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Upcoming Events for May & June 2021

Upcoming Events for May & June 2021

I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) 2021 Annual Virtual Conference. I will be presenting at the panel titled Non-Immigrant Visas and will focus on E-1 and E-2: Treaty Traders and Investors and I...

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Is the S-Corporation the Right Entity Choice for Your Business?

Is the S-Corporation the Right Entity Choice for Your Business?

If you are a small business owner or you are planning to start a business, you may have some preliminary concerns to address at an early stage of the execution of your business plan. One of these preliminary questions is what type of legal entity may be best for you....

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10 Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Lawyer for Your Business

10 Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Lawyer for Your Business

Managing a business and practicing business law run in my DNA. I grew up in a family of attorneys and business owners. From an early age, I saw my grandfather and my parents running wine related businesses, while having full-time law practices. I have spent over 20...

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News for TPS Holders Who Traveled Abroad

News for TPS Holders Who Traveled Abroad

WHAT IS NEW? USCIS has adopted the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) decision on Matter of Z‑R‑Z‑C. that affects Temporary Protected Status (TPS) who traveled abroad and re-entered. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? The decision holds that: A Temporary Protected...

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USCIS Delays Production of Employment Cards and Green Cards

USCIS Delays Production of Employment Cards and Green Cards

USCIS has shut down printing of documents evidencing legal status and work authorization for immigrants and nonimmigrants, including green cards and employment authorization documents (EAD), in Corbin, KY, weeks ago, and USCIS has scaled back printing at the second...

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Immigration Preparedness Toolkit

Immigration Preparedness Toolkit

The Immigration Preparedness Toolkit is a resource-packed informational document, prepared by ILRC, designed to help immigrants with no legal status or in mixed status families begin to understand the immigration legal landscape and plan for their own journey through...

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Attitude of Gratitude: I Celebrate You

Attitude of Gratitude: I Celebrate You

On our birthday, we are showered with gifts and wishes from family, friends, colleagues, co-workers, acquaintances. After all, it is a special day to celebrate and it has a special place in our hearts.   Love and affection are the forces that bring us...

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Employment-Based EB1C Visa Approved

Employment-Based EB1C Visa Approved

We want to congratulate our business client on the approval of the I-140 petition for an alien worker. We filed this petition for an International Manager EB-1C visa category with US Citizenship and Immigration Service in June 2019. The petition was approved on...

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Carga Publica: Nuevas Reglas

Carga Publica: Nuevas Reglas

El 14 de agosto de 2019, DHS publico la Regla Final relacionada con la causal de inadmisibilidad por carga pública, de acuerdo a la sección 212 (a) (4) de la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad.  El siguiente es un resumen de la nueva regla que entrara en vigencia...

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Que Es La Remoción Acelerada Y Como Nos Afectara?

Que Es La Remoción Acelerada Y Como Nos Afectara?

“La remoción acelerada ( “expedited removal”) es un proceso rápido y sumario para remover a ciertos no ciudadanos sin una audiencia ante un juez de inmigración. Por ley, la remoción acelerada se aplica únicamente a las personas que son inadmisibles: personas...

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New Laws in Effect Beginning January 1, 2019

New Laws in Effect Beginning January 1, 2019

Several significant laws went into effect in California on January 1, 2019.  The laws are related to Workplace Rights, Criminal Justice & Public Safety, Environmental & Heath Laws. Some significant Bills are: SB 826 requires that all...

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CLP Volunteer Attorney Reunites Family Just in Time

CLP Volunteer Attorney Reunites Family Just in Time

Immigration waiting periods, enabling legal re-entry into the United States typically last between 18-24 months. For one Mexican woman, this timeframe was potentially heartbreaking. Her husband was dying of Stage 4 brain cancer and was in hospice care in the U.S. He...

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The Importance of a Custom-Drafted Operating Agreement

The Importance of a Custom-Drafted Operating Agreement

The Operating Agreement of a Limited Liability Company (LLC) contains the fundamental understanding among its members from how the company will operate to the members’ respective rights and obligations, such as issues like voting, ownership and management rights, exit...

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Asylum Claims Temporarily Approved

Asylum Claims Temporarily Approved

US District Judge Jon Tigar on Monday temporarily blocked federal authorities from denying asylum claims from immigrants who have illegally crossed the US-Mexico border, noting the rule would increase dangers for asylum-seekers. “Whatever the scope of the President’s...

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Tondini to Speak at SDNCBA Event

Tondini to Speak at SDNCBA Event

Attorney Silvina Tondini will be speaking about “Immigration in the Trump Era: policies, laws and trends affecting immigrants and families” on November 29, 2018 at the Vista County Library. The event is organized by the San Diego North County Bar Association, San...

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Are Your Families Prepared?

Are Your Families Prepared?

“These materials provide guidance for educators and other professionals working with immigrant parents to be able to conduct family preparedness workshops. Family preparedness workshops help families engage in contingency planning for their children, in the event of...

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