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The Boston Bombings – A Poor Reason to Stop Immigration Reform

The Boston Bombings – A Poor Reason to Stop Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform Should Move Forward in the Wake of the Boston Marathon Bombings. As an attorney located in Boston only blocks away from the site of the Boston Marathon bombings last week, I am particularly sensitive to the issue of the alleged bombers’ status as immigrants.  Shortly after the bombing, the bipartisan group known as […]

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How to Avoid Deportation from the U.S.

How to Avoid Deportation from the U.S.

The threat of deportation, or removal as it’s now known, can be a stressful experience for immigrants living in the Boston area. You’ve worked hard to build a better life here, and all of a sudden you have to give up your job, move, and leave behind your family and friends. Fortunately, the Law Offices […]

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Immigration Reform Would Affect Immigrants in Boston

Immigration Reform Would Affect Immigrants in Boston

Congress will be considering comprehensive immigration reform legislation that could lead to big changes in the way the federal government deals with immigrants unlawfully present in the Boston area and throughout the country. On Tuesday, a group of Democratic and Republican senators known as the Gang of Eight introduced a bill to give legal status […]

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Divorcio e Inmigración – Yo estoy casado, pero Inmigración cree que no.

Filed in Immigration by on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Divorcio e Inmigración – Yo estoy casado, pero Inmigración cree que no.

¿No estoy casado con mi esposa? Muchos de mis clientes entran en mi oficina y me dicen “¡Hemos estado casados ​​durante cinco años, tenemos dos hijos juntos, tenemos una casa juntos, e inmigración me está diciendo que no estamos casados!” Siempre tomo un suspiro a mí mismo porque antes de que me den mas detalles […]

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El Proceso Consular – Como obtener la tarjeta verde para su cónyuge

Filed in Immigration by on March 17, 2013 0 Comments
El Proceso Consular – Como obtener la tarjeta verde para su cónyuge

Actualización: A principios de 2013, este proceso cambio para ciertas personas. Por favor ver mi publicación ¡La Exención Provisional es una Realidad! para obtener más información sobre el cambio y para averiguar si se aplica a usted y si el proceso consular es una opción más atractiva. ¡El Proceso Consular no es simple ni tampoco igual para todas […]

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¡La Exención Provisional es una Realidad!

¡La Exención Provisional es una Realidad!

El Secretario de Seguridad Nacional dio a conocer un comunicado de prensa el 02 de enero 2013, que indica que la Exención Provisional para la Permanencia Ilegal ha sido finalmente publicada y entrará en vigencia a partir 04 de marzo 2013.  Actualización: ¡La Exención Provisional para la Permanencia Ilegal está ahora en efecto! Para aquellos […]

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Divorce and Immigration – I’ve been married for years! But Immigration says I’m not!

Divorce and Immigration – I’ve been married for years!  But Immigration says I’m not!

I’m not married to my wife? Lots of my clients enter the firm and tell me “We’ve been married for five years, we have two children together, we even own a house together!  And immigration is telling me we’re not married!”  I always sigh to myself because before they even explain their predicament, I know […]

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Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller are Moving!

Filed in Immigration by on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller are Moving!

The Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller are moving! As of March 1, 2013, we will be located at our new office space at 29 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 700 Boston, MA 02116 (781) 462 – 1346 www.jdgellerlaw.com That’s right, we’re moving to Boston, where we’ll be even more accessible than before, located only two blocks […]

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Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver is a reality!

Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver is a reality!

The Secretary of Homeland Security released a press release on January 2, 2013 stating that the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver has finally been issued and will go into effect beginning March 4, 2013.  Update: The provisional unlawful presence waiver is now in effect! For those of you who don’t know what this is: when a […]

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Obama’s New Directive – Is it a gift or is it asking for trouble?

Filed in Immigration, Removal/Deportation by on June 18, 2012
Obama’s New Directive – Is it a gift or is it asking for trouble?

On June 15, 2012, Barack Obama announced that he would be granting deferred action to certain people living in the United States without status and that many of them would be eligible for work permits.  Obama is seeking to grant younger people who came to the United States while still children the ability to remain […]

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