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How an undocumented person could obtain legal status

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Dec 22, 2017 | US Immigration Law

Located near the border to Mexico, Arizona is one of several states where undocumented immigrants may choose to live. Although an undocumented person residing anywhere in the United States may face deportation, there is also a chance that they could get permanent…


The asylum process

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Dec 6, 2017 | Asylum

People from other countries can apply for asylum in the U.S. when facing or fearing persecution in their own countries. This persecution might occur because of religion, race, political opinion, nationality or membership in a given social group. Once they are…


A second chance for late DACA applications

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Nov 22, 2017 | US Immigration Law

In what is likely to be heralded as good news in many sectors of Arizona, hundreds of DACA renewal applicants that were said to have missed the October 5th deadline will have the chance to reapply. It came to light that many did, in fact, submit their applications on…


Central American immigrants may be forced to leave US

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Nov 13, 2017 | US Immigration Law

Arizona residents may have heard that the United States is ending the special status currently given to 5,300 people of Nicaraguan origin. This protection is set to end in January 2019 according to the Trump administration. Another 86,000 Honduran residents who…


Immigration rules tighten for military

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Oct 26, 2017 | US Immigration Law

Some immigrants who live in Arizona, as well as the rest of the country, volunteer for military service. For many, the military provides both career opportunities as well as a path to US citizenship. However, there are changes afoot that will affect immigrant service…


Criteria for EB-1-B to enter the U.S. for a research job

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Oct 11, 2017 | US Immigration Law

A private research company or university in Arizona that wishes to employ a noncitizen within the country could prepare a EB-1-B application. Only a potential employer can initiate this process. The proposed position cannot be temporary; it must be permanent or tenure…







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