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Timothy Cretsinger Memorial

We are saddened by the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Timothy Cretsinger. A tireless advocate for our clients, he worked in all areas of law but was passionate about assisting our immigration cases and practiced from our offices in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Index of Approved Spanish Michigan Court Forms

Translated court forms do not replace the use of the English versions. Michigan Court Rules and Michigan Trial Court Case File Management Standards require that all pleadings and other documents be in the English language.

Teens get probation in theft of dozens of Ann Arbor high school laptops

Reposted from From Mlive: By Darcie Moran, dmoran@mlive.com ANN ARBOR, MI – Two former Skyline High School students will serve probation after police say they stole dozens of laptops from the school earlier this year. Henry “Hank” McMillin and Julien Faro, who were 18 when they were charged, were sentenced Oct. 10 to two years probation by Washtenaw County Trial …

Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Originally on Homeland Security’s website: Release Date: September 5, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR: James W. McCament Acting Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Thomas D. Homan Acting Director U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Kevin K. McAleenan Acting Commissioner U.S. Customs and Border Protection Joseph B. Maher Acting General Counsel Ambassador James D. Nealon Assistant Secretary, International …

Updates to current USCIS forms for 2017

There have been recent updates to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services forms below.

WARNING:  DO NOT TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES IF YOU ARE FROM AN AFFECTED COUNTRY

President Trump issued an Executive Order on Friday, January 27, 2017, that says that people who are citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen may not enter the U.S. for at least 90 days.  This includes people with Lawful Permanent Resident or “Green Card” status as well as any other visas.  Citizens …

“Preparing Your Family for Immigration Enforcement” Guide and Video

The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center has created a free guide called “Preparing Your Family for Immigration Enforcement as well as an introductory video.   We are pleased to make this video and guide available to those in need. Download Guide (Spanish) Download Guide (English) If you have questions about your immigration rights or need representation, …

Ilrc Post Election Info (Espanol Available)

The Immigrant legal resource center has released their post-election talking points in both English and Spanish. This is an important resource to learn how the new administration’s proposed changes in Immigration Law can affect your status.  If you  require qualified legal assistance, the Law Offices of Lawrence Margolis are always here to assist.