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July 16, 2018

The GTLA Bar Association is hosting a “What You Need to Know” presentation for the general public about immigrant detention and deportations.  Our own Agnes Jury will be one of the speakers.

When: 21 Jul 2018 - 9:00 AM
Location: Central United Methodist Church

March 2, 2018

With very few exceptions, all males between ages 18 and 25 must register with the Selective Service System (SSS) within 30 days of arriving in the United States. This includes undocumented immigrants. For many undocumented immigrants, submitting their personal informat...

February 26, 2018

It is very important for new residents of the United States to understand their responsibilities as a permanent resident. You must make sure to:

  1. Obey all federal, state, and local laws.

  2. Carry proof of your permanent resident status at all times.

  3. File your...

February 21, 2018

If the parents are married, the law automatically presumes that the husband is also the father of the child. As such, police agencies consider married parents to each have equal rights to their children. Police agencies will generally not get involved in disputes betwe...

February 19, 2018

A conditional permanent resident receives a green card valid for two years. In order to remain a permanent resident, a conditional permanent resident must file a petition to remove the condition during the 90 days before the card expires. The conditions must be removed...

February 15, 2018

Many U.S. citizens do not realize that if they have “sponsored” a non-citizen to become a permanent resident of the United States (i.e. submitted a Form I-864 Affidavit of Support), then the U.S. citizen must notify USCIS of their new address each time they move.

If the...

February 14, 2018

What else can happen if you have support arrearages?

  1. If you owe more than $2,500 in support, the amount of your past-due support will be reported to consumer reporting (i.e. credit) agencies.

  2. If you owe more than $2,500 in support, the Secretary of State will r...