Crimmigration - What is It?

Posted by Matthew Green | Jul 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are not a U.S. citizen, and you are charged with a crime, you automatically have two legal systems that threaten to penalize you with incarceration, fines, probation and, ultimately, deportation. It is dangerous for any noncitizen charged with a crime to handle their case without a good criminal lawyer. But it is nearly as dangerous to use a criminal lawyer who does not understand immigration law. At our law firm, our lawyers work in both of these worlds. Mr. Green has been a criminal defense attorney his entire career, which began over 17 years ago. He and his team of experienced lawyers have years of experience fighting cases in both criminal and immigration courts.

Tensions Rise Between AZ County Sheriffs and CCA

Posted by Matthew Green | Feb 06, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tensions are running high between Arizona county sheriffs and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). The main source of this contention is money. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, along with other state sheriffs’ offices, argue that Arizona is wasting money by moving inmates to a private prison.

AZ Immigrants Delay Signing Up For Health Care

Posted by Matthew Green | Dec 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

About one-third of the 40 million individuals who are currently residing in the U.S. but were born elsewhere, lack health insurance. Many immigrants in Arizona and the rest of the nation are concerned about what might happen if they sign up for the new health insurance program.

Arizona Immigrants: Prepare for Holiday Travel

Posted by Matthew Green | Dec 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is approaching and many have already begun their travels around the country to visit with family and friends. And while most U.S. citizens worry about airport delays or weather conditions, immigrants are often faced with even more challenges during this time of year.

Never Forget

Posted by Matthew Green | Sep 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

Amidst policy debates over immigration reform, we often forget the human tragedies that accompany the border conflict we find ourselves in. In a stark reminder of why immigrants' rights are such a pressing human rights concern, six Central Americans riding atop a train in hopes of coming to the U...

"Path to Citizenship" Immigration Reform May Be Close

Posted by Matthew Green | Apr 07, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to CBS News, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives is approaching a deal on immigration reform that would tighten border security, crack down on employers who hire undocumented workers, and extend a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants.  This is posit...

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