COVID-19 Update – Court Closures

As we all figure out how to contain the spread of COVID 19, the novel coronavirus, courts and government agencies have been adjusting their policies as well. We will contact clients as they are affected, but below is general information about the courts and agencies we deal with at Walther Goss Law. Immigration court (EOIR): All immigration courts have stopped non-detained hearings, including master calendar hearings and individual hearings, through April 10, 2020. If you have a hearing during that … Continued

COVID-19 Update

First and foremost, all of us at Walther Goss Law hope that you and your families remain safe and healthy during this pandemic. We are committed to giving our clients the best possible service under the circumstances while keeping our staff and clients as safe as possible. Effective immediately, we are reducing in-person client meetings as much as possible and we are no longer accepting walk-ins to our office. Most meetings will be done by phone or video. Do not … Continued

Tips to Avoid Injuries in Autumn

Each change in season comes with its own benefits and challenges. Autumn is no different. From raking leaves to driving, autumn comes with beautiful changing colors and some increased risks. Homeowners Autumn brings leaves and to some, strain and repetitive injuries from cleaning up outside. When raking leaves, you should choose a rake that fits your height and if you can afford to, buy one with ergonomic handles. If you’re cleaning leaves and debris from your rain gutters, make sure … Continued

New blog series: What can I do now?

We have received many calls after the recent election, asking “What can I do now?” in regards to immigration status. There is a lot of uncertainty as to what will happen, but we will work to keep you informed with a series of blog posts addressing things you can do NOW to become more informed and take control of your immigration situation. If you have other suggestions of topics to address, contact us with your suggestion.

What do I do if an officer comes to my door?

First of all, it’s important to understand there are many types of law enforcers. These most commonly include police officers, FBI agents, ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) agents, and DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agents, along with others. All these officers are enforcers of the law and preventers of crime. Even so, you are not always required to open the door to law enforcement. If a law enforcer does not present a warrant (usually either search, criminal, arrest, or detention), you … Continued