202105.20
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TPS for Venezuelans

TPS for Venezuelans What is Temporary Protected Status? Is it only for Venezuelans? Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is an executive program provided by the president when there has been infrastructure collapse in a country in order to provide temporary legal status for anyone affected. The biggest programs of Temporary Protected Status that we've had are...
202105.20
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What to do if a loved one gets detained

What To Do If A Loved One Gets Detained There are several options for people who get detained when they are undocumented. Here we will focus on what happens when a undocumented people have minor police interactions. If an undocumented or documented person commits a crime, that person becomes subject to deportation. For example, if...
202102.13
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Three things To Do To Prepare For Immigration Reform

by on February 13, 2021 in citizenship, vlogs
Three Things To Do To Prepare For Immigration Reform On his first day in office, President Biden canceled the Muslim travel bans, ended the MPP program (although they haven’t release the details of the rollback for the migrants who are waiting their hearings in Mexico), extended DACA protections, granted Deferred Enforcement Departure to Liberians and...
202102.05
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Immigration Scams

by on February 5, 2021 in citizenship, vlogs
Immigration Scams There are many scammers out there and they’re very creative in the ways that they trick people. This is how to be aware and avoid scams. First, regarding TPS, there are some re-registration scams. It's a scam because there is no registration process in the first place. TPS stands for Temporary Protected Status....
202102.05
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Taxes!

by on February 5, 2021 in citizenship, vlogs
Taxes! Tax preparation is one of those areas where it's hard to know who to trust, and it's really important that it's done right. You have to make sure that the tax preparer that you go to isn't just doing everything unethically to get the biggest refund, which can later expose the filer to liabilities...
202101.27
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Immigration Reform and Processing Times

by on January 27, 2021 in citizenship, vlogs
Immigration Reform and Processing Times What does immigration reform look like under the Biden proposal? In this Jan. 20, 2021 stock photograph, President Joe Biden waiting to sign his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci, Stock) Under Executive Action, the president has the...
202101.26
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Wrap Up 2020

by on January 26, 2021 in citizenship, vlogs
Wrap Up 2020 2020 was a long and difficult year for everybody, especially for the immigrant community, of course. First, we discuss policies that have impacted immigrants and the immigrant community specifically related to your cases in the last year. Then we look at what to expect in 2021 with the new administration. What was...
202101.14
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The New Citizenship Test!

by on January 14, 2021 in citizenship, vlogs
The New Citizenship Test! The new citizenship test takes effect on December 1st. This is the naturalization process. Of course, there are US citizens who don't have to naturalize. Some people are born in the US, and some people get their status through a parent. If they're born abroad, they must have a parent who...
202101.12
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What To Do If You Are Arrested or Detained

by on January 12, 2021 in vlogs
What To Do If You Are Arrested or Detained Today's topic is one that is very important, because we're talking about this during the holiday season, but this is a video that is useful throughout the year, particularly for the immigrant community. What we're talking about is what you guys need to know when you...
202012.19
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News About DACA! – Facebook Live

by on December 19, 2020 in vlogs
News About DACA!!: Lincoln-Goldfinch Law - Facebook Live We have good things to share with you about DACA! We are celebrating the update that the DACA program is now back to its original form when it was announced back in 2012. A brief history: It was announced in 2012 and to qualify for DACA, which...
202008.04
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FB Live: Discussion on Work Permits, Asylum, & Filing Fees with Jackie Mann

by on August 4, 2020 in Blog, English

http://https://youtu.be/0lY-BN2XoeM Jackie Mann returns to Lincoln-Goldfinch Law! She is here to talk to Kate about the latest immigration updates. What is going with work permits for asylum seekers? Kate explains the new regulations. The important date to keep in mind is August 25th, which is when everything shifts. Make sure you get your case in!…

202007.14
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FB Live: A Crash Course on Citizenship!

by on July 14, 2020 in Blog, English

Fidel Campuzano joins Kate to talk about how to become a citizen so you can vote! Watch this video to learn the difference between acquired and derived citizenship and naturalization. 3:50 In order to meet the requirements for naturalization, you must be 18 years old, and you must have had your green card for 5…

202007.10
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Actualizaciones de Inmigración: DACA, USCIS, y mas!

by on July 10, 2020 in Blog, Espanol

¡Hola amigos! Estamos recibiendo muchas preguntas sobre quién puede presentar una solicitud inicial de DACA. Este es un video en español de actualizaciones generales de inmigración donde explico quién debe presentar una nueva solicitud, qué está sucediendo con los trabajadores de USCIS que serán suspendidos en agosto y qué significa eso para su caso, y…

202005.31
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Top Five Things To Avoid When You Want A Green Card

Austin Immigration Attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch is live every Tuesday on Facebook! www.facebook.com/lincolngoldfinchlaw In this video, Kate discusses the top five things to avoid when you want a green card. Si necesitas ayuda en español, favor de llamar al (512) 599-8500 para hablar con un representante ahora! Nuestro canal también tiene esta información en español.

We’re Partners!
202005.22
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We’re Partners!

by on May 22, 2020 in Blog, English

I am thrilled to announce that Cori Hash will be joining me as partner at Lincoln-Goldfinch Law! Cori was inspired to become a lawyer after serving in the U.S. Peace Corps in Zimbabwe and observing the injustices and political unrest there. Before joining Lincoln-Goldfinch Law in 2018, she was the Managing Attorney of the Washington,…

Your Safety Is On Our Minds
202003.13
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Your Safety Is On Our Minds

by on March 13, 2020 in Blog, English

Dear friends and colleagues, At our firm, the mission is to Bring Peace to Immigrant Families.  That means always thinking about ways to keep the immigrant community safe and informed.  The Coronavirus is on all our minds and we’d like to talk about how to stay safe.  Lincoln Goldfinch Law is open and we are…

Opportunities For Attorneys to Help Migrants
202002.03
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Opportunities For Attorneys to Help Migrants

by on February 3, 2020 in Uncategorized

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Things are really bad for migrants.  It’s tempting to stop paying attention because it feels hopeless.  I’m not here to feed you rainbows and sunshine about how we can change the situation.  Only the electorate can do that, collectively. BUT – there are some projects happening that will give you the…

201912.18
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Something Worse Than Family Separations

by on December 18, 2019 in Blog, English

I didn’t think I’d ever see anything as cruel as the family separations of 2018.  Our collective anguish and horror over border patrol agents tearing children from their parents’ arms and vanishing them into a system without tracking who belonged to whom eventually created change.  Donald Trump reversed course after the public outcry last summer,…