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Atty. Maria Rita Reyes-Stuby


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DACA: What now?

Your guess is as good as mine.  Last Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the President, through Attorney General Sessions, announced that the DACA program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is being rescinded effective the very same day.   Since … Continue reading

September 14, 2017

FOIA request

Doing it right from the  start should be the only ‘rule of thumb’ when emigrating to the U.S.  Aliens come to this country for a wide array of reasons, the more common  is  to join their family and reside here … Continue reading

August 31, 2017

Criminal bars to US citizenship

There comes a time in  the life of every lawful permanent resident (LPR) in this country to make the decision to be an American.  When the country’s immigration “situation” is fraught with uncertainty and fear (imagined or not), such personal … Continue reading

August 24, 2017

Am I a US citizen?

Whatever  the immigration status of an alien is so  long as they are residing or simply physically present in the United States, a  child born in the U.S. is a  citizen.  The U.S. Constitution bestows citizenship based on  place of … Continue reading

June 09, 2017

Seeking asylum

(Part 2 of 2) Asylum applications are filed to avail of protection in the United States due to persecution or fear of   persecution “due to race, religion, political opinion, nationality or membership in a particular group” in the country … Continue reading

May 12, 2017

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