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If you have any questions please address them to us via email to [email protected]
To the extent possible we will try to accommodate telephonic appointments or consultations but we ask that you request them via e-mail. Our telephone number, (619) 291-1112, will continue to operate to the extent that the situation permits, but any appointments must be scheduled through e-mail. 
Thank you for your understanding.

Debido a la situación actual relacionada con el Coronavirus, al grado que nos sea posible, nuestro personal seguirá trabajando a puerta cerrada, no se atenderá a nadie en persona. 
En caso de tener alguna duda o pregunta favor de hacerla por correo electrónico a [email protected]  
Trataremos de llevar a cabo consultas migratorias telefónicamente. Pedimos solicite cita telefónica mediante correo electrónico. Nuestro teléfono, (619) 291-1112, seguirá operando al grado que nos lo permita la situación actual, pero cualquier cita se agendará por correo electrónico.
Gracias por su comprensión

Resolving Immigration Problems
In An Honest & Responsible Manner

Man seeking asylum in California detained for 13 months

A Cuban man was scheduled for an asylum hearing recently in San Diego after being detained by U.S. immigration officials at the San Ysidro Port of Entry over a year ago. The man previously spent more than 10 years in a Cuban prison for speaking out against Fidel Castro and is once again hoping to be freed, this time in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security considers the man a threat against national security, but the man’s lawyers and the American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties dispute that claim. The ACLU has sued on the man’s behalf, hoping to have him released from the detention facility until a decision is made regarding his asylum application.

The man, labeled a contra-revolutionary in Cuba, says that being detained has led him to view the U.S. in a similar light as Cuba. In a telephone interview, he compared his current situation in the U.S. to Cuba’s laws that punish those who speak against the government. Immigration and Customs Enforcement did not permit the man to be interviewed in person and would not discuss his case. A judge required the government to respond to the ACLU lawsuit by Jan. 26.

Immigrants arriving at a United States port of entry seeking asylum or for humanitarian purposes are not brought before a judge for a bond hearing. Instead, ICE decides whether to parole or detain the individual. The ACLU has recently argued that judges, not ICE, should decide whether asylum seekers are held or released.

The challenges this man faces appear to be linked to his pro-democracy activities more than two decades ago in Cuba, issues that do not seem to portray him as someone who might be a national security threat to this country. The man’s attorneys stress that his past is irrelevant, describing his activities as harmless political discussions.

The man states that he wants to be here legally so that he can work and pay taxes. He has family in Los Angeles and hopes to live with them after his asylum hearing. While it remains to be seen what the result will be, the case underscores the sensitivity surrounding the prolonged detention of some individuals who have petitioned for political asylum.

Source: U-T San Diego, “Detained Cuban awaits asylum,” Elizabeth Aguilera, Jan. 24, 2012


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Trump administration now wants to replace properly trained and experienced asylum officers with Border Patrol officers with 5 weeks training to conduct credible fear interviews. Quality and justice once again sacrificed for speed by Trump.

Jóvenes DACA en peligro.
Los jóvenes que se han visto beneficiados con el programa DACA se podrán ver perjudicados si no renuevan su DACA antes del fallo de la corte suprema de la nación que será en junio de 2020.
Lo recomendable es que se renueve dicho permiso aún si el permiso vence despues de la fecha del fallo de la corte que sera en junio de 2020.