Recent Asylum Policy Changes Explained
201910.01
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Recent Asylum Policy Changes Explained

by on October 1, 2019 in Blog, English

This article attempts to demystify all the recent asylum changes succinctly. It is hard to keep up right now, and I say that as a person who spends all day every day keeping up with Trump policy changes. I regularly have friends message and email me with questions about what is actually happening so they...

201907.22
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One Easy Way

by on July 22, 2019 in Blog, English

Dear friends and colleagues, It’s difficult to keep up these days with all the changes in policies affecting immigrants. At some point, it probably gets overwhelming and confusing so that each announcement feels less significant. For this reason, I have not issued a newsletter at each policy changed, preferring to share them on our firm...

How You Can Help
201906.21
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How You Can Help

by on June 21, 2019 in Blog, English

This is intended for my colleagues who have requested pro bono opportunities related to immigration law in Texas. For folks in Austin, please join me on one of my ongoing monthly trips to the Karnes Detention Center. I still need four volunteers for June. I have also included a list of other nonprofits in Texas...

201902.09
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Facebook Live: Tax Questions

by on February 9, 2019 in Blog, English

Austin immigration attorney, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch hosts Facebook Live with tax preparer Steve Villegas and Rosy Doyle. Steve offers advice and answers some of the most frequently asked questions. They go over what all undocumented immigrants should know before filing taxes. As always, it is imperative that you consult with your attorney before filing any documents...

201901.26
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Facebook Live! Cambios En La Ley de Asilo

by on January 26, 2019 in Blog, Espanol

LIVE! Para mas preguntas favor de llamar al (855) 502-0555. TEMA: La abogada Kate habla sobre cambios buenos en la ley de asilo y como pasar una entrevista de miedo creíble con éxito. (855) 502-0555 Hablando de Karnes Detention Center Como una hora de San Antonio Estoy aqui dando consejos y avisos a los que...

201811.15
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Facebook Live: Fianzas y Arrestos

by on November 15, 2018 in Blog, Espanol

Hoy la abogada Kate y Roxana, su asistente, hablan sobre qué pasa cuando alguien es arrestado por inmigración, como pueden obtener una fianza y cuál es el alivio migratorio más común para alguien que está en proceso de deportación. Deje su pregunta abajo o llame al (855) 502-0555.

201811.15
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Facebook Live: Separacion de Familias

by on November 15, 2018 in Blog, Espanol

Hoy la abogada Kate y su asistente Roxana hablan sobre lo que está pasando en la frontera con la separación de familias inmigrantes. En este momento nuestra oficina está dando consultas gratis a familias afectadas por esta nueva póliza. Para cualquier pregunta o para programar una cita pueden llamar al (855) 502-0555.

My Thoughts On The Migrant Caravan
201810.26
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My Thoughts On The Migrant Caravan

by on October 26, 2018 in Blog, English

There are some important things to consider about the caravan of asylum seekers coming to the US border. I am sharing these thoughts as an immigration lawyer who has practiced asylum law for ten years. 1. Ever since our failure to protect Jews during the Holocaust, the United States has righted that failure by recognizing...

How A Child Moves Through A Broken Immigration System
201806.22
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How A Child Moves Through A Broken Immigration System

by on June 22, 2018 in Blog, English

----- EMILY DREYFUSS AND ISSIE LAPOWSKY ---- AS AN IMMIGRATION attorney working along the US-Mexico border in McAllen, Texas, Carlos García says he’s seen “a lot of sad stuff” over the years. But what he encountered at the McAllen federal courthouse Tuesday left him lost for words. “You walk into the courtroom and there are 90 people waiting to be...

We Are In An Emergency
201806.20
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We Are In An Emergency

by on June 20, 2018 in Blog, English

I imagine this is what it feels like to be an emergency responder – a highway patrolman on the scene of an accident, a firefighter, or an emergency room nurse. You are aware that chaos and suffering surround you, but you put your head down and focus on the task at hand. You know that...

Asylum Decision is A Nail In The Coffin
201806.15
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Asylum Decision is A Nail In The Coffin

by on June 15, 2018 in Blog, English

Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, who has practiced immigration law in Austin for around a decade, calls Sessions' decision "a nail in the coffin." She worries asylum cases won't make it past the first step, which is what's called a credible fear interview. "So asylum officers are going to take this decision by the attorney general and they're...

Would You Pass the Green Card Marriage Interview?
201804.20
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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

Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch Named 2017-2018 Texas Rising Star!
201803.19
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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
201803.14
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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...