Government, Immigration, News, Rights

Groundhog Day: 3 legal issues stuck in a time loop


3 legal issues we’ve seen over and over again — immigration, same-sex marriage, gun rights.

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Avvo, Government, Immigration, Tips & How-To

Ask Avvo: Can I handle my immigration case on my own?

Ask Avvo: Immigration Attorney

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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Government, Immigration

Understanding the new ‘Deferred Action’ immigration programs


Immigration attorney Greg McLawsen explains President Obama’s proposed immigration reforms, specifically the new Deferred Action programs.

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Avvo, Immigration

Behind the Scenes with an Avvo Attorney: Chicago immigration attorney Dhenu Savla

Behind the scenes with an Avvo attorney: Chicago immigration attorney Dhenu Savla

Chicago immigration attorney Dhenu Savla helps people navigate the rules and laws of an unfamiliar country.

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Government, Immigration, Military, Tips & How-To

Can immigrants serve in the US military? 8 Q&As about non-citizen service

Immigrants in the Military

In honor of Veterans Day, immigration attorney Greg McLawsen answers frequently asked questions about non-citizen military service.

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Children, Family, Freedom, Government, Immigration

Flood of child migrants inundates US border

Flood of child migrants inundates US boarder

An abrupt increase in unaccompanied children has stunned US border patrol and reignited a nationwide discussion on immigration.

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Immigration, News, Privacy, Travel

Who’s Looking at Your Passport and What They’re Looking For

Who’s Looking at Your Passport and What They’re Looking For

In light of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, questions have been raised over what happens when your passport is scanned.

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Freedom, Immigration

German Home-Schooling Family Allowed to Stay in U.S.

German Home-Schooling Family Allowed to Stay in U.S.

Early this month the U.S. refused to consider the case of a German family seeking asylum in the U.S. so that they can home school their children.

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Immigration, News

RECAP: Live Facebook Chat Event on Immigration Benefits for Same-Sex Couples with Elizabeth Blandon

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n Thursday August 29th, Florida attorney, Elizabeth Blandon of Blandon Law joined us for a live Facebook chat event to answer consumer questions about immigration benefits for same-sex couples. Below is recap of the Q&A session. If you have a question about immigration laws post DOMA, visit Avvo’s free Q&A forum and post it for

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Freedom, Government, Immigration, News

5 Immigration Benefits for Same-Sex Couples, Post-DOMA


After the Supreme Court’s ruling in June, same-sex couples can now follow the immigration procedures that have long been available to heterosexual couples.

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