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

Supreme Court Overturns Ninth Circuit Ruling Requiring Immigration-related bond hearings in San Diego

A previous Ninth Circuit ruling that had made it a requirement for detained immigrants to have regularly scheduled bond hearings, was overturned by the Supreme Court with a 5-3 vote on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Now, many immigration rights advocates fear that the detainees will be forced to spend extended periods of time in detention until their cases are fully processed through the court system.

Immigration laws in this country have long made it where asylum seekers and noncitizens with certain criminal convictions on their records have been detained upon attempting to enter the United States. They’d typically be held until their cases were heard by an immigration judge.

Even then, though, they were permitted bond hearings every six months. It’s at those hearings that the onus fell on federal agents to prove that the detainee was unlikely to appear for hearings or posed some type of danger to society.

The case that led to the Supreme Court becoming involved started with a Mexican greencard holder who’d previously been convicted on both a misdemeanor drug charge and for joyriding.

At the time that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) stepped into his matter to request a bond hearing, he’d been held in detention by immigration authorities for three years. After much legal wrangling, ACLU attorneys were able to convince a judge that holding someone in detention indefinitely was unconstitutional. The man ultimately got his bond hearing.

With the latest Supreme Court ruling, though, it would appear that other detainees won’t be afforded the same opportunity to plead their case for release on bond. The Supreme Court justices decided to have lower court judges revisit whether the detention is constitutional in the first place.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), under President Trump’s direction, has been given some authority to decide whether or not to detain an individual. They tend to air on the side of detention pending bond hearings.

Those detained in Los Angeles will still be entitled to bond hearings although those in Imperial or San Diego countries will not. The Department of Justice hopes this will free up immigration judges up to deal with its 650,000 current cases.

Previously scheduled bond hearings will still be heard.

If your loved one is being held in custody without any promise of a bond hearing, then a San Diego attorney can advise you of your rights in your legal matter.

Source: San Diego Union Tribune, “Supreme Court decision means many immigrants will stay in detention for longer,” Kate Morissey, Feb. 27, 2018


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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.