22 Dec 2021

The reform provision sought to include work permits for immigrants who have been in the U.S. since before 2011 and make available unused family-based or employment-based visas, as well as reduce immigration backlogs, among other efforts. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/12/16/1061030363/senate-parliamentarian-rejects-immigration-reform-in-democrats-spending-bill

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14 Jul 2021

You do not have to be driving a car in order to be charged with an OWI in Wisconsin. According to Wisconsin law, if you are “operating” a vehicle under the influence, then can be charged with an OWI. Sitting behind the wheel while your car is running is still considered “operating” a vehicle. If […]

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28 Jun 2021

The Biden administration has announced that more “remain in Mexico” asylum seekers will be able to enter the U.S. to pursue asylum claims. The first of thousands of asylum seekers were admitted last week. This initiative is projected to aid tens of thousands of people.  The “remain in Mexico” policy forced migrants to stay in […]

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21 Jun 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation asserts the existence of Wisconsin’s open container law. This law states that it is illegal to “have an opened container on your person in a motor vehicle on a public highway.” If you wish to transport alcohol beverages that have an opened seal, then you must keep them in the […]

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16 Jun 2021

A special needs trust allows for an individual with a disability to receive assets without becoming ineligible for government benefits such as Medicaid. There are two types of special needs trusts, which include a self-settled special needs trust and a third-party special needs trust. There are intricate guidelines that govern special needs trusts. It is […]

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19 May 2021

As exhibited by the following Wisconsin Department of Transportation OWI Penalty Chart, the consequences of any OWI charge become steeper in the event that a minor is in the vehicle. In these cases, a minor is considered anyone who is under 16 years of age. This means they are not old enough to drive themselves.  […]

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