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Client Success Stories

Grant is a Canadian that I first started working with in 2012. He was approved for a VAWA self-petition and then, after five years applied for citizenship. There were some obstacles but we were able to over come them and he recently was sworn in among the countries newest citizens! Perola is from Brazil and …
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Staff Activities

Kevin Block attended the ACLU “We the People” National Leadership Conference in Boston. This conference is held every two years and allows the respected and powerful civil rights organization to set its priorities, strengthen its mission and unify the intention of the many affiliates throughout the country. Immigration is one of the five areas that …

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Immigration News

NEW PUBLIC CHARGE RULES: The long-awaited new rules regarding the financial condition of applicant’s for green cards, also known as the “public charge rules” came out recently. I am happy to share my opinions about whether this is a wise or fair new interpretation of the law but for now, what follows is a short …

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Staff Activities

Kevin Block and Courtney Goodloe will be speaking at the “Lights for Liberty” event at UH Maui College TENTATIVELY scheduled for Friday evening, July 19 (6:30pm – 8:30pm) Lights for Liberty events were held nationwide on July 12 and included speakers and vigils to draw attention the escalating human rights crisis at the border. Unfortunately, …

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Immigration News

RAIDS: The Trump Administration has announced that it will be conducting enforcement actions targeting families. The actions are supposed to be targeting major cities yet, understandably, immigrant families throughout the country are worried. The fact that this administration and DHS “announced” raids indicates that it is a political statement meant to appease his base rather …

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Staff Activities: 2019 Hawaii Access to Justice Conference

Kevin Block will be presenting at the 2019 Hawaii Access to Justice Conference on Friday, June 7 2019 at William H. Richardson School of Law, alongside other notable Hawaii Attorneys including Chief Justice William Recktenwald Courtney Goodloe will be attending the Annual Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in Orlando Florida in June.  She …
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Immigration News

Crisis Level delays: Delays in processing at USCIS have reached “crisis levels” Applicants that used to wait five months for an application in 2014 are waiting twice as long now.  There are many reasons for the delays and, unfortunately, nothing that can be done about them other than to have realistic expectations about how long …
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