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The rate of naturalization rises from 2005 to 2015

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Feb 1, 2018 | US Immigration Law

Arizonans may be interested to learn that most of the largest immigrant groups in the United States had increased rates of naturalization from 2005 to 2015, according to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center. The largest increase was among immigrants from…


Some being turned at at San Diego entry points

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Jan 23, 2018 | Asylum

Arizona residents may be aware that individuals may try to enter the United States from Mexico seeking asylum. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, entry into the country through San Diego ports has been paused as they have reached capacity. Therefore,…


New rules may alter who can work in the United States

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Jan 15, 2018 | US Immigration Law

Since 2015, those who are the spouses of H-1B visa holders have been allowed to work in Arizona and throughout the United States by holding a H-4 visa. However, this rule may be revoked as per an executive order issued by President Trump in April 2017. It is thought…


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…







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