Tag(s): Los Angeles

Immigrants Making an Impact in the Trucking Industry

By Joshua Goldstein / November 22, 2022

Recently, FleetOwner, a magazine that is targeted at executives and managers who work in the trucking industry, published an informative, thought-provoking piece on the immense impact that immigrants are making in commercial trucking. Indeed, according to the reporting, immigrants have become a critical part of this industry, yet the executives at the big trucking companies…

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How to Prepare for an Initial Consultation with an Immigration Lawyer

By Joshua Goldstein / November 20, 2022

Are you considering hiring an immigration lawyer to help you resolve a legal matter? If so, it is crucial that you are able to find the right legal professional for your specific case. One of the best things you can do is set up a confidential consultation with an experienced immigration attorney. During your initial…

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How to Apply for a Humanitarian Visa

By Joshua Goldstein / July 7, 2020

If you or a loved one is facing an emergency situation, you may be eligible to obtain a humanitarian visa. Also known as humanitarian parole, this type of immigration relief is available in a narrow set of circumstances. Though, under United States immigration law, there are multiple humanitarian options and protections that you might be…

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How to Prepare to Apply for an O-1 Visa

By Joshua Goldstein / February 25, 2020

An O-1 visa is a type of non-immigrant visa that is reserved specifically for people with “extraordinary” abilities. As explained by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you may be eligible for an O-1 visa if you can demonstrate a record of superior talent and/or ability in the field such as the arts, education,…

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2 Reasons Your Visa May Be In Administrative Processing

By Joshua Goldstein / January 22, 2020

You may be wondering… Why was my visa put into administrative processing? Why was my visa delayed? Why was I given the 221(g) worksheet? My name’s Joshua Goldstein and I am an immigration lawyer. I help families across the country and around the world get their visas out of administrative processing. So why is your…

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Green Card Holders are Being Denied U.S. Citizenship Because of Jobs in the Marijuana Industry

By Joshua Goldstein / April 11, 2019

Marijuana laws are in a state of flux. According to information from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), recreational marijuana is legal, in some form, in approximately a dozen U.S. states, including in California. However, marijuana remains strictly illegal under federal law. While the cannabis industry is growing rapidly, the federal prohibition on marijuana…

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