Tengo una orden de deportación pero todavía estoy en los EEUU

Posted on September 22, 2017 by Kathryn Karam

Tengo una orden de deportación pero todavía estoy en los EEUU.

Mucha gente leo la historia de Lizandro Claros Salavia de 19 años y su hermano Diego de 22 años. Los dos hermanos vinieron a los Estados Unidos en el 2009 sin autorización, y los ordenaron ser deportados. Ellos habían solicitado las estancias de remoción- básicamente pidiendo permiso discrecional para permanecer en los Estados Unidos que se da por 1-2 años a la vez.

I was Ordered Deported but I’m Still in the U.S.

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Kathryn Karam

I was ordered Deported but I’m still in the U.S.

Many people read the story of Lizandro Claros Salavia, 19, and his brother Diego, 22. The brothers had come to the United States in 2009 without authorization, and had been ordered deported. They had applied for Stays of Removal – basically requesting discretionary permission to remain in the United States that is often given for 1-2 years at a time.

Houston Press Story Highlights Permanent Residents' Need for Legal Counsel Before Travel

Posted on January 29, 2016 by Kathryn N. Karam

The Houston Press recently ran the story of a Houston Chef who was detained for weeks after an international trip. The individual was a Permanent Resident, but was detained due to a misdemeanor assault charge. The government argued that he was not eligible for bond because he was returning from international travel - a technical legal issue many permanent residents are unaware of. Criminal charges (even those that are pled down to misdemeanor-level offenses or dismissed - can create problems for any non-U.S.-citizen who travels out of the country. It is important for anyone who wants to travel internationally to consult with an experienced, specialized immigration attorney before traveling internationally or even within 100 miles of an international border.

How Getting Laid Off Impacts Your Immigration Status

Posted on December 02, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

The global drop in oil prices has had a significant impact on our local economy and has resulted in layoffs by employers. These types of layoffs affect the status of individuals working in the US based on employer sponsorship. I am holding a seminar in Houston on December 9th ,6:30 – 7:30 PM (CST ), that will help individuals and companies facing this issue. There is no cost to attend the seminar. If you would like to attend or know someone that might find this seminar helpful please register using the link below. You can Join us via WebEx or join us in Houston at the Microsoft Retail Store in Galleria.

Supreme Court Issues Decision on Reopening Cases Due to Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Posted on June 16, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

The United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Mata v. Lynch, noting that an individual may request that his/her case be reopened even if the Motion comes after the filing deadline if he/she received ineffective assistance of counsel from a prior attorney.

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