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At Gasparian Spivey Immigration, we are passionate about our clients, the law, the state of immigration, our city, and our friends. We'd like to share our passion and thoughts with you, and we welcome your questions and feedback.


The Census Reveals Economic Reasons to be Pro-Immigration

Apr 30, 2021

Enayet

On April 29, The Washington Post made what seems on its face like a counterintuitive argument for increased immigration. Rather than argue the social value of immigration, the paper’s editorial board ...

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Spivey in AP Story on Soccer Coach in Immigration Limbo

Apr 22, 2021

Screen

Many of the cases we handle as immigration lawyers are fundamentally bureaucratic. We work to get Official A to approve Document B. Unfortunately, trying to make that happen often reveals the stress p...

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The Ways We Talk About Immigration

Apr 13, 2021

Romain

We’ve been talking in the office about the language of immigration and in particular the use of the phrase “unaccompanied minor.” The legal-sounding euphemism mutes the reality of the situation for fa...

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Immigration Law for International Students: Frequently Asked F-1/OPT Questions

Mar 29, 2021

Luca

Last year, Kathleen spoke online to international students at Texas A&M. The questions they asked are common ones, so we’re running them in hopes that they help you with your situation. Our first batc...

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U.S. Extends TPS to Venezuela

Mar 10, 2021

Protesters

In another sign that we have a new administration, the United States granted temporary protected status (TPS) to Venezuelans on Tuesday. Former President Donald Trump repeatedly worked to end TPS stat...

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