Immigration Law Blog

Deportation Representation: How Can You Choose the Best Immigration Attorney?

Everything can feel like a whirlwind when you’re facing the prospect of deportation. It’s critical to have an experienced immigration lawyer on your side during this time. Immigration law is complicated, and navigating the legal system without assistance can be highly challenging. A qualified immigration attorney may make all the difference in the results of Read More

Could You Benefit from a Section 245(i) Adjustment of Status?

Section 245(i) Adjustment of Status is an immigration process that permits unauthorized immigrants to become permanent residents in the United States without leaving the country. As a general rule, illegal immigrants are not eligible to apply for lawful permanent residency in the U. S. through adjustment of status. As a result, many unauthorized immigrants in Read More

Previous Marijuana Charges Still Impact Immigrants Despite New Jersey Legalizing Cannabis

On February 22, 2021 Governor Phil Murphy signed the Cannabis Reform Bill into law, legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana for adults 21 years and older. While immigrants can be less concerned about being charged with possession or use of marijuana in the State of New Jersey going forward, immigrants with previous marijuana charges, regardless of whether Read More

Congress Introduces Bill to Provide Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Venezuelans and Provide a Potential Pathway to Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status (Green Card)

On his last day in office, Former President Donald Trump issued a Memorandum deferring the removal of Venezuelans currently residing in the United States without immigration status. The details of the memo have been archived and can be viewed by visiting the following link.  While Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) would allow immigrants to remain in Read More

New Jersey Driver’s Licenses for undocumented immigrants delayed due to COVID-19

On December 19, 2019, Governor Phill Murphy signed a new law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain their New Jersey Driver’s Licenses. Unfortunately, due to the reduction in staff and logistical issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) was unable to implement this policy by the January 1, 2021 Read More

“Parole in Place” – Revival of Discretionary Options for Military Members and their Families by the Biden Administration

Parole in Place, also known as “PIP” is an immigration benefit, which allows certain immigrants who entered the United States unlawfully to apply for a Green Card, employment authorization (EAD), and/or to acquire lawful status based on their familial relationship with a U.S. military member. It is an exceptional immigration benefit which creates a pathway Read More