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Can I Be Arrested at My USCIS Interview?
Can I Be Arrested at My USCIS Interview?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appear to be working together to detain and threaten the deportation of people being interviewed about their marriage to a U.S. citizen. Immigrants who are married to U.S. ...

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      The 601 waiver is a document intended to allow individuals who are deemed inadmissible to the U.S. to request a waiver to remain in America while they ...

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    • Alleged Criminals and Curfews

      Curfews have been around as long as anyone can remember. Young people dread them and, if imposed on adults, they are viewed as an impingement on ...

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    • What are the DACA Guidelines?

      The deferred action for childhood arrivals program, or DACA , was created in 2012 to allow certain immigrants who can to the U.S. as children to ...

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    • When Are You NOT Eligible for DACA Deferred Action?

      When President Obama enacted deferred action for childhood arrivals, also known as DACA , in June 2012, it sparked hope in many young immigrants. This ...

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    • Can I Be Arrested at My USCIS Interview?

      U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appear to be working together to detain and threaten ...

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    • Supreme Court Ruling Opens More Doors for Immigrants

      The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling for Pereira v. Sessions has asserted that undocumented immigrants who are targeted for deportation must first be ...

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    • Can I Still Obtain a Green Card after Living in the U.S. Illegally?

      No matter how long you may have spent living in the U.S. already, there is no easy way to obtain a green card if you have been living here illegally. ...

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      In the state of New York, drug crimes can carry harsh penalties. For those facing federal drug charges the consequences can increase, oftentimes ...

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    • Drug Possession in New York: The Basics

      Although common, facing charges for drug possession can be scary and those arrested often worry about the impact that such a crime will have on their ...

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    • What Can Turn a Drug Crime into a Federal Drug Crime in NY?

      In the state of New York, drug crimes can carry harsh penalties. For those facing federal drug charges the consequences can increase, oftentimes ...

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    • Drug Possession in New York: The Basics

      Although common, facing charges for drug possession can be scary and those arrested often worry about the impact that such a crime will have on their ...

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    • Arrested for a DWI on Halloween?

      Increase in Law Enforcement Over Halloween Weekend From Saturday, October 29 through Tuesday, November 1, expect to see an increase in New York State ...

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      Labor Day weekend has come to an end, marking the unofficial end of summer and beginning of the fall season. At Musa-Obregon Law PC , we realize that ...

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    • Challenging Your DUI Charges: All Hope is Not Lost

      According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles , driving under the influence is a crime that in punishable by law. If convicted the ...

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      In the state of New York, drug crimes can carry harsh penalties. For those facing federal drug charges the consequences can increase, oftentimes ...

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    • ICE Detainers and Holds on Federal Defendants with Bail

      When an individual is arrested by local law enforcement agency (LEA) and is discovered to be a noncitizen, they will notify Immigration and Customs ...

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    • What are Field Sobriety Tests?

      Police officers who stop you on suspicion of DWI can ask you to perform a Field Sobriety Test to help determine if you are indeed intoxicated. One of ...

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    • Can I Still Obtain a Green Card after Living in the U.S. Illegally?

      No matter how long you may have spent living in the U.S. already, there is no easy way to obtain a green card if you have been living here illegally. ...

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    • Does Having a Job Help You Get a Green Card?

      The prospect of a job offer in the United States can fill many immigrants with hope. Will this be an opportunity to obtain a green card ? While a job ...

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    • The Green Card: Opening New Doors for Same-Sex Couples

      The differentiation between same sex and opposite sex marriages “demeans the couple, whose moral and sexual choices the Constitution protects, and ...

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    • Can I Be Arrested at My USCIS Interview?

      U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appear to be working together to detain and threaten ...

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    • Supreme Court Ruling Opens More Doors for Immigrants

      The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling for Pereira v. Sessions has asserted that undocumented immigrants who are targeted for deportation must first be ...

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    • ICE Detainers and Holds on Federal Defendants with Bail

      When an individual is arrested by local law enforcement agency (LEA) and is discovered to be a noncitizen, they will notify Immigration and Customs ...

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    • Can I Be Arrested at My USCIS Interview?

      U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appear to be working together to detain and threaten ...

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    • Can I Sponsor My Same-Sex Partner for a Green Card?

      At Musa-Obregon Law PC, our New York immigration lawyers are proud to serve the legal needs of those interested in LGBT immigration . Many of our ...

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    • What You Need to Know About the U.S. Travel Ban

      If you’ve been out of touch with the news, you may not have heard of Executive Order (EO) 13769, alternatively titled “Protecting the Nation from ...

