What Is The Difference Between a Green Card and Citizenship?

Two green cards and an american flag.

One question that frequently arises for immigrants is the distinction between being a citizen and a permanent resident (otherwise known as having a green card). Although both citizens and green card holders have the legal right to live in the United States, the two commonly referred-to legal terms carry very different meanings. Citizenship Being born […]

What you need to know about the changes to the 601A Provisional Waiver Rule

Phoenix immigrant family with 601A waiver

On July 29, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security implemented changes to the original provisional waiver rule. The changes impact millions of undocumented immigrants who seek legal permanent residency, and promote family unity by reducing the time that eligible individuals are separated from their families while they complete immigration processing abroad. The New 601A Provisional […]

10 Things Every Employee Should Know About Workers’ Comp

Employees in Phoenix, AZ covered by Workers' Compensation

Workers Compensation is every employee’s worst nightmare. If you’re been injured on the job, no matter how much your employer was at fault, you may be hesitant to file a claim, fearing any number of ramifications, from retaliation by your employer to losing in court and having to pay out. Fortunately, these fears are generally […]

What are the Advantages of Hiring an Immigration Lawyer?

Hispanic Immigration Law Clients

When it comes to hiring an attorney, we understand your doubt. Lawyers don’t exactly have the most encouraging reputations (we’ve heard the lawyer jokes!) and cost is often a big factor for those with legal troubles. If you have immigration issues, you may also have additional concerns about exposing your immigration status and being turned […]

Three Important Reasons Why You Should Apply for a 601A Waiver if Your Spouse is Undocumented

Applying for 601A waiver for undocumented spouse

As the spouse of an undocumented immigrant, worry and concern are most likely a constant and unwelcome presence in your life. What will happen to the kids and me if my spouse gets deported? What if my spouse has to hide forever? Can we survive if my spouse can’t ever get a decent job? Questions […]

Five Common Misconceptions About Workers’ Comp for Undocumented Workers

Undocumented Workers can claim workers comp

As an undocumented worker who’s been hurt on the job, you may have concerns about your ability to collect worker’s compensation.  While your fears are understandable, they’re also very likely unfounded. In reality, you’re probably entitled to full compensation, just like any other employee. To help clear things up, we’ve identified five common misconceptions about […]