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Is the IRS knocking at your door?

Well, first of all that all depends on if you have been able to actually find a work from home based type job. There are plenty of opportunities on the internet and many of them are promising things that they are certainly unable to provide. There are surprisingly many very legitimate and rewarding opportunities to […]

Do I Really Need A Lawyer, Is This Something That I Can Do Myself?

Its 3:30 in the afternoon, and I have just finished a consultation with You, potential client, about a legal matter. After spending 45 minutes with you, the potential client, discussing the merits of your case, not yet down to the nuts and bolts, but definitely a very detailed discussion about the “ins and outs”, you […]

You Are Nervous,Worried You Are Going to BLOW it!

I have taken some liberty with Abraham Lincoln’s words of wisdom and spun them into a very real and relevant situation that you may find yourself in. Here we go… Better to remain silent and be thought a drunk, than to blow and remove all doubt. Michael Phillips Please know that should you ever be […]

When Saying Less is More

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln Those words spoken by President Abraham Lincoln are as true today as they were when he spoke them. Every day, a police officer somewhere in America advises someone of the right to remain silent and the […]

Got a Visa? No, not a credit card.

People from all over the world come to the United States on a temporary visa as a first step in applying for a permanent residency green card. This allows you to be in the country already while awaiting application approval. Though there is a much more involved process to being able to remain in the […]

No Childhood Here: Why Central American Children are Fleeing Their Homes

Over a decade before President Barack Obama described the influx of unaccompanied child migrants to the United States as an “urgent humanitarian situation requiring a unified and coordinated Federal response,” child and refugee advocates warned that children who shared experiences of years-long family separation, widespread violence in home countries, and higher rates of neglect and […]

America Must Uphold Its Obligations to Protect Children and Families Fleeing Persecution

June 30, 2014 Washington D.C. – As the numbers of unaccompanied minors and mothers with children crossing our southern border grows, the U.S. government faces a critical test of its historic commitment to protect those fleeing violence and persecution. How we respond will signal to the world whether our commitment to due process and the […]