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    • DACA/DAPA Currently On Hold Awaiting Court Decision

      Millions of unauthorized immigrants await the decision of the federal court for the expanded deferred action program enacted by President Obama via ...

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    • What are the DACA Guidelines?

      The deferred action for childhood arrivals program, or DACA , was created in 2012 to allow certain immigrants who can to the U.S. as children to ...

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    • Queens is Top NYC Borough with Eligible DACA, DAPA Immigrants

      Roughly 230,000 undocumented immigrants residing in the five boroughs of New York City are eligible for the deferred action programs penned President ...

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    • Supreme Court Ruling Opens More Doors for Immigrants

      The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling for Pereira v. Sessions has asserted that undocumented immigrants who are targeted for deportation must first be ...

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    • International Adoption: How to Bring Your Child Home

      International adoption is a worthwhile endeavor, one that is sure to pay dividends for years to come. Getting to the point of actually bringing your ...

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    • Is Sexting Illegal in New York?

      The act of sexting, sending explicit messages and photos via phone, is considered illegal in New York City and can, in fact, result in child ...

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    • NYPD's New Initiative to Reduce Juvenile Crime

      In January 2007, the New York Police Department (NYPD) started a new initiative to combat juvenile crime in New York, known as Juvenile Robbery ...

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      When you think about the weight that a naturalization interview carries, the thought of doing well can be intimidating, especially if you feel ...

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      The act of sexting, sending explicit messages and photos via phone, is considered illegal in New York City and can, in fact, result in child ...

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    • New York Sex Offender Registry: FAQs

      In the state of New York, those convicted of sex crimes may be ordered to register as a sex offender for a certain amount of time. We’re answering ...

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    • Expungement and Immigration: Should I Seal My Record?

      The process of sealing your criminal record is called expungement . Individuals may want to have their records expunged for a variety of reasons. For ...

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    • What is the H-1B Visa "Lottery" System?

      The H-1B is a non-immigrant work visa that is issued through U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS). Officially referred to as “random ...

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    • Queens is Top NYC Borough with Eligible DACA, DAPA Immigrants

      Roughly 230,000 undocumented immigrants residing in the five boroughs of New York City are eligible for the deferred action programs penned President ...

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    • When Are You NOT Eligible for DACA Deferred Action?

      When President Obama enacted deferred action for childhood arrivals, also known as DACA , in June 2012, it sparked hope in many young immigrants. This ...

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    • What is Legal Search & Seizure in NY?

      Since the dawn of the Constitution, Americans have come to expect the constant protection of certain rights. But these rights aren't always as black ...

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    • Car Searches Without a Warrant

      When Is It Legal For the Police To Search My Car? Most Americans have been stopped by the police in their car, whether it was for speeding, a broken ...

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    • When is the NYPD Stop and Frisk Policy Too Much?

      An important of our criminal justice system is based on a reasonable doubt standard namely the criminal standard of proof. This legal standard of ...

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    • New York Sex Offender Registry: FAQs

      In the state of New York, those convicted of sex crimes may be ordered to register as a sex offender for a certain amount of time. We’re answering ...

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    • New York Sex Offender Registry: FAQs

      In the state of New York, those convicted of sex crimes may be ordered to register as a sex offender for a certain amount of time. We’re answering ...

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    • Falsas Acusaciones Criminales Como Violencia

      Lo que mucha gente no nota, es que las acusaciones falsas son un destacable tipo de violencia contra los hombres que pueden arruinar sus vidas ...

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    • Economistas Dudan que el Control en Inmigración Abra más Puestos de Trabajo en América

      La Administración de Trump ha desarrollado una reputación basada en la represión en contra de la inmigración ilegal y la aceptación de refugiados en ...

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    • Problemas de Inmigración de las Paradas de Tráfico

      Mientras que una parada policial por acciones simples como el exceso de velocidad, un cambio de carril inseguro, o un faro roto puede ser solo un ...

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    • NYPD's New Initiative to Reduce Juvenile Crime

      In January 2007, the New York Police Department (NYPD) started a new initiative to combat juvenile crime in New York, known as Juvenile Robbery ...

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    • Can I Sponsor My Same-Sex Partner for a Green Card?

      At Musa-Obregon Law PC, our New York immigration lawyers are proud to serve the legal needs of those interested in LGBT immigration . Many of our ...

      View More
    • What is the H-1B Visa "Lottery" System?

      The H-1B is a non-immigrant work visa that is issued through U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS). Officially referred to as “random ...

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    • What Is the Tier 4 Student Visa?

      Tier 4 student visas are for adults who wish to live in the United Kingdom for educational purposes. If you are looking to study in the UK, then you ...

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