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Immigrants with attorneys at their immigration court hearings has jumped from 39% in 2009 to 59% in 2013
The majority of immigration court cases now involve legal representation.
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Draft memo from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to DHS' Jeh Johnson on more humane enforcement practices
Discussion of the progress towards comprehensive immigration reform in 2013, including CIR Bill passed by Senate, statements by legislators, & news stories.
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Discharge petition has 191/281 votes - thus far all from Democrats. Unlikely they'll get the 27 more they need.
Discharge petition still 27 signatures short of forcing vote on comprehensive reform legislation.
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The DHS will soon be publishing a rule making spouses of H-1B workers eligible for work authorization
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H-1B Lotteries - Disaster for America!
The USCIS conducted two random H-1B lotteries to select 85,000 foreign-born professionals out of 172,500 sponsored by employers in the U.S.
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2014 Poverty Guidelines have been released - check these amounts against your affidavit of support before filing
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House Democrats target 30 Republicans in attempt to gain support to force immigration vote
House Democrats are rolling out a new strategy to target 30 House Republicans on immigration reform during the two-week congressional recess, marking a last-ditch effort to force GOP action on a legislative overhaul.The new pressure tactic includes a memo distributed to those 30 districts held by Republicans who have expressed public support for some...
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Tips on recruiting international physicians and sponsoring them for H-1B visas and green cards
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USCIS now notifying attorneys if their H-1B petitions have been accepted via e-mail - we received our first today!
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USCIS to provide DACA renewal information, and new Form I-821D, in May - stay tuned!
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Immigration Attorney
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Our law firm (7 Attorneys, 100+ Years of Combined Experience) represents corporate and individual clients in all 50 states in obtaining temporary working visas, permanent residence, US citizenship, deportation defense, Federal litigation
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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600 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Immigration Lawyer
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I worked for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service from 1976 to 1982 when I entered the private practice of immigration law.  I manage a firm of 7 attorneys who have a combined total of over 100 years of experience practicing immigration law.  We represent corporate and individual clients across the U.S. and around the world.  Our websites www.shusterman.com  (English) and www.inmigracion-abogado.com (Spanish) are virtual encyclopedias of U.S. immigration laws and procedures. 
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  • UCLA School of Law
    1970 - 1973
  • University of Edinburgh
    1968 - 1969
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    1966 - 1969
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How to Prepare an E-2 Visa Petition - Avvo.com
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An E-2 visa petition is one of the nicest working visas around. This Legal Guide will give some pointers on what to do.

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Many times, people think that getting the green card is easiest through marriage and they will enter into a marriage that is not bona-fide.

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