U.S. Immigration Law and Morton’s Fork
U.S. Immigration Law and Morton’s Fork
Author: Attorneys at Antone, Casagrande & Adwers
Recently, a client filing for a hardship waiver obtained letters of support from friends and family for the Immigration Judge, asking that discretion be exercised to grant the waiver. A common theme pinpointed in all of the letters was that...
Immigration Laws that Need to be Amended
Immigration Laws that Need to be Amended
Author: N. Peter Antone
We recently encountered a case where a young couple planning to get married had a difficult experience with our immigration system. The young woman was a U.S. citizen who was planning on a U.S. wedding to her Japanese fiancé. A...
Deferred Action Announced for Dreamers
Deferred Action Announced for Dreamers
Author: Attorneys at Antone, Casagrande & Adwers
On June 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced in a memo that deferred action will be implemented for certain undocumented youth. Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will begin to exercise...
DOMA Unconstitutional Per US Supreme Court Decision
DOMA Unconstitutional Per US Supreme Court Decision
Author: Attorneys at Antone, Casagrande & Adwers
U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Rule DOMA as Unconstitutional Will Help Bi-national Same-Sex Couples in the United States. The decision on June 26, 2013, issued by the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor, holding that Section 3...
Recent announcements by DHS regarding Parole in Place, DOMA and DACA.
Recent announcements by DHS regarding Parole in Place, DOMA and DACA.
Author: Attorneys at Antone, Casagrande & Adwers
Parole in Place for Spouses, Children, and Parents of Veterans and Military Members New Policy Memorandum from the Obama Administration Makes it Possible for Certain Relatives of Military Members and Veterans to Remain in the U.S. and Possibly Adjust Status...
Temporary Protected Status
Temporary Protected Status
Author: Attorneys at Antone, Casagrande & Adwers
On October 3, 2018, Federal Judge Edward M. Chen presiding over the United States District Court of the Northern District of California made a groundbreaking decision to grant a preliminary injunction to beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from El...
Maximalist Law Enforcement
Maximalist Law Enforcement
Author: N. Peter Antone
On December 23, 2019 Tali Farhadian Weinstein—General Counsel of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office—wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times titled “An Immigrant’s Gift on Christmas Eve.” In it, she tells her family’s story of immigration to the...
Birthright Citizenship
Birthright Citizenship
Author: Mike Yu
With President Trump’s recent announcement on his plans to end birthright citizenship through an executive order, questions have arisen in recent news as to both the underlying reasons and the practical implementation of such a declaration. President Trump asserts that...