Newsleter – Dec 15 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

Thank you, everyone, for attending the Holiday Party last night. FYI, we had over seventy people…Wow!!!!! We danced, we laughed, we danced again...

Newsletter – Dec 8 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

One of my favorite places Niagara Falls, especially the Canadian side. The view is breathtaking and inviting. The way the water cascades, the sheer...

Newsletter – Dec 1 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

When I sat down on Friday to write my Chair notes, I intended to focus on the reaction to the verdict in the Steinle murder case against Jose Ines...

Newsletter – Nov 10 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

One of my favorite passages in the Bible reads “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another” Proverbs 27:17. There is so much I can...

Newsletter – Nov 3 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

Happy “Love Your Lawyer Day!” Of all the Hallmark made-up holidays, I think this is the most important one and I hope each and every one of you...

Newsletter – Oct 27 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

Happy Friday everyone! I hope everyone is celebrating small victories and accomplishments. Things like getting through the 800 number at USCIS and...

Newsletter – Oct 22 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

Happy Diwali for all those who celebrate. We were fortunate to impose our monthly meeting on the Santa Cruz Immigration lawyers luncheon which was...

Newsletter – Oct 14 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

It’s Friday, again and I always wish that this would have been a quieter week, but it was not. I think many lawyers who practice asylum were...

Newsletter – Oct 6 2017

Dear AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Members,

If your client told you that when he or she was eighteen years old they stole a watch from a friend, how would you advise that he answer questions...