Tag: immigration law

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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Visa Applicants Need to Be Careful on Social Media

Jun 12, 2019

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.  Social media is simply a fact of life in ...

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DOJ, Louisiana Courts Agree to Improve Language Access

May 31, 2019

In 2017, the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) received a complaint that the 24th Judicial District Court based in Gretna failed to provide help with language access including i...

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A Rare Window Will Open to Apply for F2A Visas

May 22, 2019

Recently, Leah Spivey attended a session with Charlie Oppenheim, the Visa Chief for the Department of State at the Federal Bar Immigration Law Conference in Austin, Texas. Oppenheim monitors the ...

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Trump's Immigration Reform More Campaign Document Than Threat

May 17, 2019

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced what he called a “big, beautiful, bold plan” and a “sweeping modernization of our dysfunctional legal immigration process.” The proposal is an effort...

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New Orleans Advocate Reveals Louisiana's Investment in Immigrant Detention

May 10, 2019

Today, The New Orleans Advocate featured a story that investigates the financial incentives that have prompted sheriffs’ offices in Louisiana to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to ...

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Cantrell Launches Office of Human Rights and Equity in New Orleans

May 8, 2019

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell signed an Executive Order that created an Office of Human Rights and Equity on March 20, 2019. The order acknowledges that “after 300 years, many residents still face...

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Has the Trump Administration Instituted Travel Ban 4.0?

Apr 24, 2019

Monday, the White House issued a new memorandum on Non-immigrant visa overstays   The short version is that the White House thinks the number of people coming in with permission and oversta...

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We Lost and Won at Love Your City Awards

Jan 25, 2019

Congratulations to The Black Men of Labor. Last night at the Love Your City Awards, the famed social aid and pleasure club won in the Culture category at LifeCity’s Love Your City Awards Gala Thursday...

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