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Jun 29, 2018

The Weekly Round-Up: Immigration Legislation Fails in Congress and New York Immigration Court to Conduct Exclusively Video Hearings

Immigration Bills Fail in Congress, Leaving Future Uncertain

Despite months of negotiations and discussions on a wide variety of immigration issues, Congress was unable to pass any comprehensive immigration legislation in the past two weeks.  It is now uncertain whether any type of immigration reform will be implemented prior to the November midterm elections. » Read More

Apr 30, 2018

New Jersey Immigrants Scammed as Fear and Flux Take Control of the American Immigration System

Day after day, potential clients walk into my office with boxes of paper and faces of frustration.  Minutes into our free immigration consultation, I notice a sense of concern and fear.  Soon, I learn that the immigrant has a decades-old immigration problem that was a relatively simple fix long ago.  » Read More

Jun 30, 2011

Time for Electronic Filing with the Immigration Court System – Time to Save the Enviroment, Money and Time

Given the continued annual growth of actual deportations and commencement of deportation proceedings, Attorney Raymond Lahoud called for the implementation of an electronic filing system for the Immigration Courts that is similar to that in the federal court system.

“Deportation proceedings are, without any doubt, the fastest proceedings that exist in the American Judicial System and potential deportees are rapidly transported across the nation and pushed out of the country, often leaving families wondering what is happening and attorneys racing across the nation locating clients and attempting to establish jurisdiction in one, local Immigration Court that is close to the potential deportee’s family and counsel,” said Lahoud, a leading immigration law and deportation defense attorney. » Read More

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