Los quiero mucho y estoy con ustedes. I love you and I am with you.
201611.09
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Los quiero mucho y estoy con ustedes. I love you and I am with you.

Dear friends and clients, I know we are all reeling from the election results. Understandably, you are looking to your attorney for reassurance about your future and your family’s future. I am here for you and want you to have this information.  I will continue to fight for you. I cannot explain why Donald Trump…

Vote for you and your loved ones. Vota para ti y tus seres queridos.
201610.24
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Vote for you and your loved ones. Vota para ti y tus seres queridos.

by on October 24, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

Una pieza central en las eleciones de este año ha sido inmigración. Los candidatos presidenciales han mantenido clara sus posiciones, y debemos prestar atención en quien continuara haciendo cambios progresivos para una reforma comprensiva de inmigración. En el debate final presidencial los candidatos elucidaron su posición antitética sobre la tema controversial. El candidato republicano arranco su…

USCIS: Immigration Fees are Going Up – Subirán Tarifas de Inmigracion
201610.22
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USCIS: Immigration Fees are Going Up – Subirán Tarifas de Inmigracion

by on October 22, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

Starting December, USCIS raises their fees on various immigration forms. If you or a loved one need help with your immigration case, please contact Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch at 512.599.8500. Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. A partir de Diciembre, USCIS subirá las tarifas de varias formas de inmigración. Si usted or un familiar necesitan ayuda con sus…

No Human Being is Illegal
201610.04
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No Human Being is Illegal

by on October 4, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

We encourage positivity and love at our Austin immigration office. Our clients are very much like our extended family. Our new Pinterest page reflects our commitment to making the world a kinder and more informed place. Check out our latest pins! If you or loved one need legal help, contact Austin immigration lawyer, Kate Lincoln-Goldfich…

Client Passes Citizenship Exam
201609.28
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Client Passes Citizenship Exam

by on September 28, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

As an immigration attorney in Austin, I experience an array of emotions on a daily basis. Sometimes we have wins and sometimes there are extra challenges. Today, I am so proud of my client today for passing his citizenship exam. We are all smiles!!! 🙂 Mi trabajo como abogada de inmigración en Austin viene con…

End mass incarceration of refugees in Texas
201609.14
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End mass incarceration of refugees in Texas

by on September 14, 2016 in Blog, espanol

Denise Gilman was my professor at University of Texas school of law, where she also serves as Director of the Immigration Clinic, and Im proud to be the Austin immigration attorney I am today in great part because of her. Refugees seek asylum from violence and persecution from their home countries. It is unfathomable that we…

Texas reaches deal on birth certificates for immigrant kids
201609.12
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Texas reaches deal on birth certificates for immigrant kids

by on September 12, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

If you or a loved one have any questions over this issue, please do not hesitate to contact Austin immigration attorney, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch. 512-599-8500 Si usted un o un ser querido tiene preguntas sobre obtener actas de nacimiento para su hijo o hija en Tejas, favor de llamar la abogada de inmigración, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch. 512-599-8500…

August Phone Bank
201608.09
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August Phone Bank

by on August 9, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

Telemundo Austin and Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch plus her team join forces for a LIVE phone bank in Austin at the Telemundo studios where you can phone in with any question on immigration you may have! Telemundo Austin y la abogada de inmigración Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch se juntan para un banco de llamadas! Marquen al numero que esta…

201607.27
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Obama Administration: Central American Refugees To Be Temporarily Protected in Costa Rica

The refugee crisis does not disappear overnight simply because it is not in the spotlight of political commentators or social media pages. Thousands of Central Americans seeking refuge from violence and persecution still need help. In an effort to meet this demand, the Obama administration has announced a partnership with Costa Rica to extend protection, albeit…

June Phone Bank
201606.10
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June Phone Bank

Austin’s favorite immigration attorney and team has teamed up with Telemundo Austin once again to answer your questions on immigration on the phone in a program called El Poder de Saber!  (Translation: The Power of Knowing) Nos hemos juntado con Telemundo Austin para hacer banco de llamadas y contestar sus preguntas sobre inmigracion en un…

201605.09
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Interview with Ellis Prater-Burgess

Kate spoke to Ellis Prater-Burgess on her experience working with refugees at the Hutto detention center. Follow the link below for the full story. Kate se entrevisto con Ellis Prater-Burgess y nos cuenta de su experiencia con los refugiados en el centro de detencion en Hutto. Hagan clic en el enlace de abajo para ver…

Happy Mother’s Day
201605.08
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Happy Mother’s Day

“Madre hay solo una, no la ames en pasado o futuro. Ámala en presente.” – Pedro Pantoja Santiago Feliz de las Madres de mi familia a ustedes! Yo estare con mi pequeña. 🙂 (Translation: “There is only one mother, so do not love her in the past or future. Love her in the present.”) Happy…

