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    • Updates to Our Firm Name and New Branding

      New Partner: Aseel Saqer Our firm is happy to announce the addition of a new partner, Attorney Aseel Saqer , as well as a few other updates to our branding. Attorney Saqer was born in Syria and ...

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      The Simon Law Group is a full-service immigration firm based in Houston, TX that helps clients across the globe. Attorney Simon was an immigrant from Chile, so he understands the legal process, all of ...

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    • Attorney Simon Attends Advanced Immigration Law Conference

      On February 4-5, 2014, Houston immigration lawyer, Sebastian Simon , attended the 12 th Annual Advanced Immigration Law Course put on by the Texas Bar CLE. This is a two-day event that focuses on ...

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    • U.S. Starts Returning Asylum Seekers at Arizona Border to Mexico

      On January 2, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that migrants who illegally enter the United States through the Arizona-Mexico border will be sent back to Mexico while they ...

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    • Trump Announces Plans for 4th of July ICE Raids

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    • What to Do if You Are Held in ICE Detention

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    • Here’s What You Need to Know About Getting a Green Card During COVID-19

      The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive delays and disruptions in our legal system. Immigration has taken a particularly hard hit, which is why submitting your application and moving forward with ...

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    • Immigration Basics: What You Need to Know

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    • Legal Immigrants Face New Hurdles to Citizenship

      As of September 11, 2018, the Trump Administration has implemented another controversial change to the naturalization process that may prevent countless legal immigrants from achieving citizenship. In ...

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    • Asylum Seekers Returned to Mexico

      Under a new policy which was announced by the Trump Administration the previous week, a Honduran man named Carlos Catarlo Gomez became the first asylum seeker to be sent back to Tijuana through the ...

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    • Federal Agents in Texas Arrest Migrant Smugglers

      The Texas border is lined with patrols who work to catch illegal immigrants trying to make their way from Mexico up into the United States. For many Hispanic families, the United States is a respite ...

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    • 6 Immigration Orders Biden May Issue in His First 100 Days

      In the last four years, the Trump administration has severely restricted immigration in many different ways—from increased application fees to lower annual caps to outright travel bans. ...

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    • Court Rules That Trump Can End Temporary Protected Status, Potentially Forcing Out 400,000 Immigrants

      The Future of Immigrants in the United States on Temporary Protected Status Relies on the November Election Trump sparked outrage across the nation this year when he announced his intent to end the ...

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    • How to Become a Permanent Resident in the U.S.

      Green cards (the documents that signify lawful permanent residence) have many different benefits. You can travel more freely outside the U.S., work anywhere in the United States for (almost) any ...

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    • Immigration Basics: What You Need to Know

      The legal process of immigration is a complicated one. Many immigrants, both documented and undocumented, may not fully understand their rights. Not fully understanding immigration law as an immigrant ...

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    • What is DACA and How Are You Protected?

      DACA, (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), is an executive order that was signed by President Obama in 2012. The provision provides young immigrants who were brought into the United States ...

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    • Legal Immigrants Face New Hurdles to Citizenship

      As of September 11, 2018, the Trump Administration has implemented another controversial change to the naturalization process that may prevent countless legal immigrants from achieving citizenship. In ...

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    • DACA Restored but Vulnerable Thanks to Supreme Court Victory

      Existing Beneficiaries Can File for Renewal for Now Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has been successful in permitting hundreds of thousands of eligible undocumented immigrants to stay ...

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    • Trump Administration Bans New Work Visas Through 2020

      Citing the COVID-19 crisis, the Trump administration has heavily restricted nearly every type of immigration. In April, for example, the President issued a 60-day travel ban , effectively halting the ...

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    • Simon Law Group, PLLC Continuing to Serve Clients During COVID-19

      Throughout the nation, COVID-19 has caused businesses to shut down and cities to grind to a halt. Individuals are either self-quarantining or forced by government orders to stay home as much as ...

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