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E-2 Visa

One of the most widely-used methods to obtain legal entry in the United States is through an employment-based visa petition. This category of visas offers temporary and permanent options based upon requirements of the specific employment types. FValdezLaw has compiled this Prezi to provide general information regarding the E-2 Employment Visa. This includes requirements workers […]

Client Announcement:

FValdezLaw is consolidating its workspace and will no longer be occupying Room 113 at our current location, 751 Silver, Houston, Texas 77007. FValdezLaw will still meet clients by appointment at 751 Silver, Room 112, Houston, Texas 77007. As always, clients may leave documents in the lockbox now located on the door of Room 112. Thank […]

TEXAS POLICE SAY “SHOW ME YOUR PAPERS” LAW IS DAMAGING PUBLIC SAFETY — BEFORE EVEN TAKING EFFECT

SB4 will be implemented starting September 1, 2017. Many law enforcement officers have said that they do not support SB4. SB4 will reduce trust between law enforcement and the community. SB4 relies on the inequity and racial profiling that already exists in our criminal justice system. Only true criminal justice reform will alleviate the underlying […]

Ending 287(g) for a safer immigrant community

In 2008, Adrian Garcia became the first Hispanic sheriff in the history of Harris County, Texas.  As sheriff, Garcia proceeded to preside over one of the largest 287(g) programs in the United States.  In June 2016, former Sheriff Ron Hickman renewed Harris County’s participation in 287(g).  After more than a year of organizing, having direct […]

Be Prepared: Make a Plan

Our hearts ache for the families affected by recent immigration raids. As President Trump’s administration continues to roll out its expanded deportation priorities, we encourage everyone to remain calm while also planning for the future. You should take steps to be prepared for any eventuality: Consider meeting with an immigration attorney or accredited BIA representative […]