Tag: 10,000 Small Businesses

Support for Immigrants Has Become a Community Project

Sep 12, 2019

The upside to this administration is that we have all become more aware of our roles in helping to make sure that America lives up to the promises we value. As immigration lawyers in New Orleans, we d...

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Women's Equality Summit Reminds Us of Our Connections

Sep 9, 2019

Last year, I had a great experience going through the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) program, and on August 29 I attended the first Women of NORLI’s Women’s Equality Summit at the W...

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Visa Applicants' Social Media and Online Friends May Be Held Against Them

Sep 3, 2019

Earlier this summer, we wrote, “If you’re applying for a visa, you can make your immigration lawyer’s life easier and improve your chances of success if you think before you tweet.” We should have add...

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Spivey Graduated from Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Aug 28, 2019

Recently, I attended graduation for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. I completed the program a year ago and we got together last week in a graduation ceremony with representativ...

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The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act Is Not That Fair

Aug 23, 2019

The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 sounds like a good thing because Americans like fairness. But measures that want to make sure that fairness extends to those the system already fav...

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Time to Naturalize if You Hope to Vote in 2020

Aug 20, 2019

People eligible to apply for naturalization need to do so now if they hope to vote in the elections in November 2020. Processing times vary from field office to field office, but the New Orleans offic...

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Can We Get Beyond Conversations about Section 1325?

Aug 8, 2019

When Julian Castro introduced the idea of decriminalizing border crossing into the Democratic presidential nominee conversation, it took over. That is in part because it is one of the places where day...

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Good Reception at NAFSA

Jul 26, 2019

Shopping for school supplies got me thinking about the upcoming school year, which in turn got me thinking about the importance of NAFSA —the Association of International Educator—to inter...

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July 23: Our Office Phones Are Down

Jul 23, 2019

If you tried unsuccessfully to reach us yesterday or today, we're sorry but the phones have gone down on our block (Welcome to New Orleans!). Recent flooding has caused the cable circuits that provide...

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Trump's Asylum Changes Compound the Real Problem

Jul 18, 2019

Because the Trump Administration has been unable to reach a Safe Third Country agreement with Mexico, it has opted unilaterally to force the situation by ruling that migrants who pass through another ...

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