What is the NC Second Chance Act?

What is the Second Chance Act? The Second Chance Act is a proposed law that changes and expands expungements in North Carolina. It is also known as Senate Bill 562 and recently passed the North Carolina Senate. What does the Second Chance Act do? The Second Chance Act provides that charges which result in a [...]

What is the NC Second Chance Act?2020-06-22T14:59:52-04:00

Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Attempt to End DACA

En Español Today the Supreme Court of the United States halted the Trump administration’s attempt to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. Dummit Fradin offers our sincere congratulations to all of our clients, staff members, and their families who benefit from the protections this program affords! We are proud [...]

Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Attempt to End DACA2020-06-24T10:17:40-04:00

Is the Supreme Court Making It Easier to Deport Green Card Holders?

Leer en Español On April 23, 2020, the conservative majority issued a decision affecting immigrants in Barton v. Barr. Many pro-immigrant advocates have written scathing commentary about the case, using it as an example of the conservative majority on the Supreme Court moving in line with Trump’s agenda to make it easier to deport documented [...]

Is the Supreme Court Making It Easier to Deport Green Card Holders?2020-05-06T11:36:57-04:00

Trump’s Executive Order to Stop Immigration for 60 Days

On Wednesday evening, April 22, 2020, President Donald Trump released the text of an immigration executive order claiming to stop immigration to the United States for a period of at least 60 days. The order purports to justify this broad use of presidential power by claiming to limit the strain on our overburdened healthcare system [...]

Trump’s Executive Order to Stop Immigration for 60 Days2020-04-23T15:12:57-04:00

Does the NC Stay at Home Order Impact My Custody Order?

Many parents are concerned about how the current Stay at Home Order will affect their current custody order or agreement. Should they suspend one parent’s visitation? Will they be charged criminally for leaving their homes to participate in a custody exchange? The answer to these questions is no. NC Stay at Home Order and Custody [...]

Does the NC Stay at Home Order Impact My Custody Order?2020-04-06T16:50:23-04:00

Modifying Jail Bond During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Do you have a loved one being held in jail on a bond they cannot afford to pay? Now is the time to file a Motion to Modify the Jail Bond and get them out! Increased COVID-19 Risk for Inmates Inmates of North Carolina county jails face an increased risk of exposure to the COVID-19 [...]

Modifying Jail Bond During the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-04-06T16:04:04-04:00

Do I Qualify for an Expungement in NC?

Before petitioning for an expungement, you will need to determine if you qualify for an expungement in North Carolina. With the recent changes to expungement laws, this step can be quite confusing. Below, we answer common questions about the requirements for an expungement in NC. What is an Expungement? In North Carolina, an expungement is [...]

Do I Qualify for an Expungement in NC?2020-03-25T12:05:41-04:00

Fighting for Asylum Rights during a Trump Presidency

By Devon Senges, Immigration Attorney at Dummit Fradin Leer versión en español I spent a week volunteering at the Mexican-U.S. border, working alongside other attorneys who came from all over the country to help people asking for protection in the United States. U.S. Federal law provides several forms of protection for people who are fleeing [...]

Fighting for Asylum Rights during a Trump Presidency2019-11-04T11:28:40-05:00

Federal Judge Counters Trump’s Public Charge Rule

By Devon Senges, Immigration Attorney at Dummit Fradin Leer versión en español For decades, the United States has denied permanent residency to anyone likely to rely primarily upon the government for their main source of support. This is the “public charge” bar to residency and is currently codified in the Immigration Nationality Act section 212(a)(4). [...]

Federal Judge Counters Trump’s Public Charge Rule2019-11-04T10:50:45-05:00

What to Do If You’re Detained by ICE in North Carolina

When it comes to dealing with Immigration Customs Enforcement officers, it's better to be safe than sorry. Being prepared for an ICE raid will help you stay calm throughout the process. Below are our tips for how to prepare and what to do in the event that you're detained by ICE in North Carolina. [...]

What to Do If You’re Detained by ICE in North Carolina2019-11-06T16:13:11-05:00
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