Debt Settlement: Pointless?
Posted on April 27, 2018
Have you recently decided to consolidate your credit card debt and/or use a debt settlement company to settle credit card debt? Most will be surprised to learn this almost never works. What you’re attempting to accomplish is get a credit card company to accept a fraction of the debt owed. The emphasis is that the credit card company has to be willing
Credit Card Balance/Debt and Lawsuits
Posted on April 16, 2018
Most people are surprised to find out that filing for bankruptcy can actually help with your credit score. What? A client recently called me from Queens to get some advice pertaining to a lawsuit for a credit card balance that was filed. The client informed me that he had a debt settlement company a year ago to try to settle the debt.
Filing the I-751, Application to Remove Conditions on Residence - Filing for your Permanent Greencard After the Grant of a Two Year Card
Posted on April 9, 2018
It's time now to file for your permanent greencard. The application is ordinarily filed jointly (together with your U.S. citizen spouse). We have many clients from New York City (Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan, Bronx), Long Island and New Jersey that contact us and tell us that their spouse (husband or wife) will not be signing the application. In many cases, our
Worried about the Trump administration's immigration deportation enforcement in NY?
Posted on March 2, 2018
By now, you likely heard about the stepped up enforcement by Immigration officials. You may even know someone detained jailed at the Hudson County Jail, Bergen County Jail or Essex County Jail. Yes . . . . It's happening. I know you may hear some say the Obama Administration deported more. Well, I'm not sure if that is true, but even if
Marriage problems with spouse (husband/wife) and green card (adjustment of status) in New York?
Posted on February 21, 2018
So, you fell in love . . . had a dream wedding and now your dream is turning into a nightmare. To make matters worse, your U.S. Citizen spouse (husband/wife) is threatening to have you deported, even though she abused you!!! Yes, I get a lot of these calls. Calls about the U.S. Citizen abusing the one without status, whether that abuse
Filing for Asylum Protection from New York City (Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Manhattan)
Posted on February 13, 2018
I wrote about this recently but I did want to add to this blog due to the heavy talk about Immigration Reform. You may have heard many rumors regarding President Trump's immigration plans. You may have heard that he plans to get rid of "Chain Immigration". I'm not sure if it is exactly clear what he means by this. One thing that
Importance of Having a Lawyer (Attorney) Represent You in Immigration Court in New York City
Posted on February 9, 2018
Do I need a lawyer (attorney) to represent me in Immigration Court at 26 Federal Plaza NYC? This is a question I hear all too often. Well, let's put it this way . . . Does it make sense to go to a doctor when you feel sick or suffered an injury. I think the analogy makes sense. Being placed in removal/deportation