DHS Memos on Immigration Executive Orders – Memorandos del DHS sobre las ordenes ejecutivas de inmigracion
201702.20
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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…

Valentine’s Day 2017 – Dia de San Valentin 2017
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Valentine’s Day 2017 – Dia de San Valentin 2017

by on February 17, 2017 in Blog, english, espanol

This February 14th we celebrate a client that was recommended for citizenship. Love always wins! If you or a loved one need help with your immigration case, please call 512.599.8500 to speak with Austin immigration attorney, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch. Este 14 de Febrero celebramos un cliente quien fue recomendado para la ciudadania. El amor siempre gana!…

201702.03
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Acciones Ejecutivas en Español

by on February 3, 2017 in Blog, english, espanol

Queridos clientes y amigos de Lincoln-Goldfinch Law, aquí pueden leer las acciones ejecutivas oficiales en español. Si tiene mas preguntas sobre su caso de inmigración, por favor llama a la abogada Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch. 512.599.8500 Below you will find the Spanish translations of President Trump’s latest executive actions concerning immigrants. If you have concerns about your…

201701.27
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Green Card 2017

by on January 27, 2017 in Blog, english, espanol

First green card of the year brings us sunny feelings amidst this challenging time. We are still with you. A pesar de estos tiempos difíciles, seguimos luchando. Felicidades a esta pareja! Estamos contigo. Call Austin Immigration Attorney, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch for help with your immigration case today! 512.599.8500

201612.16
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Green Card!

by on December 16, 2016 in Blog, english

One of the greatest joys I get from being an Austin Immigration Attorney is seeing the smiles on my clients’ faces when they receive positive news on their immigration status. So excited to share this photo of a client receiving his Green Card this week. Una de las mas grandes satisfacciones de ser una abogada…

Breaking News: RAICES is in need of volunteers in San Antonio to help with family detention releases!
201612.05
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Breaking News: RAICES is in need of volunteers in San Antonio to help with family detention releases!

by on December 5, 2016 in Blog, english

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mass Releases from Family Detention after Texas Court Blocks Childcare Licenses of Family Detention Centers Statement from Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services San Antonio, TX —  Over the weekend, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) hurriedly released over 460 mothers and children from Karnes and Dilley Family Detention Center to…

Los quiero mucho y estoy con ustedes. I love you and I am with you.
201611.09
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Los quiero mucho y estoy con ustedes. I love you and I am with you.

Dear friends and clients, I know we are all reeling from the election results. Understandably, you are looking to your attorney for reassurance about your future and your family’s future. I am here for you and want you to have this information.  I will continue to fight for you. I cannot explain why Donald Trump…

Vote for you and your loved ones. Vota para ti y tus seres queridos.
201610.24
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Vote for you and your loved ones. Vota para ti y tus seres queridos.

by on October 24, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

Una pieza central en las eleciones de este año ha sido inmigración. Los candidatos presidenciales han mantenido clara sus posiciones, y debemos prestar atención en quien continuara haciendo cambios progresivos para una reforma comprensiva de inmigración. En el debate final presidencial los candidatos elucidaron su posición antitética sobre la tema controversial. El candidato republicano arranco su…

USCIS: Immigration Fees are Going Up – Subirán Tarifas de Inmigracion
201610.22
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USCIS: Immigration Fees are Going Up – Subirán Tarifas de Inmigracion

by on October 22, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

Starting December, USCIS raises their fees on various immigration forms. If you or a loved one need help with your immigration case, please contact Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch at 512.599.8500. Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. A partir de Diciembre, USCIS subirá las tarifas de varias formas de inmigración. Si usted or un familiar necesitan ayuda con sus…

No Human Being is Illegal
201610.04
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No Human Being is Illegal

by on October 4, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

We encourage positivity and love at our Austin immigration office. Our clients are very much like our extended family. Our new Pinterest page reflects our commitment to making the world a kinder and more informed place. Check out our latest pins! If you or loved one need legal help, contact Austin immigration lawyer, Kate Lincoln-Goldfich…

Client Passes Citizenship Exam
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Client Passes Citizenship Exam

by on September 28, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

As an immigration attorney in Austin, I experience an array of emotions on a daily basis. Sometimes we have wins and sometimes there are extra challenges. Today, I am so proud of my client today for passing his citizenship exam. We are all smiles!!! 🙂 Mi trabajo como abogada de inmigración en Austin viene con…

