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Arizona Dreamers Protest at Nation's Capital, Await Answers from Congress

Tens of thousands of young people in Arizona have been nervously waiting for answers since President Donald Trump let the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program expire in September.

DACA recipients -- known as Dreamers -- fear they and their families could be deported if politicians do not take action soon to pass a bipartisan Dream Act. Advocates are pressuring lawmakers to pass a law that will allow undocumented immigrants to apply for permanent resident status if they came to the U.S. before age 18 and have lived here for four years.

Trump Administration Being Asked to Decide on DACA in September

Uncertainty continues for immigrants of all ages in Arizona and across the United States. In September, President Donald Trump could make a decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).

Trump is being pressured to let the program expire, while DACA beneficiaries and their families are gathering in Phoenix to rally support for DACA.

Report: Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants May Be Eligible for Legal Status

If you feel that current U.S. immigration policy is to deport first and ask questions later, you are not alone. The reality, though, is that immigrants and their families often have legal options that are not clear until they talk with an immigration attorney.

Immigrant Communities Face Uncertainty as Trump Administration Issues New Rules

The Trump administration recently issued new guidelines that allow federal authorities and local police to crack down on undocumented immigration.

Although the guidelines will take some time to implement, immigrants in Arizona and throughout the country are deeply concerned about their future and the future of their loved ones. If you are worried about your immigration status or that of a family member, take action now to protect yourself. Speak with an immigration lawyer

Green Card Holders Need Strong Criminal Defense and Deportation Defense - Even for a Minor Violation in Arizona

No matter who you are, being accused of a crime in the U.S. is a very serious matter. But the consequences of a criminal charge may be even more serious for a non-U.S. citizen.

In fact, even a minor offense could lead to deportation.

If you or a loved one is a non-U.S. citizen accused of a crime or even a minor violation in Arizona, get help from an experienced immigration and criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. There is no time to waste.

If I entered the U.S. unlawfully as a child, how can I avoid deportation?

You were a child when it happened: your parents brought you with them to the United States and you entered the country without proper authorization. You were born somewhere else. Now, you are in a country where you are not a citizen and do not have legal permission to be here. You worry about being deported. You are afraid every time you see a police officer or someone who you think might ask about your citizenship status. You stayed in school and abided by the law. You worry about your future: will you be able to legally get a job? How long will you be allowed to stay here? Will you be separated from your family, friends and the life you built? Will you be immediately deported if the federal government finds out you entered without authorization?

All these questions can be frightening to think about. The good news is there's a federal policy that stalls deportation or delays removing you from the country if you entered as a child, and were brought unlawfully by your parents. The policy is called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). If you are eligible, you may be able to avoid deportation for two years. The policy does not give you formal legal status, but an immigration attorney can help you find out how to obtain legal status.

3 Things to Know about Adjustment of Status and Green Cards

U.S. immigration laws are complex, and it is important to get help from an immigration attorney to make sure your application for a green card is complete and handled correctly.

Here are some essential things to know about adjustment of status and green cards.

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