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Moses Apsan, Esq., emigrated from Brazil in 1955. He served as the President of the Federal Bar Association, New Jersey Chapter (1997-2002), a Coordinator of the Annual Immigration Seminar, and a member of The American Immigration Lawyers Association. He graduated New York Law School with a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude (with honors) degree and was an editor and published author for the Law Review. He is a 1966 graduate of Bronx High School of Science. He writes for jornal.us and The Brasilian has hosted a weekly Law Television Show, every Tuesdays at 8:45 p.m. on SIC International Television in Newark (Portuguese) for the last 15 years. He writes and publishes web sites on legal matters. His videos on immigration laws are widely viewed on youtube.com, vejatv.com and Google videos. He regularly lectures on the Trends of U.S. Immigration laws.

Our staff is multi-lingual, speaking Portuguese and Spanish.

Our website is a practical database of informative information about the U.S. immigration laws and procedures. The site clarifies many aspects of immigration laws, such as how to: obtain a temporary visa, become permanent residence - Green Card (through marriage, relatives, employment, investment, asylum and the green card lottery) and become an American citizen. For those in need of deportation defense our experienced deportation attorneys are ready to defend undocumented immigrants in Immigration Court. We have been extremely successful with the litany of deportation defenses and have succeeded with the new I601A waivers for those that entered illegally and married a U.S. citizen.

Our offices are located in Astoria, New York and in Newark, NJ , however, we provide telephonic and video-conference consultation anywhere in the world.

Thank you Moses Apsan “Mr. Apsan is the most well known attorney in the Brazilian community. He has faithfully, for more than 20 years, assisted untold numbers of Brazilian individuals and businesses to resolve immigration and business matters. His reputation in the community reaches the highest professional and ethical standards…” Dario Campos, Vice-Counsel, Brazilian Consulate

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Obama is furious at Republicans that Purposely caused a Comprehensive Immigration Bill to Fail
President Obama is angry. Following a year of trying to convince Congress to pass an immigration reform law, President Obama vented his fury today in a scorching White House speech, saying it's ti...
Ordens do Executivo – Ferramenta do Presidente para Reforma Abrangente da Imigracao
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Ordens do Executivo – Ferramenta do Presidente para Reforma Abrangente da Imigracao
June 4, 2014 - É possível uma ordem executiva prestar socorro imediato a determinadas disposições das leis draconianas em vigor daimigração, mesmo enquanto se...
How to get a Refund for an Immigration Bond
When an immigration case has run its’ course and the alien has not violated the terms of the bond, ICE cancels the immigration bond. Once this is done, ICE notifies the Debt Management Cente...
The DACA Renewal Process: How it works.
June 6, 2014 - Washington D.C. On this day, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) informed the public of its’ new renewal system for the many thousands of youths who were gr...
Will the U.S. Bankruptcy Laws Protect TelexFREE?
The multinational company, TelexFREE, recently shut down in Brazil is being investigated by the Secretary of the State  in Massachusetts, triggered by TelexFree’s filing for federal ban...
TelexFree Bankruptcy: How Can an Investor Get Their Money Back?
This past Monday, Multinational company, TelexFree, filed for bankruptcy protection in a federal court in Nevada. The next day FBI and Homeland Security agents raided the company’s offi...
HOW TO USE THE IMMIGRATION COURTS 800 PHONE NUMBER
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), has made available an immigration courts’ 800 Phone Number, which allows anyone to obtain information about their case though its automate...
Movement on Immigration Reform Moving to Center Stage
While Congress languishes on agreement to comprehensive immigration reform, a pro-immigration movement is sweeping the individual states. According to NCSL report for 2013, 184 laws were enacted a...
Justin Bieber - Beware of Deportation
  CALABASAS, Calif. It seems that the more famous you are, the greater the chance of screwing up. Such is the case of Justin Bieber, a Canadian citizen, who is facing felony charges for alle...
What`s in store for Immigration Reform in 2014
Immigration reform has been the perennial Ping-Pong in Congressional politics. Democrats are constantly on the march for comprehensive immigration laws, while ((Republican fear the word comprehensive,...
Dominican Doctor Faces Criminal Charges for Attempting to Surgically Alter Fingerprints of Illegal Immigrants
Thousands of intending immigrants apply for U.S. residency every year. As part of the process, each applicant must have their fingerprint taken and processed through many agencies, such as the FBI, In...
Repeal of DOMA Creates Unprecedented Immigration Opportunities for LGBT couples.
Attaining equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has been a pressing civil rights issue created by our malfunctioning immigration system. The problem is heightene...
Summary of the Path to Citizenship Contained in Senate Bill S.744
Source: apsanlaw.com After weeks of contentious debate all 52 Democrats, as well as 14 Conservatives and two independents were responsible for the passage of the Senate Bill S.744, a landmark imm...
USCIS Approves 10,000 Immigration Visas for Victims of Crime
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has approved the statutory maximum 10,000 petitions for U-1 nonimmigrant status (U visas) for fiscal year 2014. This marks th...
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