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U.S. Customs: Provisional I-94 Program

U.S. Customs: Provisional I-94 Program

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is implementing a new Provisional I-94 program to make entering the borders more efficient. The I-94 is an Arrival and Departure record issued to foreign visitors entering the United States. The form includes biographical information as well as passport and visa details. Most importantly, it indicates the date by … Continue reading U.S. Customs: Provisional I-94 Program

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What does UCC Stand For?

What does UCC Stand For?

Each state has its own business and commercial transactions laws. With only these often conflicting and differing laws, transacting business in another state would be very difficult without uniformity. The Uniform Commercial Code, more commonly referred to as the UCC, is a collection of laws designed to establish uniformity among state laws. The UCC states … Continue reading What does UCC Stand For?

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Effects of Deportation

Effects of Deportation

The most recent presidential election made the topic of immigration–whether lawful or otherwise–a national platform. Candidates turned “illegal immigration” into a hot-button issue throughout much of the campaign and candidate policies shifted in response to the electorate. The discussion on immigration quickly forced candidates to take a stand, electing to support policies that would allow … Continue reading Effects of Deportation

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How can a DUI Affect My Employment Opportunities?

How can a DUI Affect My Employment Opportunities?

It is common knowledge that a DUI conviction can result in serious legal consequences, including probation, fines, community service, and even jail time. Many people are surprised to learn, however, that their employment opportunities after a DUI may also be affected. Because a criminal conviction is a matter of public record, current and potential employers … Continue reading How can a DUI Affect My Employment Opportunities?

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As a Foreign National, What are the Consequences of Criminal Conduct?

As a Foreign National, What are the Consequences of Criminal Conduct?

If you are a foreign national who has been accused of committing a crime, you are justified in being very concerned about your future. Criminal misconduct can lead to significant consequences in regard to a person’s immigration status, including deportation – sometimes even without a conviction. For this reason, anyone who is here on a … Continue reading As a Foreign National, What are the Consequences of Criminal Conduct?

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