Faith in the System

Last week I had an increasingly rare “faith in the system” affirming experience in immigration court. I had a hearing for a Vietnamese woman who was taken advantage of by a Vietnamese American man about 15 years ago. He met her in Vietnam; they were married and...

Marriage Based Green Card Interviews

The primary concern with most green card applications based on marriage to a US citizen is the possibility of fraud. Obtaining a green card through marriage to a US citizen is sort of the platinum card of immigration. It’s the easiest way to get a green card and as a...

Expedited Removal

Border patrol is really a police department that has the power to act as judge, jury and executioner. They can issue issue removal orders called “expedited removal orders” at the border even if your pretty clear that you are legally presenting yourself for admission....