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…

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…

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,…

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…

Austin’s Young Leaders Must Stand Up for Incarcerated Children
201905.16
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Austin’s Young Leaders Must Stand Up for Incarcerated Children

The 21st Annual Austin Under 40 Awards ceremony will take place downtown on Saturday, May 18.Nominees (including the four of us) will gather with other community leaders at a black-tie dinner hosted by Young Women’s Alliance and the Young Men’s Business League to celebrate Austin’s emerging professionals and their mentors. We are deeply honored by…

My Meeting With President Bush
201904.04
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My Meeting With President Bush

Two weeks ago, I was honored to be invited to a roundtable immigration policy discussion at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas. The discussion centered around immigrant contributions to the United States and the need for common sense immigration reform that responds to the needs of the American economy and industry. My role was…

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…

201808.27
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Facebook Live: Citizenship Process

by on August 27, 2018 in Blog, English

English and Spanish Video: Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch and her assistant Roxana discuss the citizenship process. Our Lincoln-Goldfinch Law team joins us today answering citizenship questions and talking about the process from personal experience. La abogada de inmigracion en Austin Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch y su asistente Roxana hablan sobre el proceso de la ciudadania. El…

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…

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…

The Lowest Moment In My Career
201806.08
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The Lowest Moment In My Career

by on June 8, 2018 in Blog, English

Yesterday, I met with a mother whose 5-year-old son was literally pulled out of her arms by a Border Patrol Offier while she and her son cried and begged for him not to be taken. She is an asylum seeker who fled death threats in her country. She has not seen or spoken to her…

Trae Alivio y Esperanza Dictamen de Juez Federal Sobre DACA
201805.06
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Trae Alivio y Esperanza Dictamen de Juez Federal Sobre DACA

La abogada de inmigracion en Austin, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, se presento con Telemundo Austin para hablar sobre actualizaciones recientes con respeto a DACA. Gracias a Fidel Campuzano por acompañarnos y a Telemundo Austin por el noticiero. by Yomara Lopez Wednesday, April 25th 2018 En un dictamen de 60 páginas, el juez John Bates exigió el martes…