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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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Attorney Giovanni Diaz Speaks Up In Washington, DC

On April 6, 2017, Attorney Giovanni Diaz from Diaz & Gaeta, joined a group of attorneys and traveled to Washington, D.C. This group of attorneys was organized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). With efforts from this group, the attorneys met at the Nation's capital in Washington D.C for a "Day of Action". This meeting was created to urge Senators and Congressmen from Georgia to challenge the inhumane and un-American approach the current administration is taking on immigration and immigration enforcement.   In these challenging times, it is important to engage with elected officials, said Attorney Diaz In result, the 2017 “Day of Action” saw a historic level of engagement! Unexpectedly to many, more than 500 immigration attorneys from all over...

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Attorneys Commit to Helping Undocumented Students

Both founders of Diaz & Gaeta Law are children of immigrant parents. Attorney Zach Gaeta and Giovanni Diaz were born in the U.S and were able to study here in the U.S thanks to scholarships and federal aid programs. While they had no problems applying for student aid, they have watched friends, family and now many clients get denied financial aid because of their undocumented status. After decades of witnessing the challenges faced by undocumented students, the attorneys have decided to take action. The firm is currently developing a scholarship fund to provide financial aid to college-bound students who are eligible for college but may not be for federal financial aid. In addition, they are planning to raise awareness about the challenges that undocumented...

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Attorney Explains The Difference Between Obama and Trump

Attorney Giovanni Diaz explains the difference between the reforms of former President Obama and our current president Trump. Although they are similar, there are some key differences. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NR6iuqsJNew[/embedyt] More information about the lawyer Diaz Contact: (678) 503-2780 email: info@dglawga.com Connect with attorneys Diaz and Gaeta on your favorite social networks: Youtube:  Instagram: Facebook:  

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Protect Yourself Against Accusations of Serious Crimes

Lawyer Zacharias Gaeta from the firm Diaz & Gaeta, explains the importance of proceeding carefully in case you are ever arrested and charged with a serious crime. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFKbbK__kbA[/embedyt] More information about attorney Gaeta Contact the attorney: (678) 503-2780 email: info@dglawga.com Connect with Diaz & Gaeta on your favorite social networks: Youtube:  Instagram: Facebook:

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What Happens If Immigration Detains You

What can you expect if you are stopped by an immigration officer? Attorney Giovanni Diaz talks about what can happen and the decisions you should make. "If an officer stops you for driving without a license or another crime, it is very likely that immigration will have contact with you. There are 3 things that immigration can do and there are 3 options they have to initiate deportation process. First, they may let you out without bail while you wait for your court date. The second thing they can do is give you bail. If they give you bail, pay for it. The last thing that can happen is if they decide not to let you get out and they do...

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How to Reduce the Risk of Driving Without a License

Attorney Giovanni Diaz understands that sometimes it is necessary to take the risk of driving without a license. If you can not avoid it, take precautions to reduce the risks if it is stopped. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5jTvpthkwQ[/embedyt] "I understand that it is necessary to drive and I have many clients and friends who drive without a license. If you are going to take that risk you have to be very careful. The first thing is, you should not have false documents with you. If you have false documents, leave them at home. It is better to have a crime for no license, than a crime for presenting false documents. If you are arrested you just have to give your name, you...

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Tips to Evaluate if It Is Suitable to Report to Court

The lawyer Zacharias Gaeta, of Diaz & Gaeta talks about the rumors of deportations of people who present themselves to court. There are several factors that must be considered to determine whether it is convenient or if it may be detrimental to you to appear in court. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEGIgY5_xds[/embedyt] More information about attorney Gaeta Contact the attorney: (678) 503-2780 email: info@dglawga.com Connect with Diaz & Gaeta on your favorite social networks: Youtube:  Instagram: Facebook:

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Attorney Shares His Opinion About The Fear of Deportation

Lawyer Giovanni Diaz has received several calls from clients and people in the community who are afraid of immigration reforms under the new Trump administration. He shares the advice he gives to his friends in this short video. It is important to handle fear with a perspective based on the truth. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey2sYTzQnXc[/embedyt] "I understand the fear that the community has. There is a lot of fear, but they are not actually deporting people. What they are doing is holding and detaining people to initiate the process of deportation. That means the detainee will have the ability (opportunity) to fight their immigration case in front of an immigration judge. If something like this happens to you, you should consult an...

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