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Will adjustment of status program soon come to an end?

Many undocumented Florida immigrants are waiting on pins and needles for word as to whether the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be discarded. It helps anyone eligible to secure an adjustment of status to avoid deportation and obtain permission to live and work in the United States. Once approved, the protected status is typically good for two years, at which time renewal must be sought.

Real estate disputes keeping sale of trendy hotel on hold

Buying and selling commercial and residential properties is quite a common process in Florida. When real estate disputes arise, it can cause significant delays that place one or more parties at risk for severe economic losses. Those facing current real estate problems in this state may want to follow news of an ongoing battle elsewhere that has been in litigation for some time now.

Several options may help homeowners threatened with foreclosure

Most people in Florida know what it's like to experience serious financial challenges at some point in their lives. Some recover rather quickly and use lessons learned in the process to help them forge stronger paths to financial stability in the future. Others are unexpectedly hit with financial problems that wind up getting out of control before they can get a handle on things. In either situation, a lender may threaten foreclosure if a homeowner is failing to satisfy the terms of a mortgage.

Federal court steps in to resolve foreclosure issues

Most Florida residents have either personally experienced financial struggles during the economic crisis in recent years or know someone who has or is still fighting to restore financial stability. For many, foreclosure is high on the list of worries with lenders threatening to take ownership of their homes due to unsatisfied mortgage debts. Some have already lost their homes, including a couple in another state who has been involved in litigation for seven years now due to what they claim were unfair fees and added costs associated with their situation.

U.S. immigration law leads to young woman's detention

Many Florida immigrants are currently facing significant challenges regarding their legal statuses. Some fear that even a most minor incident could wind up causing them to be separated from their families. That appears to be what happened in another state where U.S. immigration law regarding enforcement of removal regulations against undocumented people has led to a young mother of two being placed in detainment.

Employment immigration fraud situation ends in guilty plea

Many Florida companies hire immigrant workers from various countries of origin. U.S. immigration law is very specific when it comes to the rules regarding entering the United States to secure gainful employment. U.S. employers are also bound by strict protocol regarding applications for work visas and hiring non-citizen employees. An employer in another state has pleaded guilty to employment immigration fraud.

Real estate disputes over quarry continue to rock civil relations

When two sides are directly opposed to each other concerning a central issue, it's often challenging to come to an amicable agreement. In fact, where real estate disputes in Florida are concerned, parties often seek third party assistance to address their problems in court. In a contentious situation that continue to escalates in another state, a company that is not happy about a lower court decision is asking the state's highest court to review the case.

Citizenship main focus of celebration in another state

United States Chief District Judge Timothy M. Burgess recently presided over a very special ceremony in a northwestern state. Like similar celebrations held in Florida, the special gathering was held to honor many immigrants who have successfully navigated the process to citizenship. A spokesperson said it was the largest ceremony of its kind in that particular area.

Changes proposed for U.S. immigration law -- again

Many Florida families immigrated to the United States from other countries. Some say even though they arrived here under perfectly legal circumstances, they still live in fear that something will wrong that will cause threats to their statuses. Some Somali families on the West Coast may relate to those fears as they recently gathered and shared their worries about recent proposals to change U.S. immigration law.

From football to foreclosure: Former player facing dire situation

Many Florida readers may be NFL fans who are familiar with Lance Briggs. A former linebacker, Briggs is currently facing an unfortunate financial situation that just seems to keep getting worse. A lender has filed a foreclosure on a six bedroom mansion owned by Briggs, which appears to be only one of a slew of problems.

Where to find answers to questions regarding U.S. immigration law

Whether you and your family arrived in Florida after fleeing imminent danger and extreme poverty in your country of origin, or you waited an extended time for a work visa or other documents allowing you to come to the United States to live, you may have faced many challenges in between your planning and arrival. In fact, many immigrants throughout the state are currently involved in very serious situations regarding U.S. immigration law. In some cases, statuses are at risk.

Real estate disputes often take a long time to resolve

A couple that lives in another state began building their home a handful of years ago. Included on their property was a little strip of land, leading to a river. Many local folks would come and go along the trail, as this particular river spot was a prime fishing area. A string of real estate disputes arose that may interest Florida readers currently facing similar problems.

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