This Week in Immigration

Atty. Lilli A. Baculi

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United States citizenship

MARIO, was admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) when he was 18 years old. Now he wants to apply for citizenship, but the application is asking about something called “selective service.” He doesn’t … Continue reading

January 19, 2017

When your green card expires: What next?

WHAT happens when my green card expires? Lawful Permanent Resident status is not affected by the expiration of the Form I-551, or the “green card.” A person does not lose his or her status as a lawful permanent resident of … Continue reading

December 01, 2016

Immigrants, immigration laws, and the new administration

LAST week, we as a nation took part in the age-old tradition and privilege of making our voices heard through casting a vote for our preferred candidates in our local, state, and presidential elections. In the wake of the announcement … Continue reading

November 17, 2016

United States citizenship

Mario, was admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) when he was 18 years old. Now he wants to apply for citizenship, but the application is asking about something called “selective service.” He doesn’t … Continue reading

October 20, 2016

California divorce 101

THE following seeks to address or clarify some common misconceptions about divorce. “What if my husband/wife does not want to sign the divorce?” or “My husband/wife does not want to sign the divorce papers, what can I do?” California is … Continue reading

September 22, 2016

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