A New Life Awaits You In Austin
201804.06
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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...

201610.24
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Vote for you and your loved ones

by on October 24, 2016 in Blog, English

A central piece of this year's elections has been immigration. The Presidential candidates have maintained clear positions, and we must pay attention to whom will continue to make progressive changes for comprehensive immigration reform. The final Presidential debate elucidated the candidates' antithetical positions over the hot-button issue. The republican nominee began his campaign in June last...

Newsletter Archive: August 2016
201609.19
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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...

201607.27
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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...

June Phone Bank
201606.10
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June Phone Bank

by on June 10, 2016 in Blog, English

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...

America's Prisons for Refugees by Jack Craver
201604.26
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America's Prisons for Refugees by Jack Craver

by on April 26, 2016 in Blog

Jack Craver  Photos by AP Photo/Donna McWilliam and Jack Craver    We have drug dealers coming across, we have rapists, we have killers, we have murderers.” This is the slander against Latin American immigrants made famous by Donald Trump. Unfortunately, it is only a couple of words away from the truth. Murder and rape are...

201601.15
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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...

201601.06
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Help Stop Raids at Family Detention Centers

by on January 6, 2016 in Blog, English

The Department of Homeland Security, under the direction of Secretary Jeh Johnson, began its operation focused on the immediate removal of undocumented immigrants and their families, the majority of which are seeking asylum from persecution. The deportation raids this weekend yielded over 100 adults and children that were arrested and sent to family detention centers...

201510.16
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End Family Detention

by on October 16, 2015 in Blog, English

Many families that immigrate to Texas end up in family detention. These facilities are not suitable for childcare, and it is inappropriate that they be treated as if they were criminals. Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch works with other Austin immigration lawyers to ensure everyone receives the legal help they need. Join the DC-MD-VA Coalition in Support of...

201510.09
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Pilgrimage for Immigrant Families: November 19-21

by on October 9, 2015 in asylum, Blog, English

This year marks the one year anniversary of President Obama's executive action on immigration. Join Austin immigration lawyer Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch & thousands of immigrant families on their three day pilgrimage to ask Gov. Greg Abott to address his opposition to progressive immigration reform. The event, hosted by Workers Defense Project, takes place from November 19...