La mia famiglia Italiano – Immigrant Heritage Month

Like Julia and Jenna before me, I too would like to share a little bit about my family heritage for Immigrant Heritage Month. For a third generation Italian-American, I’m as Italian as it gets. My family heritage concentrates in Sicily and the Naples, Italy area. In fact, Italians are the fourth largest European ethnic group to emigrate to the United States (US) and the seventh largest worldwide. The largest Read More

Moje Rodina – Immigrant Heritage Month

By Jenna Dolecek In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, I’d like to share a little about my family heritage too. My family is from all over Europe. My dad’s side is Irish, Czech, with a pinch of German and my mother’s side is English, Irish, and with a different pinch of German. My mother’s side were mostly farmers or store owners who ended up in Iowa and Kansas and one of my great, great (etc…) aunts came to Read More

Mi Familia – Immigrant Heritage Month

By Julia Guzmán In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, I’d like to share a little about my family heritage. The Guzmán side of my family goes back eight generations in Nicaragua, where my parents were both born. The first known Guzmán in Nicaragua was a woman named Rosa from Guatemala who became pregnant by a priest named Camilo Solórzano Miranda. Seeing as priests aren’t so much supposed to have babies, her Read More

Rights & Responsibilities of Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs)

Lately, my clients who have recently been granted Lawful Permanent Resident status, have been asking questions about what it means to be a US Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR). As a result, I wanted to shed light on what being an LPR means, and, more importantly, what is does not mean. Here are my top five rights and responsibilities of being an LPR. LPR status can be revoked and certain criminal convictions may Read More

Failure to Register with Selective Service Can Hurt Your US Citizenship Application

Failure to Register with Selective Service Can Hurt Your US Citizenship Application If you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25, among the documents you may need to provide, as you make your way through the immigration process, is proof you registered with the US Selective Service. Many young men who encounter this requirement are puzzled or concerned about it. We are here to help you understand it and to calm Read More

Metro Denver immigration law firm has a new office!

After six grueling months searching for a new office space, Swenson Law Office, PC - a metro Denver immigration law firm - finally found a home for the long term: 5161 E. Arapahoe Rd., Suite 120 Centennial, CO 80122 We wanted a suite where we could grow and stop the annual cycle we've been in of moving to a new office with only modest gains in square footage. We could not be happier with what our realtor, Read More

Could the Future of DAPA be in the hands of our next President?

On Monday, November 16, 2015, the federal appeals court ruled that the current administration could not move forward with a plan to provide as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants with work permits and protection from deportation. This delay, may make it too late for the administration to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court. The administration has been trying to implement DAPA or Deferred Action for Read More

Have you thought about what it would be like to wear an ankle monitor?

Ankle monitors are not new technology but have been predominately used in monitoring criminal offenders charged with or convicted of pretty serious crimes, including domestic violence, sex offenses and DUIs. Today, more and more immigrants are now being issued ankle monitors. Let's look at Grace's situation: Grace is a 33-year-old mother from El Salvador. After spending nearly 14 months in an immigration detention Read More

Get your US citizenship in time for the 2016 election

***Offer extended to February 29, 2016*** Have your voice heard in 2016! Apply for US citizenship now so you can vote in next year's election! Swenson Law Office, PC has created a limited-time, promotional offer to encourage those who qualify to apply for their US citizenship now, with the goal of completing this immigration process in time so you can vote in the 2016 election! For those who qualify, we Read More

Obtengas tu ciudadanía y podrás votar en 2016

*** Oferta extendida hasta el 29 de febrero del 2016 *** ¡Deja que se escuche tu voz en el 2016! ¡Aplica para obtener tu ciudadanía ahora y podrás votar en las elecciones del próximo año! Swenson Law Office, PC ha creado por tiempo limitado una oferta promocional para motivar a aquellos que califican para aplicar para obtener la ciudadanía americana en este momento, con la meta de terminar este proceso Read More