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Parker, Butte & Lane’s immigration lawyers assist in preparing all temporary visa petitions and applications for permanent residence. Our clients include Fortune 500 high tech and biotech companies in Oregon as well as small entities and individuals. We have helped companies meet the immigration challenges involved in start-ups, acquisitions, reorganizations and spin-offs. Most importantly, we have built our reputation on promptly responding to our clients' needs by providing strategic, proactive business immigration planning advice.
Our attorneys have helped to keep families together in both deportation defense scenarios and through family based visas. We represent applicants for asylum before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (Legacy INS) as well as the Immigration Court, and have developed a reputation for outstanding achievement in litigating complex deportation and removal cases. Learn more...
While it is business as usual in Washington D.C., USCIS is getting ready to implement Phase 1 of the President’s second immigration initiative known popularly as “Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) which will make the following changes to the existing DACA program: Upper age limit removed Continuous residence date now January 10, 2010 […]
Updated USCIS Definition for “Parent”
USCIS issued a new policy (PA-2014-009) clarifying the definition of “mother” and “parent” under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to include gestational mothers using assisted reproductive technology regardless of whether they are the genetic mothers. The government concluded that the term “mother” and “parent” under the INA includes any mother who: (1) gave birth to the child, and (2) was the child’s legal mother at the time of birth under the law of the relevant jurisdiction.
U.S. to Extend Visas for Chinese Short-Term Business Travelers, Tourists, and Students
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