Newsletter Archive: August 2016
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Newsletter Archive: August 2016

by on September 19, 2016 in Blog, english

I’m glad that I have something positive to report in this article.  If I’m being honest, this is a bit of a dark time for this an immigration attorney in Austin. This election year has highlighted and drawn out racism and xenophobia in our community.  To add to that, I have been doing a lot…

Texas reaches deal on birth certificates for immigrant kids
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Texas reaches deal on birth certificates for immigrant kids

by on September 12, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

If you or a loved one have any questions over this issue, please do not hesitate to contact Austin immigration attorney, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch. 512-599-8500 Si usted un o un ser querido tiene preguntas sobre obtener actas de nacimiento para su hijo o hija en Tejas, favor de llamar la abogada de inmigración, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch. 512-599-8500…

Lincoln-Goldfinch Law Newsletter: August Issue
201608.19
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Lincoln-Goldfinch Law Newsletter: August Issue

by on August 19, 2016 in Blog, english

Have you signed up for our newsletter? I love sharing my personal thoughts working as an immigration attorney in Austin and I’d love to keep you posted on the most important news. Email us at info@lincolngoldfinch.com and say you’d like to be included! Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at this month’s issue: http://eepurl.com/ccf-UH

August Phone Bank
201608.09
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August Phone Bank

by on August 9, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

Telemundo Austin and Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch plus her team join forces for a LIVE phone bank in Austin at the Telemundo studios where you can phone in with any question on immigration you may have! Telemundo Austin y la abogada de inmigración Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch se juntan para un banco de llamadas! Marquen al numero que esta…

201607.27
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Obama Administration: Central American Refugees To Be Temporarily Protected in Costa Rica

The refugee crisis does not disappear overnight simply because it is not in the spotlight of political commentators or social media pages. Thousands of Central Americans seeking refuge from violence and persecution still need help. In an effort to meet this demand, the Obama administration has announced a partnership with Costa Rica to extend protection, albeit…

Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo
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Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo

by on June 23, 2016 in Blog, english

The Supreme Court has announced a 4-4 tie decision in the case of United States vs. Texas, on whether President Obama’s executive order to suspend deportations and grant undocumented immigrants work permits is within his scope of authority as commander in chief. This means that the fifth circuit injunction against the program will stand and…

June Phone Bank
201606.10
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June Phone Bank

Austin’s favorite immigration attorney and team has teamed up with Telemundo Austin once again to answer your questions on immigration on the phone in a program called El Poder de Saber!  (Translation: The Power of Knowing) Nos hemos juntado con Telemundo Austin para hacer banco de llamadas y contestar sus preguntas sobre inmigracion en un…

201605.09
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Interview with Ellis Prater-Burgess

Kate spoke to Ellis Prater-Burgess on her experience working with refugees at the Hutto detention center. Follow the link below for the full story. Kate se entrevisto con Ellis Prater-Burgess y nos cuenta de su experiencia con los refugiados en el centro de detencion en Hutto. Hagan clic en el enlace de abajo para ver…

Happy Mother’s Day
201605.08
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Happy Mother’s Day

“Madre hay solo una, no la ames en pasado o futuro. Ámala en presente.” – Pedro Pantoja Santiago Feliz de las Madres de mi familia a ustedes! Yo estare con mi pequeña. 🙂 (Translation: “There is only one mother, so do not love her in the past or future. Love her in the present.”) Happy…

201605.07
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Lawsuit: Grassroots Leadership v. Texas Dept. of Family & Protective Services (Part II)

When the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services granted a childcare license to Karnes County Residential Center, Grassroots Leadership quickly responded. And on Wednesday, a Texas Judge granted a temporary restraining order that prevents the Texas DFPS from licensing another such facility. More in the link below. La jueza estatal de distrito firmó el miércoles una…

TBT: Cinco De Mayo 2016
201605.05
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TBT: Cinco De Mayo 2016

Despues de un dia largo en el trabajo, que no se nos olvide la conmemoración de la Batalla de Puebla. Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Que siempre sigan luchando para superar las batallas de cada dia. Salud! After a long day at the office, let us not forget the Mexican army’s victory at the Battle of…