shielded from public scrutiny.  One rare opportunity to influence agency policy is when an agency requests comments on a regulation or form.  Attorney Mark Stevens submitted this comment today on the immigrant visa application form DS-230: Dear Department of State, I submit this […]

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  5. Obama Takes Executive Action on Immigration

    Fairfax Immigration Attorneys Discuss Obama’s Executive Action Tonight the Obama administration announced sweeping and historic changes to our nation’s immigration system. In a speech from the White House, President Obama expressed his frustration with a broken immigration system and Congress’s refusal to fix it.  He said our laws rip apart families, force some of our […]

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  6. We Learn More About the Outlines of Executive Action

    Fairfax Immigration Attorneys Comment on Obama’s Executive Action “We were strangers once, too.”  President Obama spoke tonight, after much anticipation, of his new executive action on immigration. More details should be forthcoming tomorrow and in the days ahead but the outline is taking shape. According to guidance released during his speech, he will expand the […]

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  7. Immigration Activists Push to Stop Deportations

    A Quick Rundown by Fairfax Immigration Attorneys Immigration activists have been united with one voice actively demanding that Congress pass a bill that would save the roughly 11 million individuals who are in this country illegally by ultimately making each of them full-fledged citizens. This focus, however, has shifted to that of removing the threat […]

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  8. How to Handle a Notice to Appear

    Receiving a notice to appear (NTA) is a very serious matter that requires immediate action and attention. Receiving this document indicates the commencement of removal proceedings against you by the Department of Homeland Security.

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