How domestic violence affects permanent resident status: Part II

How domestic violence affects permanent resident status: Part II

Previously, I touched on how domestic violence offenses work in Michigan, because so many people in my experience do not fully understand it.  I defined the conviction for domestic violence and gave some examples. This post will explain how a conviction can affect...
Domestic Violence and Immigration Law: Part I

Domestic Violence and Immigration Law: Part I

Walls are a funny thing. From a practical standpoint, it’s much easier to tear one down than it is to build. But politically, around the world, we’ve always had hard time letting go of our walls. Just look at China.

Immigration Court Defense: “Cancellation of Removal”: Part I

Immigration Court Defense: “Cancellation of Removal”: Part I

I’ve already explained that the immigration court defense called “cancellation of removal” has five requirements: Ten years of presence in the United States; A wife, parent, or child that is a US citizen or legal permanent resident; The person must prove good moral...
Josh Mikrut’s Purpose as a Lawyer

Josh Mikrut’s Purpose as a Lawyer

My name is Joshua Mikrut… I am a Spanish-speaking attorney serving West Michigan.  Until last month, I worked for an office called the Avanti Law Group, where I spent three great years practicing immigration, criminal and family law.  Two weeks ago, I opened my own...