The official blog of Attorney William McLean
Immigration Court Hearings During the Coronavirus Pandemic
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has hit the United States extremely hard. We have more than 1.5 million confirmed cases of the disease here. Federal leadership has been disappointing.
Marriage Involving Minors – Policy Update
I have many cases in which my clients are minors. Minors are people who are too young to consent to legal contracts. They are not always necessarily kids, though. Today,
Family Separation at the United States/Mexico Border
In May of 2018, President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice announced that there would be zero tolerance for families trying to unlawfully cross the United States/Mexico border.
Pereira v. Sessions – New Hope for People With Removal Orders
Having a final order of removal normally ends any hope for an immigration case. Very few people with a removal order ever receive permanent resident status or any kind of visa.
The Failed Somali Deportation Flight
No person I have met in my professional life (besides my wife) has touched my heart as much as one of my few Somali clients whose case I just successfully closed. I will not give…
Repeal of DACA
Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the federal government is ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The DACA program offers an…