Obama Administration

  • Trump’s New Executive Order

    … circumstances. If you have any questions in regard to this, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration lawyer. I am a green card/visa holder from one of these majority Muslim countries. Will this new executive order affect me? No. The new executive order will not affect green card holders — or anyone else who already has a visa, either…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Supreme Court Sadly Split on DAPA

    … (DAPA). “This means that the enforcement of the Obama administration’s 2014 deferred-action policy remains blocked by a nationwide injunction. It is now up to Judge Hanen in Brownsville, Texas, whether and how to go forward with the trial on the merits. This means that the Fifth Circuit’s decision upholding the preliminary injunction against these…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • DOL Amends Final Fiduciary Rule in Bid to Ease Industry Concerns

    … to relaxing requirements for the best interest contract exemption. The changes suggest that Obama administration officials want to ease industry concerns about the workability of the rule and to potentially avert courtroom disputes, while still enacting a high standard of duty to clients. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez stated that the finalization…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 19 readers -
  • Marriage Petitions for Same Sex Spouse

    …. citizen or of a lawful permanent resident. In these cases, same-sex marriages will be treated exactly the same as opposite-sex marriages. Residency Requirements Can same-sex marriages, like opposite-sex marriages, reduce the residence period required for naturalization? As a general matter, naturalization requires five years of residence…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 20 readers -
  • Repealing the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA)

    … The Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA) has had long lasting effects on certain parts of the United States. Today, Miami, Florida is home to the largest Cuban population in the United States. Of particular interest, not just to Miami immigration lawyers, but also the Miami community, is the news that Cuban Adjustment Act may finally be dismantled…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • Immigration Authorities to Step Up Deportations

    … by USCIS would target Central American migrants who have arrived in the U.S. recently, whose requests for asylum have been denied and who have received a so-called “final order of removal” since Jan. 1, 2014, the officials said. Again, if this scenario pertains to you, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration lawyer to discuss your options. Why…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 13 readers -
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