TBT: Cinco De Mayo 2016
201605.05
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TBT: Cinco De Mayo 2016

Despues de un dia largo en el trabajo, que no se nos olvide la conmemoración de la Batalla de Puebla. Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Que siempre sigan luchando para superar las batallas de cada dia. Salud! After a long day at the office, let us not forget the Mexican army’s victory at the Battle of…

201603.16
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Nora Goes to Court

by on March 16, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

It might surprise you to hear that immigrants are not given free legal representation in court — even if they are children.  The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently sued the Justice Department regarding the issue of no representation for children.  During a deposition in the lawsuit, Immigration Judge Jack Weil claimed that children as young as…

Barbara Hines on Family Detention Centers
201603.01
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Barbara Hines on Family Detention Centers

We’ve said once and we’ll say it again: Detention centers are not suitable for people escaping crime and violence. Barbara Hines makes several great points about family detention and the options we have as more humane alternatives. Kate studied and worked alongside Barbara Hines before forming her own private practice as one of Austin’s most…

201602.01
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American Heart Association – Go Red for Women

by on February 1, 2016 in Blog, english, espanol

The Go Red for Women campaign, founded by the American Heart Association, aims to spend awareness of the fact that women’s number one killer is heart disease. Most importantly, its purpose serves to motivate all women to become proactive in the improvement and maintenance of their cardiovascular health. Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch (and her daughter Nora!) participated in…

201601.15
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PETITION: Immigrant Mother Affected by ICE Raid Suffering Seizures – Help get her released!

An immigrant mother who has been affected by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raids earlier this month has suffered three seizures at the Dilley Center since her detainment in a raid that took place in Atlanta. This mother’s health continued to deteriorate as demonstrated by the fourth seizure she suffered yesterday afternoon. Immigrant families…

201601.06
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Help Stop Raids at Family Detention Centers

The Department of Homeland Security, under the direction of Secretary Jeh Johnson, began its operation focused on the immediate removal of undocumented immigrants and their families, the majority of which are seeking asylum from persecution. The deportation raids this weekend yielded over 100 adults and children that were arrested and sent to family detention centers…

201512.14
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A Day In the Life: Refugees and Their Stories

American Gateways is an inspiring non-profit organization dedicated to providing legal aid and representation to immigrants and asylum-seekers. Below are a few of the stories from refugees American Gateways has helped — if you would like to contribute to their mission, visit http://www.americangateways.org/. Maria: Central America Maria traveled alone – confronting the risk of kidnapping and…

201512.02
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It’s Time To Be Heard Again!

by on December 2, 2015 in Blog, english, espanol

Tell Texas: Detention centers are not child care facilities! On November 20, 2015, state District Judge Karin Crump of Travis County ruled that Texas may not claim an “emergency” to expedite the licensing of two private detention centers holding immigrant families. This move was an attempted workaround to a federal district judge’s ruling in July that…

201511.25
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Join AILA in Protecting Syrian Refugees

by on November 25, 2015 in Blog, english, espanol

AILA.ORG — As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Syrian refugees are still fleeing and in need of protection worldwide. Since its founding, our nations has given refuge to those fleeing persecution. But now, many want to bar all Syrian and Iraqi refugees from entering into the United States. As early as December 2, the Senate may…

201510.28
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Immigrant Mothers Required To Wear Ankle Bracelets as part of ATD

Remember if you or a loved one need help with your immigration case, please call Austin immigration attorney, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch today.  Immigrant mothers seeking asylum from harsh conditions in their countries of origin are now being required to wear ankle monitors as part of an immigration reinforcement policy set by ICE, known as “alternative detention,”…

201510.23
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Family Detention Center in Pennsylvania Faces Likely Shutdown In Major Victory for Immigrants

PA Dept of Human Services Sends Letter Questioning Berks County Center’s License to Detain Children Leesport, Pennsylvania (10/22/15)—Today, in a major blow to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) practice of detaining children and families, and a remarkable victory for immigrants in Pennsylvania and across the country, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (PA DHS) issued…

201510.21
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Urgent Action Needed: Stop Texas DFPS From Licensing Family Detention Centers

by on October 21, 2015 in Blog, english, espanol

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services may soon license family detention centers and we need your help to stop it. These prison-like facilities are unfit to provide fundamental childcare and their conditions are in direct violation of a 1997 court settlement (Flores V. Reno), which defines the standards for the detention, release, and treatment of…

201510.16
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End Family Detention

by on October 16, 2015 in Blog, english, espanol

Many families that immigrate to Texas end up in family detention. These facilities are not suitable for childcare, and it is inappropriate that they be treated as if they were criminals. Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch works with other Austin immigration lawyers to ensure everyone receives the legal help they need. Join the DC-MD-VA Coalition in Support of…