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Carl Shusterman
Attended UCLA School of Law
Lives in Los Angeles, California
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The August Visa Bulletin is out - check your priority date!
The Visa Bulletin shows you the waiting times for obtaining green cards through family and employment preference categories.
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Watch tonight on KCBS: Attorney Shusterman to discuss the influx of Central American immigrants and their legal rights
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Our July Immigration Newsletter is Now Online
The Supreme Court decided the CSPA Lawsuit in favor of the government and against immigrant families. DACA Renewals, July 2014 Visa Bulletin, Immigration
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POTUS: The failure of House Republicans to pass a darn bill is bad for our security, it's bad for our economy and it's bad for our future
In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on immigration and will move on his own to make policy changes in what has been a top second-term priority of his presidency. Obama said he will refocus immigration...
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Government plan to turn warehouse in Texas into a processing facility for unaccompanied children who have entered the US illegally.
A surge of immigrant children pouring into Texas and across the southwest U.S. border brought Republican and Democratic leaders Monday to federal facilities across the state where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors are being held in temporary shelters.
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Rand Paul on the GOP and Amnesty: "We're trapped in a word that means different things to different people."
(CNN) - Immigration may not have been "the paramount issue" in Eric Cantor's crushing primary loss, Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican, on a conference call with reporters, added that he's still in favo...
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In today's blog post, I discuss the Supreme Court's decision on CSPA
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Our July newsletter covers the Supreme Court's decision in the government's favor on CSPA, DACA Renewals, and more
The Supreme Court decided the CSPA Lawsuit in favor of the government and against immigrant families. DACA Renewals, July 2014 Visa Bulletin, Immigration
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Obama says he will take the executive decision and act alone to pass immigration bills. 
President Obama's initial response to the surge of young children crossing the border was to create a federal group to oversee their care and to recruit lawyers to help represent them in immigration court.
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If Immigration Reform is Dead, so is Raising the H-1B Cap
Immigration in the media 2014 including news about comprehensive immigration reform, stories & policy changes. Some stories feature Atty Shusterman.
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FLOTUS on immigration reform: "at the end of the day, this fight isn't just about principles, it's about real people"
Michelle Obama participated in the swearing-in of 50 new citizens Wednesday, expressing her support for stalled efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration laws.
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Action speaks louder... And action in the form of opening family detention centers again is the wrong action.. we expected more humane & reasoned solutions. Disappointed. 
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July Visa Bulletin: EB2 for India moves forward almost 4 years, EB3 for the Philippines advances 1 year, and more.
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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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Los Angeles, California
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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(213) 623-4592 x0
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600 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Immigration Lawyer
Introduction
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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Being a Grandpa is Heaven!
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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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White House Gets Personal On Immigration Reform
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Important Pointers for Naturalization - Avvo.com
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Video: What must be done when there is an Illegal Reentry - Avvo.com
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Many times when there is an illegal reentry, the immigration petition cannot be filed and/or the applicant must file for consulate processin

Conservative Group Forges Unlikely Alliances In New Push
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WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the "door to the American dream must always remain open" as he

Crimes of Moral Turpitude in Removal or Deportation Hearings - Avvo.com
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Crimes of Moral Turpitude The term "moral turpitude" means an act of baseness, vileness, or depravity in the private and social duties owing

What is Removal? - Avvo.com
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Remove Generally Removal is a proceeding used to enforce the departure of inadmissible persons seeking admission or of persons who have been

An Overview of a Deportation Case - Avvo.com
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Being put into deportation or removal proceedings is not the end of the process. It does not mean automatic deportation. In fact, there are

The Forms of Relief in a Removal Hearing - Avvo.com
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In a Removal hearing, there are several forms of relief that you can apply for in order to obtain residency. A person who is found inadmissi

An Overview of the F-1 Student Visa - Avvo.com
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An Overview of the Battered Spouse Petition - Avvo.com
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The Battered Spouse Petition is when a person is abused physically or mentally and can file by themselves (without the help of their spouse)

How a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law can help you - Avvo.com
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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.

Video: The Consequences of a Fraudulent Marriage in Immigration Law - Av...
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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.

Video: Information on the B-2 Visitor Visa - Avvo.com
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The B-2 Visitor Visa is one of the most common types of visas, but is one of the more difficult visas to get depending on which country you