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Minors Arrested in Immigration Protest | San Jose Immigration Lawyers

Minors Among Those Arrested in Immigration Protest Near U.S. Capitol According to the San Francisco Chronicle, an immigration protest that was held just outside the U.S. Capitol resulted in the ...
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Observations on the Updated USCIS I-601A "Reason to Believe" Policy for Immigrants with Crimes

On January 24, 2014 USCIS announced a new policy ending mandatory denials for I-601A hardship waivers in the case of applicant's with criminal backgrounds. The I-601A provisional waiver program, ...
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AILA SCV CLE: Surviving Your Immigration Court Master Calendar Hearing (14 March 2014)

Here are the materials for the March 14, 2014 AILA SCV Surviving Your Immigration Court Master Calendar Hearing CLE Presentation by Daniel Shanfield, Irma Perez, and Carole Mesrobian. Attached is a ...
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Daniel Shanfield Recognized Among Top California Immigration Lawyers

The Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield - Immigration Defense, PC is pleased to announce that its President and Founder, Daniel Shanfield, has been recognized by the prestigious American Society of Legal ...
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2013 Avvo Clients' Choice Award to Attorney Shanfield

Attorney Daniel Shanfield is a San Jose immigration lawyer dedicated to assisting clients through their immigration problems. He sees the severity of these issues and wants to use his experience to ...
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Immigration Law Update on Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude and Inadmissibility

I recently had the honor of speaking on criminal immigration issues at the annual California Chapters Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and presenting an article with ...
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Applying for Naturalization to United States Citizenship

There are many requirements in place to qualify for naturalization and the process of applying can be complex. It is helpful to have an experienced San Jose immigration defense attorney, who has ...
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Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA; Gay and Lesbian Married Couples to Receive Equal Treatment under Immigration Law

Today the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor took a giant step forward in defense of the human rights of gays and lesbians, striking down the federal government's marriage recognition ...
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Lawyers.com and Martindale Hubbell Honor Firm Founder Daniel Shanfield with "Client Distinction Award"

The Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield Immigration Defense PC is thrilled that the Firm's founder Daniel Shanfield has been honored with the “Client Distinction Award” and ...
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Hello, RPI: "Senate Gang of 8" Releases Latest Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

"Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act" Would Create New "Registered Provisional Immigrant (RPI)" Status On the heels of their January 28, 2013 ...
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What does the Recent Gang of Eight Announcement on Comprehensive Immigration Reform Mean: Some Initial Thoughts

The “ Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform ”, pitched by Senators Schumer, McCain, Durbin, Graham, Menendez, Rubio, Bennet, and Flake, is being hailed as a major step ...
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Obama Administration to Begin New I-601A Provisional Waiver Program, Promote Family Unity for Immigrants in the U.S.

The Obama Administration has announced that, beginning March 4, 2013, certain undocumented immigrants who want to apply for green cards but are are disqualified because of their unlawful presence in ...
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What Happens to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) if Mitt Romney is Elected President?

Many undocumented youth are wondering about the future of Deferred Action under a Mitt Romney Administration. Would Romney cancel DACA grants and take away people’s work permits? Would he start ...
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USCIS Updates Its DACA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals FAQ; Important Guidance on SSN

USCIS on September 14, 2012 updated its FAQ on DACA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, with important guidance on which social security numbers must be listed on the I-765 employment ...
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DREAMer DACA Deferred Action Application Form Released (I-821D)

USCIS today released the I-821D deferred action application form for childhood arrivals. If you bet the over-and-under on how long the DACA application form would be, it's six pages long, or about ...
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DACA Dreamer Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Application Checklist

A wonderful immigrant youth advocacy organization, DREAM Activist, has put out an easy-to-understand checklist to get DREAMers started on applying for DACA Deferred Action. You can also check out our ...
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AILA Issues Important Practice Advisor to Immigration Lawyers on DACA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

The American Immigration Lawyers Association has issued an important legal guide for immigration attorneys on DACA Deferred Action for DREAM Act youth. It's a must for every immigration lawyer ...
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USCIS to Start Accepting DREAMer Childhood Arrivals Deferred Action Applications on August 15, 2012

The third time is the charm: after cancelling two previous stakeholder phone calls with immigrant advocates and immigration defense lawyers, DHS yesterday announced concrete plans for Pres. ...
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How do I apply for DREAM Deferred Action? (Hint: Not Quite Yet)

THE BELOW DACA DEFERRED ACTION INFORMATION HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED! SEE OUR BLOG POST USCIS to Start Accepting DREAMer Childhood Arrivals Deferred Action Applications on August 15, 2012 The Department of ...
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Deferred Action for DREAMers and the Problem of the "Significant Misdemeanor"

THE BELOW DACA DEFERRED ACTION INFORMATION HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED! SEE OUR BLOG POST USCIS to Start Accepting DREAMer Childhood Arrivals Deferred Action Applications on August 15, 2012 Our firm today ...
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Obama Administration to Stop Deportations and Allow Employment for Certain Undocumented Immigrant Youths

THE BELOW DACA DEFERRED ACTION INFORMATION HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED! SEE OUR BLOG POST USCIS to Start Accepting DREAMer Childhood Arrivals Deferred Action Applications on August 15, 2012 DHS today made a ...
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In Latest VAWA Legislation, House Republicans Go After Immigrant Domestic Violence Survivors, Crime Victims

Last month, our office was thrilled to receive a USCIS notice that one of clients from Mexico, a homeless victim of domestic violence, rape and kidnapping, would receive a four-year U visa, and in ...
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Immigration Defense Attorney Daniel Shanfield Successfully Defends Client from Deportation Based on Egregious ICE Constitutional Rights Violations

Immigration Defense Attorney Daniel Shanfield Successfully Defends Client from Deportation Based on Egregious ICE Constitutional Rights Violations In a hearing today before the San Francisco ...
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Applying for U.S. Citizenship with a Criminal Record

Applying for U.S. Citizenship with a criminal record One area where our law firm has helped many clients is in getting US citizenship for immigrants with criminal records. if you’ve ever been ...
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