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Investor Visa

E-2 Investor Visa The E-2 investor visa is a long-term, renewable work visa granted to business investors from countries that have signed a bilateral investment treaty with the United States. The duration of the visa is determined by the terms of the treaty between the U.S. and investor’s country of citizenship. The investor should form [..]

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Immigration Bonds

A person held in immigration detention during removal proceedings may be eligible for a bond. Recently, the ICE immigration agents have been setting bonds as part of the initial detention, but that was not the previous practice and still is not consistently done. Whatever bond is set by the immigration police agents, the immigration judge [..]

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Unanimously Votes for Drug Reduction Retroactivity

Last week, in a historic victory for nearly 46,000 federal drug offenders, the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) voted unanimously to apply recent amendments to the federal drug sentencing guidelines retroactively to all eligible offenders. Earlier this year, the Sentencing Commission, who creates federal criminal sentencing statutes, voted to alter the “drug quantity table” used for [..]

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Texas DUI Holidays

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 15-day period that includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays. From Dec. 19 – Jan. 2, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. “DPS’ enhanced patrols are designed to help save [..]

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Deferred Action for Adults

These initiatives include: Expanding the population eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to young people who came to this country before turning 16 years old and have been present since January 1, 2010, and extending the period of DACA and work authorization from two years to three years | Details Allowing parents of [..]

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