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 in E! history, covering entertainment issues with fresh perspectives and interviews regarding Hollywood’s biggest stars and influencers.
On Tuesday’s episode, Mr. Shulman was interviewed about several of the international couples utilizing the K-1 visa on the hit series, 90 Day Fiancé. In particular, he was asked to comment on and provide expert legal opinion about the immigration issues facing three couples from the most recent group of 90 Day Fiancé participants. Shulman discussed the consequences of divorce and domestic violence on spousal beneficiaries of the K-1 visa, as it relates to Ashley Martson and Jay Smith, Larissa Dos Santos and Colt Johnson, and Jonathan Rivera and Fernando Flores. The looming and prescient issue relates to whether or not the foreign national will be deported. As a leading expert on deportation defense, Shulman discussed how in certain cases, such as that of Larissa Dos Santos, an individual may be able to remain in the United States if he or she can successfully prove with probative documentation that they were the victim of domestic violence at the hands of their US citizen spouse.