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Nov 7, 2018

What is Asylum, and Who Can Claim It?

By |Nov 7, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

Every year, according to the American Immigration Council, thousands of people who aren’t US citizens apply for asylum in the United States. Asylum is a form of protection from prosecution. The process to obtain asylum is very complicated, and normally requires the assistance of experienced immigration lawyers. If someone is granted asylum, he or she [...]

Oct 3, 2018

5 Common Reasons Couples Divorce

By |Oct 3, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

Everyone goes into a marriage with the best of intentions: ‘til death do us part, and happily ever after. Most couples know that a strong and stable marriage takes work. However, some couples give it their all and the marriage has simply run its course for one reason or another—and it's time to think about [...]

Sep 19, 2018

How Long Can Undocumented Immigrant Families Expect to Live in Detention Centers?

By |Sep 19, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

CNN reported on September 6, 1018 that the Trump administration has enacted a policy that undocumented immigrant children stay in detention “far longer than currently allowed.” The statement is a follow-up to the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy enacted in the spring of 2018. Part and parcel of the zero tolerance prosecution policy is to separate [...]

Sep 6, 2018

Efforts Underway to Limit Legal Immigration

By |Sep 6, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

According to a recent NBC News report, the Trump Administration is getting ready to make a proposal that would make it tougher for immigrants in the United States legally to become American citizens, or obtain their green cards. The ability of these legal immigrants to get citizenship could be affected if the applicant used one [...]

Aug 30, 2018

Congratulations, Patrick Slaughter, on Your Three-Time “10 Best Attorney” Award for Immigration Law!

By |Aug 30, 2018|Firm News|0 Comments

LaFevor & Slaughter is thrilled to announce that partner Patrick Slaughter has earned himself a “three-peat,” having been recognized by the American Institute Of Legal Counsel for their 10 Best Legal Counsel for Client Satisfaction award. This is the third year Patrick has been selected for inclusion, based on his work in immigration law. The [...]

Aug 28, 2018

How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

By |Aug 28, 2018|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Most people in America use social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and others, for pleasure and business. These websites are a lot of fun when life is going well – but they came be used against you if you’re going through a divorce. Information and pictures that are posted on social [...]

Aug 15, 2018

Giving DACA Students a Chance at College

By |Aug 15, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

When President Donald Trump was elected in 2016, he took a hard stance on immigration. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is on the verge on ending, currently facing a federal court battle over its future. Many young people are uncertain about their own futures, wondering if they'll be able to continue their [...]

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