If you are a California student who has applied for or received approval for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and need financial assistance for college, do not complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You need to complete the California Dream Act Application. Go to www.caldreamact.org for more information and the application. After completing it, check with your campus counselors for additional information and actions needed. If you want to learn more about DACA go to www.uscis.gov.
Are you someone who thinks you can smoke weed while driving? Do you think folks in the cars around you can't smell it when you have your window down? Did you know that driving high is a DUI? Gist of this post is don't smoke pot while driving. But if you decided to do it anyway and got pulled over by law enforcement, give Matt a call at 925.459.8440. He can help you navigate the DMV, Courts and any administrative licensing departments if needed. We sure hope you don't ever have to call Matt about this but if you do he's got the experience to help you. And when you are hiring a lawyer, experience matters.
If you've been the victim of a crime, you may qualify for an immigration benefit. We have a thriving immigration practice. Our partner, Erika Portillo, has helped so many through the immigration process. Let her help you.
Who qualifies for a visa U?
A U-Visa lets victims of crimes who meet certain requirements stay in the United States. A U-Visa provides the following benefits: You can legally live in the United States for four years. After three years of having a U-Visa you can apply for a green card to stay in the U.S. permanently.