Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

FAQs: Do I Need An Immigration Lawyer?
Mario A. Godoy

If you want to move to the United States to work, live or to be with your family, most U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) services, pro...

Ineffective Counsel Defense May Not Always Work
Mario A. Godoy

If you are an immigrant in this country, we cannot stress enough the importance of having adequate counsel when facing a criminal matter. In 2010, und...

Asylum Case Raises Questions Regarding Credible Testimony
Mario A. Godoy

A woman seeking asylum from the Dominican Republic has fought to have her whole story heard and has just won. Ana Veronica Jimenez Ferreira made the ...

Immigration Appeals Find Error In Placing the Burden of Proof
Mario A. Godoy

In a petition for review brought before the United States Court of Appeals, a case involving a citizen of Latvia who married a U.S. citizen was seeki...

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