Can marriage to a US citizen stop deportation?

The short answer is no. Marriage alone won’t stop deportation or prevent you from being deported in the future. But, marriage to a US citizen can make it easier to establish your legal status in the United States. If you or your spouse is an undocumented immigrant, then what are your options? Your Immigration History […]

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How to Stop Deportation (6 Common Options)

Facing deportation is a stressful situation for you and your loved ones. But, it doesn’t mean that you’re out of options. In this article, we’ll discuss a few common ways to stop deportation. Deferred Action (DACA) Deferred Action is when the government agrees to not take action on your case for a limited amount of […]

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What the DACA Injunction Means for Your Immigration Status

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 a federal judge in California issued an injunction against President Trump’s decision to end the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. This injunction will temporarily block Trump’s plan, which would have started rescinding work permits and put “dreamers” at risk of deportation as of March 5, 2018. Some DACA […]

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What You Need to Know about Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans

On January 8, 2018, the Office of the Press Secretary released the following statement: “Today, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced her determination that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador was required pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. To allow for an orderly transition, she has determined to delay […]

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What You Should Know About Travel Ban 3.0

On December 4th, the third version of the Trump Administration’s travel ban went into effect. This is a temporary decision that allows the travel ban to go into effect while legal challenges are considered.  However, this could significantly delay travel for many people from the affected countries. This latest version of the travel ban will affect seven […]

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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 https://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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