Due to the current situation related to Coronavirus, and the State of Emergency orders from the governor of California, our office will continue to work behind closed doors. We will not see any clients in person.
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

New guidelines may make things more difficult for asylum seekers

Changes to the guidelines concerning what does or does not constitute a valid request for asylum may be interesting to people in California who are monitoring developments in this issue. The changes could mean that those who are seeking asylum in the United States may now find it more difficult to get their story heard. Some officials say that scenario is already taking place.

The head of the asylum division for Immigration Services recently released a memo that changed how claims concerning the threat of persecution are referred for judgment. He said that, in the past, even those claims that had only a minimal or slight possibility of success were allowed to move forward. The new guidelines state that there must be a “substantial” possibility the claim will be met with success before the applicant is allowed his or her day in court.

Opponents of the change say it creates a burden for asylum seekers that is too burdensome for many to overcome. They claim it makes the standard excessively high regarding what does or does not constitute a genuine threat or credible fear. They argue that it is contradictory to what was intended originally by legislators and say it should not be the message that is sent to those who may have a valid case.

As time passes, the facts will show if the new guidelines are unduly restrictive for those seeking asylum in California and elsewhere in the country. For those who face a genuine threat if they return to their birth country, remaining current as the laws and regulations change is integral to success. Only by understanding the situation fully can they hope to achieve success.

Source: The Kansas City Star, “Feds quietly toughen standards for immigrant asylum seekers“, Franco Ordonez, April 18, 2014


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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.