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Immigration law tech tips
Our Immigration Law Tech Tips provide valuable insight into the complexities of U.S. immigration law. Our aim is to help clients, colleagues and anyone interested in learning more on family immigration, business immigration and deportation. Check back often as this section is constantly growing to keep pace with the ever-changing immigration world. And of course, if there’s an area you’d like to hear more on—especially as our immigration system is undergoing immense changes—reach out to our Denver legal team or get the latest in our Immigration News Blog.

Knowing Your Rights When ICE Officers Visit Your Home or Workplace or Stop You in Public

The good news is that all people living in the United States have certain Constitutional rights—even undocumented immigrants. The bad news: Many don’t know their rights when dealing with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This Immigration Law Tech Tech will give you the basics whether ICE: Visits your home Comes to your workplace Stops […]

Knowing Your Rights in Immigration Detention

Under President Trump’s new policies, more people might find themselves detained by ICE. However, even in immigration detention however, you have certain rights which you should exercise. Most importantly, you have the right to talk to an attorney. In fact, finding an experienced immigration lawyer to take your case is one of the most important […]

Finding Family and Friends Apprehended and Detained by ICE

Due to President Trump’s new executive orders on immigration, we anticipate a greater number of people being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and placed in removal proceedings. If you suspect that your loved one might be detained by ICE, there are a couple of ways to find out where he or she is […]

Obtaining an I-94 Record and Travel History

What is an I-94 and how do I get mine? An I-94 is the Department of Homeland Security arrival/departure record issued to most non-immigrant aliens. The I-94 contains the following information: The alien’s name I-94 number Class of admission Date of entry Date until which the the traveler is admitted An I-94 can either be […]

Applying for E-2 Investor Status in the US versus Applying for an E-2 Visa in Your Home Country

Wondering whether you should apply for E-2 Investor Status in the US or an E-2 Visa in your home country? Before addressing this question, it is important to understand that E-2 visas are unique animals. They are procedurally distinct from other visas such as H-1bs and L-1s. Their primary unique characteristics are: They are not […]

Immigration Basics: What is the difference between a visa, immigration status and permitted stay in the US (as controlled by your I-94 card)?

One of the most common and basic misunderstandings in immigration law is the distinction between a visa, immigration status and permitted stay in the U.S. Let’s go through these concepts one by one. What is a visa? A visa is a document issued by the U.S. Department of State permitting a person to arrive in […]

Tips for Working with the National Visa Center

As many of you may have experienced, the National Visa Center, or “NVC” is the mysterious government agency that demands all kinds of documents before setting up your visa interview at an U.S. consulate or embassy abroad. The NVC is part of the Department of State, the government department in charge of all visa issuance […]

How to Avoid Green Card Abandonment for Time Spent Abroad: The Reality Versus Common Misconceptions

Within immigration law, there is often a conflict between the actual law and what many perceive to be the law based on enforcement or simply ambiguous legal principles. One of the most common scenarios where we see this disconnect pertains to how long a lawful permanent resident can remain outside of the United States without […]