Qualified immunity is a legal doctrine that creates space for public officials to carry out their duties without always having to worry about being sued for their decisions. The goal of qualified immunity is to balance holding a public official accountable for reckless or negligent decisions involving violations of constitutional rights while shielding their reasonable everyday decisions from liability. Without […]
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Filing for health insurance as a lawfully present immigrant
As a lawfully present immigrant, you might wonder how to apply for health insurance in the United States. Your options will depend on your immigration status, as well as whether or not you have a job that offers private insurance. Our De Castroverde team explores the nuances of filing for health insurance as a lawfully present immigrant. What’s a Lawfully […]
What Is the Board of Immigration Appeals?
The path to becoming a temporary immigrant or permanent resident of the United States and then legally maintaining that status can seem long and challenging. Sometimes, the decisions you hope for from federal immigration officials on your requests for immigration status don’t go your way. The good news is, under U.S. immigration law, you may have the right to an […]
What do you need when applying for a foreign work visa?
Working abroad can be just the thing you’re looking for the add some adventure to your life. Whether you’ve just graduated college or you’ve been working for a few years, there’s no wrong time to explore the world by living and working in a different country. It’s an opportunity to expand your interests and experiences while meeting new people and […]
What Is the Title 42 Immigration Law?
United States immigration policy was already changing dramatically before the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump Administration officials had campaigned on the need to make changes both in border enforcement of illegal immigration and the approach to legal immigration. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated some of these changes. Fearing that illegal immigration would contribute to the further spread of the virus, immigration and public […]
5 Most Common Reasons for Deportation
Gaining entry into the U.S. as an immigrant, or even via a non-immigrant visa, requires patience and determination. It’s a significant accomplishment that sometimes can take years to complete. Unfortunately, it’s also an accomplishment that is easily undone. Violating U.S. immigration regulations can result in the government deciding to begin deportation proceedings against you. These proceedings tend to move pretty […]
What to know when applying for a U.S. work visa
The U.S. economy depends on people and their willingness to work. As the population ages with the retirement of the baby boomers, it may soon prove challenging to find willing candidates, and not just for manual labor or agricultural roles. That creates potential employment opportunities for people outside the United States. Under U.S. immigration law, you need a U.S. work […]
Top 10 things to know when immigrating to the United States
Moving to another country can be an exciting change in your life and may help you achieve lifelong dreams or discover yourself. There are several components to consider when relocating from your home country to a completely different one, such as finding a job, applying for apartments, and building your credit when you have none. We’re here to help inform […]
The state of Nevada allows citizens to carry most knives, whether openly or in a concealed manner. However, while Nevada is lenient in some aspects of knife law, there are instances where it is illegal to have a knife on you. In these situations, you could be arrested and charged with breaking a concealed or open carry knife law. If […]
If you’re an immigrant who’s lived in the U.S. for a while, you might wonder if you can become a citizen. Citizenship has many benefits that make the lengthy naturalization process worth the effort. Here at De Castroverde, our immigration lawyers have helped many clients navigate the confusing process and obtain citizenship. Read on to learn more about the process, […]