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Apr 26, 2017

How to Prepare for an ICE Raid

By |Apr 26, 2017|Immigration|0 Comments

The current administration recently promised to hire 15,000 more Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, who will be tasked with making sure that employers comply with immigration laws in hiring employees. With approximately 11 million undocumented people living in the United States, immigrants of any status must be aware of the increasing chance of an [...]

Apr 13, 2017

“Superior” Parental Rights in Child Custody in Tennessee

By |Apr 13, 2017|Family Law|0 Comments

There are times in a parent's life when they may not be able to care for their children. They might be dealing with substance abuse or mental health issues which cause them to be incapable of caring for their child temporarily until they get these issues sorted out. For whatever reason a parent must temporarily [...]

Mar 29, 2017

Churches as Sanctuary for Undocumented Immigrants in the Age of Trump

By |Mar 29, 2017|Immigration|0 Comments

The number of churches willing to provide sanctuary to undocumented immigrants in the United States has been steadily increasing ever since President Trump signed an executive order which strengthening the authority of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). On January 28, 2017, President Trump made good on his campaign promise to take a tough [...]

Mar 15, 2017

Co Parenting Tips: Dealing with Different Approaches to the Discipline of Children After Divorce

By |Mar 15, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

When you are a parent who is going through the challenges of divorce, and custody disputes, you might be looking forward to the end of the struggle when the divorce is final. But when you have children, the end of your divorce does not spell the end of your relationship or partnership with your former [...]

Feb 22, 2017

A Day Without Immigrants – A Nationwide Protest

By |Feb 22, 2017|Immigration|0 Comments

In an effort to give Americans a small glimpse of how the United States is impacted by the contributions of immigrants, on Thursday, February 16th there was a protest called "A Day Without Immigrants." In cities across the United States, immigrants closed their businesses and chose not to spend money as a way of demonstrating [...]

Feb 8, 2017

Dealing with Mental Health Issues in Tennessee Divorce

By |Feb 8, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Deciding to get a divorce is rarely an easy decision, but when it comes to divorcing a spouse who has mental health challenges, it can be an incredible ordeal. The person who is initiating the divorce might feel trapped in a marriage with someone they no longer understand, someone who is making their life a [...]

Jan 25, 2017

What Are the Economic Contributions of Immigrants to Tennessee?

By |Jan 25, 2017|Immigration|0 Comments

At a time of uncertainty, when it comes to issues regarding immigration, it is important to look at the positive side of immigration in this great country. The Immigration Policy Center (IPC), the research and policy division of the American Immigration Council (AIC) (a non-partisan, non-profit organization) does in-depth research and then publishes fact sheets [...]

Jan 12, 2017

Tips for Successful Co-Parenting Throughout and After Your Divorce

By |Jan 12, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

The purpose of divorce is to end the marriage. When the two people are parents, their relationship will change after divorce, but it will not end. While the marriage may be over, family continues forever. After you sign the divorce papers, the two of you still share a common goal, which is the health, security, [...]

Dec 28, 2016

In Tennessee Child Support Cases, Which Parent Pays for Uninsured Expenses for the Child?

By |Dec 28, 2016|Family Law|0 Comments

The basic structure of child support in Tennessee is that the primary residential parent (the one who has the child for 50 percent or more of the time) receives child support payments from the non-residential parent. The Tennessee courts use what is called an income shares model to determine the amount of child support payments, [...]

Dec 14, 2016

What Effect Can a DUI Charge Have on Your Immigration Status?

By |Dec 14, 2016|Immigration|0 Comments

The consequences of getting charged with driving under the influence (DUI) are already severe, but if you are an immigrant, the penalties can be more severe. Even if you do not face the dire consequence of removal from the United States, a DUI conviction could ultimately prevent you from gaining U.S. citizenship. First, to remove [...]

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