Business entities for immigrants

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The Los Angeles Times reports that immigrants without papers can work legally — as their own bosses. Our firm has extensive experience in business formation for immigrants — both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States. We prepare and file the proper paperwork with the State of Oklahoma as well as assist in obtaining […]

That Lawyer…

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RANT ON. THAT lawyer. The one whose name I find on criminal cases that I review for immigration consequences. There is actually more than one THAT lawyer. When families contact my firm for help with a foreign national held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement after a criminal conviction, I normally review the criminal file at […]

Possession of a fake ID is not identify theft

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Today, I was talking to a police detective from Arizona who works identity theft cases. I was contacting him about his queries to area law enforcement over use of a Social Security number. The number was being used by multiple persons across the United States. He explained that he only worked on identity theft cases […]

Anti-immigrant Oklahoma State Rep. Randy Terrill bound over for trial on bribery case

Posted · Add Comment “Unseemly actions and even unethical behavior doesn’t necessarily constitute a criminal act,” Oklahoma County Special Judge Stephen Alcorn said during his ruling. “However, when the evidence is looked at as a whole in this matter, in its entirety, it is clear this exceeds business as usual.” For case information, see State v. Leftwich and […]

Republicans say immigration reform is DOA in 2011

Posted · Add Comment The Washington Post reports that Republicans are announcing any immigration reforms including the Dream Act dead on arrival in the next Congress. They say the question is border security. The Dream Act and other immigration reforms in the USA have been held hostage by one party or the other for several years looking for […]

An excellent judge

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Reg Gaston was a fine judge. He understood the concept of being an impartial decisionmaker and practiced it daily. Win or lose, all any good trial lawyer wants is a fair hearing. I always got it with Judge Gaston. *** Retired Special Judge of the District Court of Cleveland County Reginald “Reg” Gaston, 65, died […]