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If you read last week’s post about the growing backlog in US immigration courts, you may be interested in a recent New Yorker article on how things got this bad, what the backlog means, and what the Trump administration plans to do about it.

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Law Office of Daniel J. Smith, PLLC Seattle WA

The Trump administration’s new and ever-changing executive orders on immigration and border security are a big-league worry for many foreign visitors to the United States. Over the past few weeks, The Law Office of Daniel J. Smith has fielded calls from clients and worried international travelers who ask, “Can they really search my phone or my laptop? What information are ...

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Law Office of Daniel J. Smith, PLLC Seattle WA

As any lawyer will tell you, the overwhelming majority of cases never go to trial. Courtroom litigation is expensive, messy, and stressful, and there’s no guarantee that either client will get the result they had hoped for. It’s very common...

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Law Office of Daniel J. Smith, PLLC Seattle WA

In Upton Sinclair’s turn-of-the-century novel The Jungle, the Lithuanian family at the center of the tragic story falls victim to a housing grift targeted at recently-arrived immigrants to the U.S. Unable to speak English, unfamiliar with American law, and seduced by...

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Law Office of Daniel J. Smith, PLLC Seattle WA

In Upton Sinclair’s turn-of-the-century novel The Jungle, the Lithuanian family at the center of the tragic story falls victim to a housing grift targeted at recently-arrived immigrants to the U.S. Unable to speak English, unfamiliar with American law, and seduced by the promise of a better life in a new country, the family sinks what little money they’ve saved into ...

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Law Office of Daniel J. Smith, PLLC Seattle WA

#1: A Lawyer People who are thinking about getting divorced cite all sorts of different reasons for not wanting to see a lawyer: “I don’t want to create more conflict;” “It’s too expensive;” “We both agree on everything anyway.” These...

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Law Office of Daniel J. Smith, PLLC Seattle WA

People who are thinking about getting divorced cite all sorts of different reasons for not wanting to see a lawyer: “I don’t want to create more conflict;” “It’s too expensive;” “We both agree on everything anyway.” These are all valid reasons, but there are just as many compelling reasons to hire an attorney.

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Law Office of Daniel J. Smith, PLLC Seattle WA

If you read last week’s post about the growing backlog in US immigration courts, you may be interested in a recent New Yorker article on how things got this bad, what the backlog means, and what the Trump administration plans...

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