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The Dangers of Hiring a Notary for Your Immigration Case

Notary public or an immigration attorney? When it comes to your immigration case you need to be careful about whom you trust to ensure your paperwork is prepared and filed correctly, but also who can properly represent you in court. At Hubbs Law Firm in Miami, we know that notary scams, targeted at immigration cases, [ Read More… ]

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False Allegations of Sex Crimes in Florida

Being falsely accused of a sex crime has devastating consequences for every aspect of your life—from your family to your friends to your job. The majority of sex crimes are not witnessed and are hard to prove. It is very difficult to believe that someone would accuse another of such a horrendous act, but it [ Read More… ]

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Temporary Protected Status

Recently, the Department of Homeland Security announced it’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 4 countries: Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador. However, a federal judge in California issued a ruling in the case of Ramos v. Nielson, which effectively blocks the administration’s efforts to end TPS for over 300,000 immigrant. The Court [ Read More… ]

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Immigrants Being Detained At Marriage Interviews (And What You Can Do)

What should be a seemingly routine marriage interview is turning into a nightmare for some families that are seeking a green card through the I-130 petition. This petition allows a U.S. citizen to apply for legal permanent residency for an immediate relative. If the family member is a spouse, the couple must sit for a [ Read More… ]

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What Amendment 6—Marsy’s Law—Means for Florida

On November 6 voters in Florida voted Yes to Amendment 6. Amendment 6, also known as Marsy’s Law, called for the revision of Section 16 of Article I of the Constitution of Florida, which details the rights of crime victims. Amendment 6 amends the current language in the Florida Constitution, which previously stated that victims [ Read More… ]

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How A Restraining Order, or Domestic Violence Injunction, Can Affect Your Life

What is a domestic violence injunction? A petition for a domestic violence injunction is also known as a restraining order or protective order. Anyone can file for an injunction if they are a victim of domestic violence or have reasonable cause to believe their life is in imminent danger of becoming a victim of any [ Read More… ]

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What To Do If Your Spouse Is Arrested By ICE

When your spouse has been arrested by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) it can be an overwhelming time filled with fear and confusion. It is important to act quickly and find out where he or she will be detained.  Ultimately, it can take years for a final order of removal to be issued.  But [ Read More… ]

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The Top Reasons You May Receive A Deportation

There are more than 50 reasons the United States government can deport someone. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the primary agency in charge of enforcement. ICE can deport anyone that is here unlawfully, lawfully (by visa), or even those who have green cards and are legal permanent residents. The Immigration and Nationality [ Read More… ]

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The Miami Batterer’s Intervention Program: One Size Fits All Solution or Problem?

The Florida Legislature has imposed mandatory batterer’s intervention classes for any crime of domestic violence as defined in Florida Statute 741.28. In addition, under Florida Statute 741.31, judges may impose the batterer’s intervention program for injunctions against domestic violence and must impose the program if there is a violation of the injunction. The purpose of [ Read More… ]

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DHS Terminates TPS for El Salvador

On January 8, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security made the decision to end TPS, or Temporary Protected Status, for citizens of El Salvador.  The termination date was delayed until September 9, 2019 for the purpose of allowing immigrants an orderly transition back to their home country.  USCIS will provide updates in the future for [ Read More… ]

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