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Blog Posts in June, 2016

  • What is Supplemental Security Income?

    || 30-Jun-2016

    If you are disabled and your medical condition prevents you from working, you may be interested in learning about which benefits are available for people with disabilities. The two programs available for people with disabilities are the Social Security Disability and the Supplemental Security Income programs. Both of these programs are administered by the Social Security Administration, however, ...
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  • Immigration, Crime & Deportation

    || 29-Jun-2016

    For many immigrants, coming to the United States to work, raise a family and create a life is a life-changing experience. After all, America is the land of freedom and opportunity. Unfortunately, if an immigrant violates U.S. immigration laws, even if he or she has a green card, it can lead to deportation. While not every crime will lead to deportation, those crimes that fall into the category of ...
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  • Penalties for DWI With Child Passenger

    || 27-Jun-2016

    In Texas, like every other state, it’s unlawful to drive while under the influence of alcoholic beverages or a controlled substance. Texas’ drunk driving law is covered under Sec. 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code. Under this section, DWI is typically charged as a Class B misdemeanor offense, providing the driver’s blood alcohol concentration is below 0.15%. If the driver’s BAC ...
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  • Returning to Work After a Disability

    || 23-Jun-2016

    When someone is approved for Social Security Disability benefits, it means that they have such a severe medical condition that they cannot engage in any meaningful work. This means the disabled individual can’t even adjust to “lighter” duties, or another type of work. Considering the nature and severity of such a disability, it’s understandable why individuals receiving ...
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  • How Can I Work in the U.S.?

    || 22-Jun-2016

    Each year, thousands of workers come to the United States to work from foreign countries. These individuals work in a variety of occupations, each of which contributes to the enrichment of our society. Some foreign workers are artists, scientists, researchers, athletes, agricultural workers, and information technology specialists, while others are investors and religious workers. Regardless of ...
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  • White Collar Crimes

    || 20-Jun-2016

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) describes “white collar crime” as lying, cheating, and stealing. That’s white collar crime in a nutshell, says the FBI. The term was reportedly coined in 1939, and today it’s synonymous with a vast array of frauds and scams that are commonly committed by “white collar” professionals, as well as those who work for the ...
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  • Do I Qualify for Disability?

    || 16-Jun-2016

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays benefits to disabled individuals whose medical conditions are severe and expected to last at least 12 months or result in death. If you have a medical condition that is so serious that you are not able to perform any type of work, you may qualify for benefits under the Social Security Disability program. To qualify for disability benefits, you must ...
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  • About U.S. Visas

    || 15-Jun-2016

    If you are a foreign national who wishes to come to the United States, the process may seem a bit daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. As someone who desires to visit the U.S., you’ll need to become familiar with U.S. visas and how to obtain one, and we can assist you with that endeavor. To help you better understand U.S. visas, we are providing a brief explanation below. If you have ...
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  • What is a Protective Order?

    || 13-Jun-2016

    Is your spouse, or another family or household member accusing you of family violence? If so, the alleged “victim” of the abuse may have taken out a protective order against you. If this is the case, what is a protective order and how can it affect you? In Texas, victims of family violence, also known as “ domestic violence ” can ask the court to issue a protective order, ...
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  • Can I Collect Workers' Compensation & SSDI?

    || 9-Jun-2016

    Workplace injuries and illnesses are extremely common. A worker can be injured in a work-related accident, they can suffer from an occupational disease due to continuous exposure to a toxic or irritating substance, or they can become disabled due to a repetitive stress injury, also known as a “repetitive motion injury.” When a worker is seriously injured due to a job-related injury or ...
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  • Your Rights as a Permanent Resident

    || 8-Jun-2016

    If you’re interested in becoming a permanent resident of the United States, the American people will welcome you and wish you the best of luck in the U.S. The United States was built by immigrants from all over the world; America recognizes the contributions of immigrants who come to America, the land of freedom and opportunity. If you become a permanent resident ( green card holder), you ...
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  • What it Means to Grant Immunity

    || 6-Jun-2016

    You have heard the saying, “You have the right to remain silent,” as this is one of the most familiar adages from the criminal justice system. This saying derives from the Fifth Amendment, which says individuals shall not be compelled to act as witnesses against themselves in criminal cases. However, the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not translate to mean that people ...
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  • Mental Disorders & SSDI

    || 2-Jun-2016

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays disability benefits to individuals who have a severe medical condition that is expected to last at least 12 months or result in death. To better understand which medical conditions qualify for a disability, the SSA has created what is called a “Listing of Impairments.” The Listing of Impairments lists dozens of medical conditions that ...
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  • Obtaining a Green Card as an Amerasian

    || 1-Jun-2016

    “Amerasian” is defined as a child born in Asia, to an Asian mother and a U.S. military father. Many refer to Amerasians as “children of the Vietnam war,” whose mothers were Vietnamese and whose fathers were U.S. servicemen, but the meaning has expanded to include children of other Asian countries as well. Under U.S. immigration law, people who were born in Korea, Vietnam, ...
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