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CUOMO SIGNS BILL GRANTING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS ACCESS TO NEW YORK STATE DRIVER’S LICENSES

Under new legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, undocumented immigrants will now have access to driver’s licenses in the state of New York. This new bill reverses a nearly 20-year ban in the State and thrusts New York into the polestar of the already vitriolic national debate on immigration. Immigration attorney Edward Shulman of the Shulman Law Group, an Elmwood Park-based immigration firm, weighed in on Governor Cuomo‘s new legislation. “I commend Governor Cuomo and the…

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U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASS THE “AMERICAN DREAM AND PROMISE ACT OF 2019”

The House of Representatives passed the "American Dream and Promise Act of 2019," last night. The act, which had a unanimous affirmative vote by every single Democrat in the House, offers a path to Citizenship for individuals who were brought to the United States as children, known as DREAMers. This legislation, which impacts approximately 2.5 million immigrants whose legal protections President Trump has strategically moved to upend, via the termination of the DACA (Deferred Action for…

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NEW IMMIGRATION PLAN TO MINIMIZE FAMILY-BASED IMMIGRATION

President Trump is gearing up to unveil a new immigration plan that will reportedly serve as a central part of his re-election campaign message, with a projected twofold purpose: 1. to impose new security measures at the U.S.-Mexico border; and 2. to increase the education and skills requirements for people allowed to migrate to the United States. He is scheduled to reveal some of the details of this proposal during a Rose Garden ceremony this afternoon.…

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IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY EDWARD SHULMAN INTERVIEWED ABOUT JOE GIUDICE’S DEPORATION APPEAL DENIAL FROM THE BIA

During a recent Q&A interview with Hollywood Life, Immigration Attorney Edward Shulman supplied legal expert answers to questions about RHONJ star Joe Giudice's Deportation Appeal Denial and his legal fight to stay in the United States. In particular, Shulman answered questions relating to potential reasons for the BIA (Board of Immigration Appeals) denial, Mr. Giudice's next steps, the length of time he could likely spend in ICE Detention fighting deportation, and the process of an Appeal…

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DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL JULÍN CASTRO UNVEILS PLAN TO FIX IMMIGRATION POLICIES

Julián Castro, Democratic Presidential candidate from the state of Texas announced a plan to decriminalize illegal entry into the United States and to grant a path to citizenship for millions.  Appearing on MSNBC’s, The Rachel Maddow Show last night, he discussed the import of revamping asylum and detention policies, he opposes Trump’s border wall, he supports a pathway to citizenship, and he stated that ICE should be reconstituted with a more humane and compassionate approach to…

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EDWARD SHULMAN INTERVIEWED BY HOLLYWOOD LIFE FOR EXPERT OPINION ON JOE GIUDICE IMMIGRATION CASE

Immigration Attorney Edward Shulman's expert legal opinion was most recently sought by the online celebrity and entertainment news site Hollywood Life, a subsidiary of Penske Media Corporation launched by longtime magazine editor Bonnie Fuller, the former editor of the magazines Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Us Weekly. Attorney Shulman provided an exclusive interview, as part of the "Expert Says" series in which Los Angeles-based Hollywood news reporter Sarah Jones asked him to provide an expert opinion on the…

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R&B STAR MIGUEL’S SONG “NOW SHEDS LIGHT ON IMMIGRATION ISSUES

  R&B star Miguel, long known for his poignant statements regarding social justice and civil rights, recently released a song called “Now which tackles issues related to detention centers in the United States. His haunting ballad is both a civil rights call to action and a portrait of the inhumane conditions in immigration detention centers. Miguel’s video for the song features both activists and former detainees discussing their views about and experiences with immigration detention in…

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IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY EDWARD SHULMAN APPEARS ON E! NEWS

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, Immigration Attorney Edward Shulman appeared on E! News, hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy. The purpose of Shulman‘s television appearance was to shed light and weigh in on immigration-related issues in entertainment news. Shulman is a frequent contributor to various media outlets, providing an expert immigration legal opinion on current affairs. E! News is a daily newscast, which has aired since 1991, and is one of the longest running programs…

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E! NEWS INVITES EDWARD SHULMAN TO STUDIO FOR EXPERT LEGAL OPINION

Immigration attorney Edward Shulman, head of the New Jersey-based immigration law firm, the Shulman Law Group, was invited by E! News on Thursday to participate in a studio interview at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City.  Specifically, Shulman was selected as one of the nations leading immigration attorneys to provide expert immigration legal opinions regarding the TLC Reality Show 90 Day Fiancé. In addition to shedding light on the K-1 Visa process and how it…

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EDWARD SHULMAN‘S LEGAL OPINION SOUGHT BY MEDIA REGARDING 90-DAY FIANCÉ SHOW

Immigration attorney and founder of the Shulman Law Group, Edward Shulman, has been interviewed by US Weekly magazine, providing an expert immigration opinion about one of the cast members of the TLC show, 90-day fiancé. The highly popular immigration-related reality show chronicles several couples involved in long-distance international romantic relationships wherein they have 90 days to marry. Utilizing a specialized visa, called a K-1 visa, which allows foreign fiancés of American citizens to come to the…

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