Changes To Immigration Law

Changes To Immigration Law

[addtoany]Ever since President Trump signed the “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order on April 18th, 2017, there have been a number of changes in the employment-based immigration law arena that have taken place in a very subtle manner. There has been no change in the...
Starting Over After Divorce

Starting Over After Divorce

[addtoany]Q. The last couple of years after a difficult divorce I have been reviewing my early family life. I now recognize a lot of patterns between my married life and my life as a boy living with my parents. Although there were a lot of good things that I recall, some of the...
Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic Violence Victims

[addtoany]Q. I am an Indian citizen and entered America on a student visa (F-1). About 9 months ago, I got married to a green card holder. My husband is physically and mentally abusive. I am afraid to leave him as I am no longer pursuing my studies and am relying on him to...
Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

[addtoany]In California, employers may not use an employee’s or a job applicant’s age as a basis for employment decisions, such as hiring or firing. An individual must be 40 years old or older to be protected by age discrimination laws. California’s age discrimination laws do...
Divorce Litigation: Why Date of Separation Matters

Divorce Litigation: Why Date of Separation Matters

[addtoany]Date of separation appears on the first page of the petition for dissolution of the marriage. Asserting the right date plays a big role from a legal point of view, since it helps establish the length of a marriage. This, in turn, determines several important rights....

Legal Advice for Traveling Back to the US

[addtoany]In a major shift to U.S. visa policy, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals” on January 27, 2017.  The order went into effect immediately. Numerous lawsuits were...