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February 2013 Archives

Did ICE pursue deportation quotas in FY 2012?

Public debate over immigration issues in recent months has moved somewhat away from discussion over deportation and removal proceedings. Florida immigration lawyers know that immigration officials continue to pursue removals under U.S. immigration law. News has broken that despite the apparent easing of deportation policies under the concept of prosecutorial discretion that immigration officials laid out plans to bolster deportation numbers last year.

2-car collision sends 2 to hospital

A car collision can happen even when everyone involved is being careful. Bad weather, obstructed views or other events can create a situation in which two or more cars are involved in an accident. But far more common causes of motor vehicle accidents are various forms of negligence, such as distracted driving, drunk driving or otherwise failing to obey traffic directives.

US Supreme Court limits immigration ruling in criminal plea deals

Immigration issues can arise in many areas of the law. Essentially, United States law is, at times, more like a web than solely a linear process. This blog previously reported a story on a federal appellate court ruling in a criminal case that cited the Immigration Law Sourcebook. Businesses in Florida are aware that employers have certain employment verification and I-9 compliance issues that arise from immigration law.

Truck driver's claim under investigation after fatal accident

It's no secret that auto collisions can have serious consequences, often leading to expensive repairs, injury and sometimes death. When one of the drivers is at fault because of negligence, he or she may face criminal charges or can be sued in civil court for damages resulting from the crash.

Bipartisan effort to debate Startup Visa Act in Senate revived

A bill to provide a new pathway to citizenship for foreign nations was introduced in the U.S. Senate in late January. The measure, known as the Startup Visa Act, has previously been introduced-but like many immigration reform measures, the Startup Visa Act did not fare well on a couple of prior trips in the Senate in Washington. D.C. However, with new interest in the issue of comprehensive immigration reform, ideas are making their way back into the public debate on Capitol Hill.

Victims still upset on anniversary of 24-vehicle crash

Automobile crashes can change peoples' lives forever. Many people drive safely and defensively, but anyone can end up in an accident caused by a reckless driver. Sometimes weather conditions or defective auto parts are to blame. The cause of an incident under these circumstances may be more difficult to identify than in a car or truck accident obviously caused by a single driver.

Naturalization ceremony held at US Marine boot camp

Ten men stood at attention January 31 during a Family Day ceremony at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The ceremony was the fourth such program at the boot camp this year. Military families are often proud to attend graduation ceremonies after a recruit makes it through basic training and officially becomes a member of the U.S. armed forces. But, the January 31, 2013 Family Day ceremony for the ten new Marines was not a graduation ceremony, but a naturalization ceremony.

College dean killed in tow truck accident in Broward suburb

A fatal accident can occur at any place or time, and for families the sudden loss of a loved one can be devastating, both emotionally and financially. If the loss is due to the negligence of another party, that individual may face criminal charges as well as a wrongful death lawsuit suit filed by the family of the deceased.

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Our firm is a recognized leader in immigration law and litigation. We handle the spectrum from family and employment-based visas to deportation defense and immigration appeals. Founding partner Ira Kurzban authored the Immigration Law Sourcebook, widely used by immigration lawyers, judges and government officials as the authoritative field reference.

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