OFAC’s Rules; Regulations that Must Not Be Ignored

Are OFAC rules on Iran Sanctions extremely strict? Yes, but “The Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act (CISADA) provides for a waiver of the sanctions under the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations (IFSR) if the Secretary of the Treasury determines that a waiver is necessary to the national interest of the United States.” Why NotariosContinue reading “OFAC’s Rules; Regulations that Must Not Be Ignored”

Crimes of Moral Turpitude and Aggravated Felony, US Deportation

Whether you are on a valid Visa or have a Pending Immigrant Visa ( Asylum, Family Related, Marriage Related, Extraordinary Abilities, Work-Sponsored Visas” you will be placed in Removal Procedure that means Deportation by ICE (the enforcement body of Immigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement). Dealing with ICE can happen through Immigration Court, under the JudgmentContinue reading “Crimes of Moral Turpitude and Aggravated Felony, US Deportation”

The effects of “Conviction v. Admission” In Immigration Proceedings

When a crime is charged, and respondent is not convicted, it may cause him to be inadmissible when he admits the essential elements of the crime. This inadmissibility happens under 8 U.S.C. § 1182(a)(2)(A)(i) (ground of inadmissibility for any alien who is convicted of or admits committing the essential acts of a crime involving moralContinue reading “The effects of “Conviction v. Admission” In Immigration Proceedings”

Why Is It highly Recommended for You to Have Legal Representation?

There have always been obvious legal reasons where one needs to hire an attorney. But these reasons in some legal matters were not as compelling as we have seen it in the most recent years. For example, After September 11, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services changed policies so some applications will beContinue reading “Why Is It highly Recommended for You to Have Legal Representation?”

Certain Crimes Could Have Unwanted Effects on Your Immigration Status; Defenses in Both Criminal and Immigration Courts Very Important

California Penal Code of 484 e(d) states every person who acquires or retains possession of access card account information with respect to an access card validly issued to another person, without the cardholders or issuers consent , with the intent to use it fraudulently is guilty of Grand Theft. In California, Felony Grand Theft isContinue reading “Certain Crimes Could Have Unwanted Effects on Your Immigration Status; Defenses in Both Criminal and Immigration Courts Very Important”

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Ramona Kennedy (Attorney) received her Jurisprudence Doctorate(Doctorate in law) in America. Ramona Kennedy is a licensed Attorney in California (USA) and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Ms. Kennedy's areas of practice are US Immigration law, US federal Laws and California State Laws. This is an immigration law blog. It is not intended to be used as legal advise. For further information please contact the law offices of Attorney Ramona Kennedy.