In securing an important, favorable opinion from the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics, YMF recently made a significant stride in the battle for immigrants' rights which will offer added protection to many immigrant children facing deportation and seeking to obtain legal residency in the U.S.
Individuals who were admitted into the United States in order to fulfill contractual agreements to work as crew members on ships are barred from adjusting their status. I suppose the policy is that if a pleasure or work ship lost its crew it would be unable to leave the port. This would disrupt commerce on a global level.
All of our Attorneys are active members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association