USCIS to Begin Using More Secure Mail Delivery Service
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USCIS to Begin Using More Secure Mail Delivery Service

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the agency will begin phasing in use of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Signature Confirmation Restricted Delivery service to mail Green Cards and other secure documents beginning April 30, 2018. The first phase will affect documents that need to be re-mailed because they have been…

GIVING CITY: $750,000 in funding cut for immigrant legal assistance (Statesman)
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GIVING CITY: $750,000 in funding cut for immigrant legal assistance (Statesman)

by on April 20, 2018 in Blog, English

An Austin nonprofit will struggle to offer its legal assistance program to immigrant detainees after the Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it would halt millions in grant funding. Rebecca Lightsey, executive director of American Gateways, the nonprofit that provides those services to three detention centers in Texas, calls the decision “almost unconscionable.” The programs…

Would You Pass the Green Card Marriage Interview?
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Would You Pass the Green Card Marriage Interview?

by on April 20, 2018 in Blog, English

Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch is quoted in the New York Times on a piece regarding Green Card Marriage Interviews. Check out the full article by following the link below: “’We have seen more scrutiny and more questions about marriage lately,’ said Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, an immigration lawyer in Austin.” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/us/green-card-marriage-interview-test.html

We Are Hiring! Paralegal & Senior Attorney
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We Are Hiring! Paralegal & Senior Attorney

by on April 10, 2018 in Blog, English

PARALEGAL Dynamic immigration firm in Austin, Texas seeks a bilingual paralegal to handle our removal defense and humanitarian caseload.  Visit https://www.lincolngoldfinch.com/paralegal  for more information and to apply. Only applicants who follow instructions will be contacted. Applications received through this posting service will be disregarded. ATTORNEY Dynamic immigration firm in Austin, Texas seeks a bilingual Senior Associate to…

A New Life Awaits You In Austin
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A New Life Awaits You In Austin

by on April 6, 2018 in Blog, English

Are you immigrating to the United States or planning a move from one state to another and considering a move to beautiful Austin, Texas? If so, there are some things you need to know about life in Austin that will help make your transition go a little smoother. It can take several weeks for property…

All-Immigrant Resource Fair 2018
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All-Immigrant Resource Fair 2018

by on March 20, 2018 in Blog, English

Earlier this month, we partnered with our friends and fellow immigration advocates to present our first All-Immigrant Resource Fair! Thanks to all who helped make this a roaring success. Our community thrives on your contributions of time, information, and support. We hope to keep providing you with as much information and help as possible. See…

Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch Named 2017-2018 Texas Rising Star!
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Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch Named 2017-2018 Texas Rising Star!

by on March 19, 2018 in Blog, English

We’re honored to share with you that your favourite immigration attorney here in Austin, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, has been selected to the 2017-2018 Texas Rising Stars list! This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Texas. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of…

Guest Post: The Dual Citizenship Guidelines and the difference with a Second Passport
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Guest Post: The Dual Citizenship Guidelines and the difference with a Second Passport

by on March 14, 2018 in Blog, English

Guest Post provided by courtesy of Rapid Passport. Click here for more info.  The concept of Dual or Second Citizenship is ideal for individuals looking for business opportunities and international mobility in their quest to be successful. This is not just because it allows them to gain access to two social service systems and two…

Kate Stops A Mother And Her Daughter From Being Deported
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Kate Stops A Mother And Her Daughter From Being Deported

by on February 22, 2018 in Blog, Espanol

Inmigrantes comparten su historia de éxito al lograr permanecer en este país Por: KAKW | Publicado: Feb 21, 2018 | 06:41 PM EST Esta madre y su hija narraron su proceso en inmigración, después de temer una deportación han logrado permanecer. Abogada de inmigración en Austin, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, nos habla sobre la experiencia de acompañar…

Happy Clients 2017
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Happy Clients 2017

by on December 1, 2017 in Blog, English

Lincoln-Goldfinch Law presents the Happy Clients series! Our immigration law firm here in Austin represents amazing immigrants with all sorts of backgrounds. It is our honor to be able to serve them and bring peace to their families. Congratulations to all our happy clients this year! We’re excited for 2018. Lincoln-Goldfinch law presenta la series…

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Facebook Live: TPS (En Español)

by on November 3, 2017 in Blog, Espanol

La abogada de inmigracion Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch nos explica que va a pasar si TPS see cancela y que tipos de alivios migratorio hay para la comunidad inmigrante. La abogada de inmigracion Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch nos explica que va a pasar si TPS see cancela y que tipos de alivios migratorio hay para la comunidad inmigrante.

201708.23
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10 Tips For Undocumented Immigrants / 10 Consejos Para Inmigrantes Indocumentados

by on August 23, 2017 in Blog, English

Tips for Undocumented Immigrants 1. You have the constitutional right to remain silent and do not have to tell anyone your immigration status or place of birth.  Documented people should also exercise this right so that we are all resisting the law together. 2. You have the right not to be stopped or detained without reasonable…

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Julie Flanders Speaks at Poverty Law Conference 2017

by on April 14, 2017 in Blog, English

Our very own Austin immigration attorney, Julie Flanders, spoke at the Poverty Law Conference in Houston this year. The Conference provides essential legal training for attorneys that work with low-income Texans. Notable presenters that joined Julie included: Jennifer Hixon, Director of CASA RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services), Manoj Govindaiah, Director…

DHS Memos on Immigration Executive Orders – Memorandos del DHS sobre las ordenes ejecutivas de inmigracion
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DHS Memos on Immigration Executive Orders – Memorandos del DHS sobre las ordenes ejecutivas de inmigracion

by on February 20, 2017 in Blog, English, Espanol

DHS memos implementing the Executive Orders on immigration have been signed. My understanding is that they are final but not published. They do what we feared: massively increase detention, apply mandatory detention to detained immigrants wherever possible, apply expedited removal (summary deportation with no judicial review) across the board, and deputize local law enforcement agencies…