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

President plans a change to “merit-based” immigration

President Trump announced that immigration law may change soon in California and across the country. Trump calls his plan “merit-based” immigration. The plan is likely to further restrict immigration, particularly family-based immigration. Trump has promised an executive action and not a law because a law would have to pass through Congress.

What is merit-based immigration?

Trump’s plan awards points to potential immigrants based on employment factors. These factors would be set in place by the government rather than employers. First, an immigrant must qualify as a skilled professional. Then, they earn points for things like education, time spent at the job and language abilities. The idea is that if you earn enough points, you get in.

Immigration experts can only guess what is in the plan based on the White House’s previous statements on immigration. One potential plan eliminates all family and employment-based immigration, replacing it with the merit factors. H-1B immigrants may see their place in the line change, their spouses lose their ability to work or the need to re-certify every six years.

What is the timeline for this executive order?

These changes may not happen because the president might face a short time-line. An election loss would make Jan. 19, 2021, the last date for action. For a rule to go into effect, it would have to be posted 30 or 60 days before it can begin. After that, the administration has to allow public comment and reaction to those comments. If Trump does not issue this order in September, it is not likely to happen.

What does this mean? There could be major changes happening to the American immigration system without Congressional action, or nothing may happen. An immigration attorney is responsible for keeping up with the latest changes in immigration law, so those who might be affected may want to speak with an attorney to make contingency plans.


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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.