President Obama Confident on Immigration

“This is not the first time where a lower court judge has blocked something or attempted to block something that ultimately is going to be lawful, and I’m confident that it is well within my authority.”  – stated President Obama confident on immigration, after a federal judge in Texas ordered a halt to the president’s executive actions on immigration.  President Obama confident on Immigration is defiant: “I think that the law is on our side and history is on our side, we are going to appeal it.”


Federal Judge Stalls Obama Immigration Executive Action

A federal judge in Texas, Andrew S. Hanen of Federal District Court in Brownsville, has issued a temporary injunction on implementation of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration – the expanded deferred action for young immigrants was slated to start tomorrow, February 18, 2015.  The Federal Judge Stalls Obama Immigration Executive Action as a result of 26 states (including Texas) claiming they will “suffer irreparable harm in this case.” (more…)

Children in El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Parole into US

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has established a new program called Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee/Parole Program that will allow certain qualified minor children in El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Parole into US as Refugee.  This  new program was established to provide a safe, legal, and orderly alternative to the dangerous journey that some children are currently undertaking to the United States. (more…)

Lawsuit Blocks Obama Immigration Action

Immigrants are bracing this week for a showdown between the Federal Court and President Obama’s administration in a pending lawsuit blocks Obama immigration action.  Twenty-five states have joined the State of Texas in lawsuit blocks Obama immigration action claiming his executive action on immigration was unconstitutional.  This is a classic case of judge shopping as the case was filed in Texas’s conservative-leaning Brownsville district with Judge Andrew Hanen presiding, who is a staunch critic of the Obama administration’s immigration policies.  If Judge Hanen decides (more…)

DACA Young Immigrants Filing Open on February 18, 2015

President Obama expanded deportation protection and issuance of work permit to DACA young immigrants who have no legal status in the U.S., entered the U.S. before age 16, lived in the U.S. since January 1, 2010, are in school or have H.S./GED degree, are of any age and have no felony or significant misdemeanors. DACA young immigrants can start submitting their applications for a work permit and deportation protection on February 18, 2015. If you need assistance on preparing and filing your DACA young immigrants petition, the Gail Law Firm can help you. Call our office at 1-877-GAIL-LAW or 407-292-7730.   (more…)

H1B Visa – Immigration Law


The H1B visa is a temporary work permit that allows a foreign national to work in the United States for a temporary period. It is available for offers of employment that are in a specialty occupation that require theoretical or practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge, including, but not limited to: scientists, engineers, or computer programmers.  A person may hold H1B visa status for a maximum of six years, and it may be issued in increments of up to three years by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. An employee may receive extensions (more…)

Green Card i-551

A green card i-551 can be issued for two (2) years or ten (10) years.  If your green card card is lost or needs replacement or renewal, call the Immigration Law Offices of Gail Seeram for assistance.  We will file your application for a replacement green card i-551 and make an appointment for you to get a temporary green card i-551 stamp in your passport.  Processing times for replacement a green card can vary (more…)

Orlando Immigration Court

Immigration Lawyer Gail Seeram has been representing immigrants in the Orlando Immigration Court since 2004 and practicing law since 1999.  The Orlando Immigration Court is located at 3535 Lawton Road, Orlando, FL 32803.  The telephone number for the Orlando Immigration Court is 407-722-8900.  Currently, the Orlando Immigration Court has seven (7) immigration judges.  If you have received a notice of hearing with a date and time (more…)

“Illegal vs. Undocumented” – Immigration Lawyer Gail Seeram Weigh In

Immigration Lawyer Gail Seeram weighs in on the politically correct term to use when describing an immigrant without legal status in the United States – “illegal immigrant” or “undocumented immigrant”.  This debate has been ongoing among immigration lawyer, media and latino.  In the presidential candidate debate between Obama and Romney – Obama used the term “undocumented” and Romney used the term “illegal”.  We all know who won the presidential election – Obama.  Immigration Lawyer Gail Seeram explains (more…)

Deportation Protection By Obama Force State Lawsuits

Immigration Lawyer Gail Seeram fights deportation cases for her clients and is supportive of President Obama’s executive action granting deportation protection to nearly 4 million undocumented immigrants.  Last November, President Obama issued an executive order to give deportation protection to immigrants who enter under age 16, immigrant parents of U.S. citizens, expanded who can apply for the provisional waiver for unlawful presence and increased employment and investment opportunities for immigrants.  A federal lawsuit was filed (more…)