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What is TPS and How Are Families Affected?

TPS has recently made news since our current President has taken office.  Promises to crackdown on “illegal” immigration have thrown many families into a panic. Making them uncertain of what the future may hold for them and their loved ones. What is TPS? “Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is granted by the Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Secretary) to eligible foreign-born individuals, who are unable to return home safely due to conditions or circumstances preventing their country from adequately handling the return.”   Countries that have been a part of this program have been El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, Sudan, Honduras, Nepal, Syria, Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia. However, with current administration changes, the future of many of these families...

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The Potential Impact of Changes to the TPS Benefit for Immigrants

What does TPS Mean for Immigrants? TPS has recently made news, since our current President has taken office.  Promises to crackdown on “illegal” immigration has thrown many families into panic. Many feel uncertain of what the future may hold for them and their loved ones. What is TPS? “Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is granted by the Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Secretary) to eligible foreign born individuals, who are unable to return home safely due to conditions or circumstances preventing their country from adequately handling the return.” Countries that have been a part of this program have been El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, Sudan, Honduras, Nepal, Syria, Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia. However, with current administration changes the future...

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Attorney Giovanni Diaz is Recognized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association

This Saturday, February 25, Attorney Giovanni Diaz had the honor of presenting himself before hundreds of colleagues at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). The event was organized by the chapter of the region of Georgia and Alabama to offer training in strategies before the new reforms. As a presenter, attorney Diaz offered speeches with the most effective strategies to win immigration cases. The lawyer Diaz was chosen together with his colleague, Julio Moreno for this honor several months ago. Both have outstanding records in obtaining favorable results in immigration cases. The presentation of the attorneys was very popular during the event and Counsel Diaz said that the number of colleagues who were presented was surprising. "It was a bit...

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The New Risks of Committing Fraud

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak9FL8Dbk7s[/embedyt] Attorney Giovanni Diaz talks about the risks of committing fraud and the damage it can cause to the legal status in the United States. "I'm attorney Giovanni Diaz from the law office of Diaz & Gaeta and I want to talk a little bit about fraud. Now with the new president Trump it is very important that you do everything correctly and that you do not get false documents. Do not present taxes that are false, and do not try to obtain legal benefits illegally. There are immigration consequences for committing fraud. It is very important that if you have done something in your past or there is a fraud record, contact a lawyer. " More information about...

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President Trump’s Executive Orders Change Deportation Priorities

https://youtu.be/SOPv-CL4jKA Attorney Giovanni Diaz talks about the impact of the executive orders that President Trump initiated in his first week in the White House. WHAT DO THE EXECUTIVE ORDERS OF PRESIDENT TRUMP MEAN? "I am attorney Giovanni Diaz from the law office of Diaz & Gaeta and I want to talk a little about President Trump's Executive Action. There are many rumors and there is a lot of information that is coming out on the news. It is very important that the community understands that we all know very little. What we do know is that at the moment, the deportation priorities that existed during the presidency of President Obama no longer exist. Unfortunately, we believe that we have returned...

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Attorney Giovanni Diaz Gives Information on Humanitarian Visas

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4GFtuHsnC8[/embedyt] If you are a victim of a crime and you fear to defend yourself because you are not in the country legally, you should see this video and what lawyer Giovanni Diaz has to say. "If you are the victim of a crime, do not be afraid to call the police. The police are here to protect you. There are benefits and there is a specific benefit that an undocumented person can achieve if he calls the police and is willing to help the police and the prosecution to work the case. What kind of protection is there? If you are a victim of a crime or a victim of domestic violence, there are humanitarian visas that can...

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Find Out if You Qualify For a Driver’s License in Georgia

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXMFyGP91jQ[/embedyt] Find out if you qualify for a driver's license in Georgia thanks to some changes in the laws in 2016. "For a long time, the state of Georgia was denying driver's licenses to people who were under certain categories. Included in this plan were people who had pending applications for cancellation of deportation and people who had pending residence applications for any reason. Many believe that there are political reasons why the state of Georgia denied the driver's license to these groups of people or to these categories of people. As of last week, they are already giving these groups of people driver's licenses. These two categories are C8 and C10. If you have a work permit that has the...

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