Posts tagged with 'lawyer'

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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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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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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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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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#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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If you have been placed in removal proceedings and you are not eligible for asylum, withholding of removal, or protection under the Convention Against Torture, you may still be able to avoid removal by establishing eligibility for cancellation of removal.

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IMPORTANT: In most circumstances, you MUST file your asylum application within one year of your entry into the US. If you believe you may be eligible for asylum, and you have been in the country for less than one year, you should contact an experienced immigration attorney immediately to make sure that you meet the one-year deadline.

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