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Understanding immigration petitions

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. May 27, 2018 | US Immigration Law

In Arizona, parties that have certain relationships with others who wish to immigrate to the U.S. may file petitions on their behalf. Immigration petitions are applications that the U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents or employers may file on behalf of the…


ICE sued by the ACLU for unfair detention of asylum seekers

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. May 22, 2018 | Asylum

Arizonans are likely familiar with the issues surrounding immigration. They might be interested in learning that the American Civil Liberties Union recently filed a lawsuit against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for allegedly detaining asylum seekers…


Temporary Protected Status ending for many immigrants

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. May 8, 2018 | US Immigration Law

Some Arizona residents who came to the United States under the Temporary Protected Status program may be sent back to their home countries even if they have been living in the country for decades and have children who are citizens. The Trump administration is phasing…


Cultural confusion can be a detriment to immigrants

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Apr 23, 2018 | US Immigration Law

Immigrants in Arizona and other states who can’t afford an attorney could be tempted to work with “notarios publico,” which translates to “public notaries.” These notarios tell individuals who are living in the country illegally that they can help them secure work…


Caravan of 200 people getting closer to United States

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Apr 11, 2018 | Asylum

Residents in border states such as Arizona may have heard about a caravan that is looking to cross Mexico with hopes of eventually reaching the United States. According to organizers, there are roughly 200 people in that caravan, and their goal is to seek asylum once…


Asylum rule changes may impact Arizona residents

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Mar 14, 2018 | Asylum

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is attempting to rewrite the rules regarding who gets asylum in the United States. He says that doing so could reduce the number of immigration cases. There are currently 600,000 such cases waiting to be heard, which is triple the number…







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