CONSENT OR NOT CONSENT: THAT IS THE QUESTION
An all too-often refrain from law enforcement when explaining why it was okay for them to have searched someone’s person, automobile, or even home is “he consented” or “she consented”...
How to Apply for a Green Card Through Marriage to a U.S. Citizen
Marriage to a U.S. citizen is one of the most common ways that non-citizens obtain their green cards in the U.S. Naturally, the law the requires that the marriage be a legitimate one based on a bona fide intent of the spouses to start a life together. Marriages entered [...]
Immigration and DPD’s New Marijuana Cite & Release Policy
On April 12, 2017, the Dallas City Council voted to implement a new “cite and release” program for certain marijuana offenses. The policy will take effect on October 1, 2017, and directs Dallas police officers to simply issue a citation and then release people found in possession of less [...]
How to Apply for the National Interest Waiver (NIW) Green Card
The national interest waiver (NIW) is a much sought after path to a U.S. permanent resident card. It is a variant of the EB2 green card category for employment-based immigrants. In order to qualify for the NIW, an applicant must first demonstrate that he or she qualifies for the [...]