Supreme Court Split is a Reminder to Continue Fighting For Immigrant Families

The Supreme Court voted 4-4 on Thursday, June 23rd on President Obama’s immigration plan in the case United States v. Texas. This blocks the implementation of initiatives known as DAPA and DACA under new provisions designed to protect the rights of undocumented United States immigrants. As stated by the SCOTUS Blog, “This means that the […]

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New Website Launches

Press Release for our New Website that has launched recently: Minnesota, MN – Leading Minneapolis immigration law firm Robichaud & Alcantara P.A. are delighted to announce the launch of their new website located at http://www.robichaudlaw.com/. The new site has been designed from the ground up to be easy to navigate, provide users with information about the firm […]

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Contact your Senator to Support Aid to Refugees

There has been a lot of discussion recently over refugees from conflicts in the Middle East. As a nation of immigrants, we should be proud to accept those seeking relief from violence. Earlier today, we learned that Senator David Vitter of Louisiana is planning to introduce a bill that would immediately cut off all aid […]

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Court Issues Decision Further Delaying DAPA Program

Last Monday, the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a previous decision preventing the implementation of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. For the time being, the program remains stalled. The executive order – which expands the existing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and introduces Deferred Action for Parents of Americans […]

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We Have A New Location!

Effective July 7, 2014, our office will be relocating to Loring Park across from the Basilica. The new address will be: 1601 Hennepin Avenue South, Suite 200 Minneapolis, MN 55403 Our phone and emails contacts will remain the same.

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President puts immigration reform back on the table

On behalf of Robichaud, Anderson & Alcantara P.A. posted in US Immigration Law on Friday, January 31, 2014. President Obama put the possibility of immigration reform squarely back on the table during the State of the Union address this week. This was scarcely a surprise. After all, the president announced immigration reform as a key second-term priority during his […]

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Bieber case is a reminder of the risk of deportation

On behalf of Robichaud, Anderson & Alcantara P.A. posted in Adjustment of Status on Friday, January 24, 2014. Many immigrants live quiet lives of dignity far from the public spotlight. They usually face many struggles, ranging from getting work visas to trying to adjust their status. For undocumented immigrants, all of this takes place with […]

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Update on E-Verify: processing delays revealed

On behalf of Robichaud, Anderson & Alcantara P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Sunday, January 19, 2014. It’s been a few months since we last discussed E-Verify, the federal program that is supposed to help monitor the employment eligibility of immigrants. As we noted most recently in our September 20 post, there are several key […]

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Organ donation, then deportation reprieve in Minnesota case

On behalf of Robichaud, Anderson & Alcantara P.A. posted in Family Immigration on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Many of our posts discuss very specific immigration issues, such as the availability of work visas or the proposals to expand the Deferred Action program. Sometimes, however, it is important to look closely at stories of people who […]

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Immigrants and the economy: why immigration reform is a smart idea

On behalf of Robichaud, Anderson & Alcantara P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Thursday, January 2, 2014. “It’s the economy, stupid,” is a phrase that has entered the American political lexicon. Coined by a strategist for Bill Clinton two decades ago, it still resonates strongly in a post-Recession economy in which both unemployment and fears […]

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