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things to think about when considering a divorce

Things to Think About When Considering Divorce

Whether you’re contemplating a divorce filing or you’ve been served with papers, there are a number of items to focus on. Here is a quick summar of the two biggest concerns when dealing with divorce. Money If you have children and you made more money then your spouse then...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints for 1-3-2013

            Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints 6pm-1am – Lakewood – undisclosed location 8pm-2am – Los Angeles – W Florence Ave & Broadway Inland Empire DUI Checkpoints Palm Desert – DUI Saturation Patrols Orange County DUI Checkpoints 7pm-3am – Rancho...
What are the Benefits of Applying for Deferred Action?

What are the Benefits of Applying for Deferred Action?

Deferred action for immigration purposes refers to the authorization of individuals who arrived in the U.S. as minors by their parents who were undocumented aliens. The program, also known as DACA or the “Dream Act,” gives low priority to these individuals for immigration...

DUI Checkpoint 11/22/2013

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints 7:30pm-3am – Santa Fe Springs – Undisclosed Location 8pm-2am – Sherman Oaks – Ventura Blvd at Columbus Ave 6pm-2am – Hollywood – DUI Saturation Patrols Inland Empire DUI Checkpoints 6pm-2am – Ontario – Undisclosed Location 9pm-2:30am – Palm Springs –...

If I am Eligible, How Do I Apply for Citizenship?

Once you have been assured that you are eligible for citizenship, there are certain steps to follow when applying. Form N-400 The form to use for applying for US citizenship is the N-400, which can be downloaded from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services website or obtained...

What Can You Do If Arrested by Immigration Officials?

Much of what you can do if you are arrested by immigration officials depends on where you were arrested. If you are arrested at the border or airport, you may have fewer rights than if you are arrested while at work or on the street following a traffic violation, for instance. In...

What is the Dream Act?

The recently enacted Dream Act by the US House of Representatives, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a program that is intended to allow the children of undocumented aliens or those brought to the US as children to not be deported, to be eligible for work and to...

What Are My Immigration Options if I am in the Country Without a Visa or Other Status?

Regardless if you are in the US without a visa or other documented status, there are some options for you to either defer potential deportation or to gain permanent residency status. Some of the more common options are discussed below. Deferred Action (DACA) Should you have...

Form N-400 for Naturalization

For most individuals seeking naturalization, the main form to use is the N-400, which can be obtained either online from the US Citizenship and Naturalization (USCIS) website or from any immigration advocacy group or immigration law office. Before filling out the form, there is a...

Immigrants Driver’s Licenses Now Available

We know that having a car in California is an absolute necessity and for years the undocumented members of our community have had to roll the dice every time they take the wheel. This is no longer the case with a recent passing of a bill signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown....