Client Passes Citizenship Exam

Client Passes Citizenship Exam

by on September 28, 2016 in Blog, English

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...


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

by on July 27, 2016 in Blog, English

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

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...


PETITION: Immigrant Mother Affected by ICE Raid Suffering Seizures - Help get her released!

An immigrant mother who has been affected by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raids earlier this month has suffered three seizures at the Dilley Center since her detainment in a raid that took place in Atlanta. This mother's health continued to deteriorate as demonstrated by the fourth seizure she suffered yesterday afternoon. Immigrant families...


It's Time To Be Heard Again!

by on December 2, 2015 in Blog, English

Tell Texas: Detention centers are not child care facilities! On November 20, 2015, state District Judge Karin Crump of Travis County ruled that Texas may not claim an "emergency" to expedite the licensing of two private detention centers holding immigrant families. This move was an attempted workaround to a federal district judge's ruling in July that...


Urgent Action Needed: Stop Texas DFPS From Licensing Family Detention Centers

by on October 21, 2015 in Blog, English

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services may soon license family detention centers and we need your help to stop it. These prison-like facilities are unfit to provide fundamental childcare and their conditions are in direct violation of a 1997 court settlement (Flores V. Reno), which defines the standards for the detention, release, and treatment of...