Blog Posts in 2014

Obama Delays Review of Deportation Policies

President Barack Obama has ordered a delay in administration review of deportation policies until the end of the summer. The hope is that the House of Representatives will approve a larger immigration ...
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Next Step Towards Obtaining Immigration Reform

Immigration reform continues to be a hot topic subject despite the contention it has generated both on Capitol Hill and within the general public. Back in June of 2013, the Senate was finally able to ...
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When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

No one ever wants to hire a lawyer, especially when they've never hired one before. The process often seems unfamiliar and overwhelming, but the truth is that you cannot wait long to retain an ...
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Welcome to Our New York Immigration Defense Blog!

The Portela Law Firm, P.C. has striven to provide excellent immigration defense representation in New York for many years. Part of our effort to defend non-U.S. citizens involves keeping them informed ...
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